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Michael Smith



Head Coach


Bellevue, WA

Youth Coaching Experience

  • Coaching with Eastside FC since 2001

  • Coaching youth soccer – over 40 years

Coaching Licenses

  • Member of the United States Soccer Federation

  • USSF National “B” License

  • USSF National “Youth” License

High School Coaching Experience

  • Head Coach Newport HS Girls Soccer – 32 years

  • Head Coach Newport HS Boys Soccer – 5 years

  • Head Coach Sammamish HS Boys Soccer – 17 years


  • Kingco Conference “Coach of the Year” – 7 times

  • Kingco Conference Recognition “Lifetime Pass”

  • Dedication and Commitment Award – KingCo Conference

  • Eastside Journal Coach of the Year Award

  • Former - Member of the International Coaches Association

  • Former - Member of the Washington State Youth Soccer Association Coaching Staff

  • Former youth, adult, collegiate and professional player

Coaching Summary

Enjoy the game and develop good habits.

Quote “Work hard and good things will happen”


  • Married since February 1980 to my wife Jeanine

  • We have one son Kyler who is an electrical engineer.

  • Seattle Sounders FC season tickets holder since 2009

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