TJ White

TJ White

Coaching philosophy: 

  • "A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected."
  • "The people at the top don’t just work harder or even much harder than everyone else.  They work much, much harder."
  • "We are always going to struggle first! It is the price we have to pay to learn the skill. Mistakes are a part of the process."

Coaching Experience:

  • I have taught Physical Education in Fairfax County for 24 years.
  • In the ODP program, I have been a State Coach, District Coach, and Academy Coach.
  • I have been a Head Varsity Boys and Girls Coach in Fairfax County and was the Boy’s Varsity Head coach at Oakton for over 10 years.
  • I have been coaching with Arlington Soccer Association for the past 12 years.  I currently coach in the 2005 and 2010 girls age groups.  
  • I have worked at many different soccer camps including; Soccer Academy, UVA Men’s and Women’s, Rider College, ODP Regional Camp, American University and UCF.

Coaching Licenses:

  • USSF “A” License
  • USSF National Youth License
  • World Football Academy Certificate - Football Fitness
  • World Football Academy - Football Periodisation

Coaching Experience/Accomplishments:

  • My main accomplishment is having developed players who have a passion for the game. 
  • I won the VHSL coach of the year when I was at Oakton. 
  • 2013-2014 Arlington Soccer Association Travel Coach of the Year

Playing Experience/Awards/Honors:

  • I have played soccer my whole life.  I played college soccer at St Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.  I was voted team captain my senior year and was also selected to the Division II All-New England 2nd team.

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