Chris Cadogan

Chris Cadogan

Born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Raleigh, NC, Chris Cadogan played competitive soccer beginning at a young age. While in North Carolina, Chris began his competitive youth playing experience with Capital Area Soccer League (CASL), one of the top ranked youth clubs in the nation.

During his high school years, Chris played 2 years of varsity soccer and was named captain his senior year. Also, he earned first team all conference honors and was voted team MVP in his last year.

Upon completion of high school, Chris attended Hampden-Sydney College where he was a 4 year starter.  While anchoring the HSC defense, Chris garnered 3 All-ODAC Conference awards, Team Defensive MVP, Team MVP, and Team Rookie of the Year.

Chris currently holds a USSF ’B’ License, a National Youth License and completed his NSCAA Junior Level V Diploma. Chris is looking to continue his coaching education as a candidate for the USSF National ‘A’ License.

Most recently, Chris led his G03 Copa team were finalists in the WA Youth Soccer Challenge Cup (2014). In previous years, Chris coached his B00 Samba team to a semi final appearance(2013), led his B98 Tango team to a Challenge Cup championship (2012), and led his B98 West Blue team to a Founders Cup finals appearance (2011).

Qualifications/Education
USSF “B” License
USSF National Youth License
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Hampden-Sydney College
Masters of Arts, Sports Administration and Leadership, Seattle University

Coaching Experience
2013/2014      Head Coach, Seattle United G03 Copa & B00 Samba
2012/2013      Head Coach, Seattle United B00 Samba & G02 Tango
2011/2012      Head Coach, B98 Tango & G00 West Blue
2010/2011      Head Coach, B98 West Blue & B99 West White

Playing Experience
2002-2006        Hampden-Sydney College
1998-2002        Leesville Road High School
1995-1998        CASL Elite
1994-1995        Triangle FC

Playing Honors
2006    2nd Team All-ODAC, Team MVP
2005    2nd Team All-ODAC, Team Defensive Player of the Year
2004    2nd Team All-ODAC, Team Defensive Player of the Year
2003    Team Award Defensive MVP, Rookie of the Year
2002    Pac-9 All Conference

Coaching Philosophy
As a big believer in hard work, I try to provide my players (boys and girls) with the motivation and tools to compete to the best of their ability. In addition to a foundation of hard work, I believe that technical ability is an important part any player’s development. Finally, as a coach I stress to young athletes the importance of physical fitness, nutrition, and a positive attitude toward competition. My passion for coaching and working with young athletes has allowed me to give back to the game that has given me so much as a player.

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