Hussam “Sam” Bader

Coaching Philosophy:

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” — Pele

Coaching Experience/Accomplishments:

· Over 15 years coaching experience with youth soccer (travel and recreational) in the northern Virginia area

· Active member of the Virginia Olympic Development Program (ODP) Head Coaching Staff at the Academy, District and State Level. Region I ODP evaluator.

· Currently a member of the VYSA Coaching Education staff

· Invited as guest Clinician at the VYSA Annual Convention

· 2014-2015 - Arlington Development Program (ADP) Director

· 2011-2013 - Great Falls Soccer Club Technical Director

· Arlington Soccer Association Travel Coach of the Year 2013-2014

· Coached numerous teams in the Northern Virginia area to titles at the State Cup, Region 1, CCL, NCSL, WAGS and ODSL levels as well as numerous tournament titles locally and out of State

Coaching Licenses:

· USSF “A” License & USSF National Youth Coaching License

Playing Experience/Awards/Honors:

· 2002-2005 - VISL (Semi Pro) Numerous Teams

· 1999-2002 - George Mason University Men’s Soccer Team

· 1996-1998 - Standout athlete at Hayfield Secondary School (District and Metro Honors)

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