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College Staff of the Year


United Soccer Coaches honors National and Regional Staffs of the Year for NCAA Division I, II and III, as well as NAIA, NCCAA and Junior College Divisions I, II and III. All winners receive a plaque in honor of their achievement and will be honored at the United Soccer Coaches Convention.


To qualify for consideration, a coach must be an individual United Soccer Coaches member. In order to vote for Regional and National Staff of the Year, the institution must be a College Services member. To qualify for Staff of the Year, coaching staff should exhibit the following:

  • Knowledge of the game (rules, systems, coaching philosophy)
  • Rapport with the team (respect of the players)
  • Team image (team conduct, style of play, performance)
  • Conduct on the field (positive behavior)
  • Work for coaches organization (meetings, committees)
  • Outside involvement (clinics, camps, conventions)
  • Community involvement (leagues, banquets)
  • Rapport with other coaches (cooperative, considerate)
  • Rapport with officials
  • Relationship with media (cooperative, considerate)
  • Service to United Soccer Coaches