Matt Badiee, Director of Coaching Education

Coaching Philosophy:
I strive to create a results-driven environment in the soccer community, where players are recognized for performance in technical leadership and skill. My approach centers on building and improving successful programs as a whole.  With a strong program comes strong players.  I believe by identifying weaknesses in player and coach development, we can stregthen our indiviual and team performance as a whole.

Coaching Licenses:

  • UEFA – A License
  • USSF National Staff Instructor
  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF) – A License, B License, C License GK License, Regional instructor since 2005
  • DFB – 2015 International A License Hennef Germany
  • KNVB – Level II Diploma
  • CBF – Advance coaching license from Sao-Paulo Football Syndication, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • USYSA – National Youth License
  • NSCAA – Premier License, Advance National Diploma

Top Coaching Accomplishments:

  • Coached both boys and girls age groups from U6 to U22
  • United Soccer League (USL) 5 years
  • Head Coach for Northern Virginia Majestics
  • Assistant and GK coach for Northern Virginia Royals
  • Northern District Olympic Development coach, U13, U14 and U17  Central District Head Coach ODP – U13-U18 boys and girls
  • Assistant Technical Director for VYSA U9-U18 boys and girls
  • Region 1 Assessor (2009-2014) – A Region coach that assists with the player selection and training
  • 2015 – REGION1 Champion with 2000 boys. Qualified for 2016 USYSA ODP National championship in Dallas, Texas
  • 2014 – NATIONAL Runner-up – 1999 boys
  • 2013 – REGION1 Champion – 1999 boys
  • 2012 – REGION1 Champion – 1997 boys / 3rd in nation
  • 2011 – REGION1 Champion – 1996 boys 4th in nation
  • 2010 – REGION1 Champion and 2010 National Champion with 1995 boys Virginia ODP (for first time in ODP, 1st and 2nd teams in the region were from Virginia)
  • 2009 –REGION 1 Champion with 1993 girls and 3rd place in the nation
  • 2008 – REGION1 Champion – U15 boys
  • 2007 – REGION1 Champion
  • 2007 national runner-up – U17 boys
  • 2003 – Virginia Boys Coach of the Year

Playing Experience:

  • 1979-1980 Tehran select National Pool U15.
  • 1977-1981 Saad-Abaad Division 1
  • 1981-1984 FC Dudweiler- Saarbrucken Germany
  • 1985-1998 British Bulldogs
  • Active player in the 40+ NVSL

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