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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/

  • Over 20 years coaching experience with youth soccer in northern Virginia.
  • Virginia Olympic Development Program (ODP) Head Coaching Staff at the Academy, District and State Level. Region I ODP evaluator.
  • VYSA Coaching Education Staff
  • Guest Clinician at the VYSA Convention
  • ASA PRO23 Women's Head Coach 2019-2020
  • ASA US Soccer Academy Staff 2017-2019
  • Arlington Development Program (ADP) Director 2014-2015
  • Arlington Soccer Association Travel Coach of the Year 2013-2014
  • Great Falls Soccer Club Technical Director 2011-2013


  • Virginia State Cup Champion
  • Super Y National Champion
  • ODP Region 1 Champion
  • ODP National Championship Finalist
  • USYS National League Finalist
  • League Championships: CCL, NCSL, ODSL, WAGS
  • Tournament Championships: Jeff Cup (VA), PDA (NJ), Bethesda (MD), Disney (FL), Target USA Cup (MN), WAGS (VA), Potomac (MD)
  • Head Coach for CCL United teams participating in the Gothia Cup (Sweden), Vildbjerg Cup (Denmark), and the Target USA Cup (Minnesota)
  • Coach for Virginia U16 ODP Girls vs Belgian U18 Women’s National Team (Brussels)

Coaching Licenses:

  • USSF “A” License
  • USSF National Youth Coaching License
  • USSF Grassroots Coaching Instructors License

Playing Experience/Awards/Honors:

  • 2002-2005 - VISL (Semi Pro)
  • 1999-2002 - George Mason University Men’s Soccer Team (NCAA D1 Top 25)
  • 1996-1998 - Standout athlete at Hayfield Secondary School (District and Metro Honors)
  • Youth Career: Various Tournament, League, and State Championships

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5210 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA  22205

703-527-0157 (phone)
703-527-0158 (fax)

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