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High School Coach of the Year


United Soccer Coaches honors National and Regional Coaches of the Year for High School Coaches. All winners receive a plaque in honor of their achievement and will be honored at the annual Convention.


To qualify for consideration, a coach must be a member of United Soccer Coaches, as well as have a successful record for that season. In addition, the coach 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)
  • Involvement in local, state, and or national coaching organizations (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)

Eligible coaches will receive an access code from their respective regional chair that must be entered before the nomination form is enabled. If you were given an access code by your regional chair and are ready to fill out the nomination form you may do so below.

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