Coach McKinstry is a UEFA Pro Licensed Football Coach. He is currently Head Coach of the Uganda National Team - the Uganda 'Cranes'. By December 2019, after only 3 months in charge, Uganda had won CECAFA 2019; were sitting top of their AFCON qualification group; and had secured 9 wins and 1 draw from 10 games.
Johnny McKinstry is one of the most intelligent, level-headed and knowledgeable managers in the game today. Few can match his achievements by the age of 30, and fewer still the success he has enjoyed in the game.