US Club Soccer hires Brian Seifert as Newest Coach Licensing Technical Lead
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 8, 2021) – US Club Soccer is excited to announce the addition of Brian Seifert to its group of Coach Licensing Technical Leads in support of U.S. Soccer coach licensing programming.
Seifert, based out of California, was carefully selected to work with US Club Soccer member organizations in the west region to improve coach licensing accessibility and instructor support. He joins US Club Soccer’s group of Coach Licensing Technical Leads, which includes Beau Morki (Northeast and Southeast) and Marcie Schwartz (North Central and South Central).
“I am excited for the opportunity to work with US Club Soccer and U.S. Soccer assisting coaches in furthering their education and being part of a positive learning experience,” said Seifert.
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Seifert holds a U.S. Soccer National B License and brings 22 years of coaching experience to the position. He is currently working with Davis Legacy Soccer Club in Davis, California, where he is the U-6/U-8 Development Director. Seifert has coached players ranging from the ages of 4-18 years old throughout his career and has also worked as a U-6 to U-8 and a U-9 through U-11 program director. His path as a coach educator began in 2018 with Sacramento Republic, where he created and delivered coaching education to youth coaches in the Sacramento area. Seifert began working as a Coach Developer with U.S. Soccer in 2019.
All three Coach Licensing Technical Leads hold the U.S. Soccer Grassroots Instructor License and are active instructors with US Club Soccer.
Since Morki, Schwartz and Seifert have been brought on staff in 2021, US Club Soccer has facilitated over 200 courses, including 31 D courses and five C courses in 22 states. US Club Soccer has hosted more than 350 grassroots courses since 2018.
“Brian is an excellent addition to our Coach Licensing team and will be instrumental in support of our growth in hosting U.S. Soccer coaching education,” said Ashley Lehr, US Club Soccer Sr. Manager of Club Development & Outreach. “We truly have a strong group in Beau, Marcie and Brian and look forward to continuing to offer support in providing U.S. Soccer coaching education for aspiring coaches and instructors.”
US Club Soccer member organizations can apply to host grassroots modules, D courses and C courses.
For more information on U.S. Soccer coach education courses hosted by US Club Soccer, please visit usclubsoccer.org/ussoccer-coach-education.
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