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Board of Directors Nominations are Now Open

Serving on the Board of Directors is the ultimate way to give back to the association and the game as a whole. The elected position will have a six-year cycle on the Board. During that cycle, the elected position will spend four years as Vice President, and then ascend to become President. They then serve a final year on the Board as Past President. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, adults of all ages, various geographical regions, and all levels of the game to self-nominate themselves to be considered for United Soccer Coaches Board of Directors election.

This self-nomination process will stay open until 11:59 PM CST, November 30, 2023. Once the nomination questionnaire is completed, it is sent directly to United Soccer Coaches Nominations and Elections Committee who will select the Board of Director candidates to be voted on by United Soccer Coaches Membership.

About the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for determining the association’s mission and purpose, ensuring effective organizational planning, providing financial oversight, and determining and monitoring United Soccer Coaches programming. Candidates should possess strong leadership and communication skills, the willingness to think critically and share ideas, a passion for serving the association, as well as, qualities, skills, and attributes that strengthen the diversity of the Board of Directors. Candidates must be a current member of the association. The Vice President will serve for four consecutive years, followed by one-year terms as President and Immediate Past President (in total, 6 years of service).

Board members are expected to attend meetings regularly and contribute to the strategic mission of United Soccer Coaches. The role of a Board Member can vary depending on committee service and current tasks of the board, however, members can expect to participate in monthly phone calls, weekly/monthly tasks, and other official business of the Board of Directors. View our Board of Director Members.

All questions regarding the nomination process can be directed to elections@unitedsoccercoaches.org.

Nomination & Election Timeline:

October 1, 2023 Nomination period opens

November 30, 2023 Nomination period closes (11:59 PM CST)

December 2-10, 2023 Committee reviews and selects the nominees

December 11-14, 2023 Nominees contacted

December 15, 2023 Nominees announced to the membership

January 2-12, 2024 Elections open to membership

January 12, 2024 Voting closes (12:00 PM PT)

January 12, 2023 Winner announced at the annual membership meeting and communicated to the United Soccer Coaches Membership