2021 PRESENTERS

United Soccer Coaches is excited to unveil a wide variety of presenters you will get to experience within the Digital Convention, January 11-15, 2021.  This event will be like no other experience, giving attendees live access to 50 educational sessions and workshops presented by some of the top talent in the World.  You will hear from coaches in MLS, NWSL, national federations, top European clubs, and NCAA soccer programs. The presenters and organizations listed below will continue to grow. Be sure to check this page often for new presenters!

^The full Digital Convention schedule with session descriptions will be released later this fall. Please check back frequently as the Digital Convention schedule will be updated often. Presenters are subject to change. 

Freya Coombe

Head Coach, Sky Blue FC

 Presenting Topic: The Sky Blue FC Way

Jesse Marsch

Head Coach, Red Bull Salzburg

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Carrie Taylor

Technical Consultant, Jamaica Women's National Team

Presenting Topic: Everyone Loves Feedback… Even You Coach

Hubert Busby Jr.

Head Coach, Jamaica Women's National Team

Presenting Topic: The Role of the Modern Day Coach: Creating a Culture of Excellence

Staci Wilson

USWNT Olympic Gold Medalist; Founder, In Balance Training

Topic Coming Soon

Carlos Somoano

Head Men's Soccer Coach, University of North Carolina

 Presenting Topic: Coach and Captain Journey to a Championship
Amanda Cromwell

Head Women's Soccer Coach, UCLA

Topic Coming Soon

Anson Dorrance

Head Women's Soccer Coach, University of North Carolina

Presenting Topic: Coaching Mentally Tough Athletes:  Are They Born or Made?

Dr. Colleen Hacker

Pacific Lutheran University Professor, Certified Mental Performance Consultant

Presenting Topic: Coaching Mentally Tough Athletes:  Are They Born or Made?
Keidane McAlpine

Head Women's Soccer Coach, University of Southern California

Topic Coming Soon

Donna Fishter

Leadership Coach & Team Architect, Donna Fishter Consulting

 Presenting Topic: How to Train Your Captains and Team Leaders
John O'Sullivan

Founder, Changing the Game Project

Presenting Topic: To be a Better Coach, Be a Better You: How Self Awareness Drives Coaching Excellence
Emma Hayes

Head Coach, Chelsea FC Women

Topic Coming Soon

Ray Reid

Head Men's Soccer Coach, University of Connecticut

Presenting Topic: Coach and Captain Journey to a Championship

Yael Averbuch West

Founder, Techne Futbol

Topic Coming Soon

Giovanni Savarese

Head Coach, Portland Timbers

Topic Coming Soon

Carlos Llamosa

Assistant Coach, Portland Timbers

Topic Coming Soon

Guillermo "Memo" Valencia

Goalkeeping Coach, Portland Timbers

Topic Coming Soon

Willie McNab

Head of Children’s Program, Celtic FC

Topic Coming Soon

Chris Gbandi

Head Men's Soccer Coach, Northeastern University

Presenting Topic: Coach and Captain Journey to a Championship

Dan Abrahams

Sports Psychologist

Presenting Topic: Performance with Wellbeing in Mind: Developing a Psychologically Informed Environment

Ian Barker

Director of Coaching Education, United Soccer Coaches

Topic Coming Soon

Kia McNeill

Head Women's Soccer Coach, Brown University

Presenting Topic: Embracing Challenges and Developing Resilience

Theresa Hirschauer

HS Girls Soccer Coach and Middle School Head, Cincinnati Country Day School

Presenting Topic: Embracing Challenges and Developing Resilience

Amy Griffin

Technical Director, OL Reign Academy

Presenting Topic: Embracing Challenges and Developing Resilience

Samantha Snow

Executive Director, Liberty Soccer Club and Bluesprings Youth Soccer Association

Presenting Topic: Embracing Challenges and Developing Resilience

Lesle Gallimore

Commissioner, The Girls Academy

Presenting Topic: Creating a Positive Team and Playing Culture

Oguchi Onyewu

Onyx Elite

Presenting Topic: How To Be An Ally – Panelist

Becky Burleigh

Head Women's Soccer Coach, University of Florida

Presenting Topic: Communication and Feedback

Kelly Kratz

National Lead Trainer, Positive Coaches Alliance

Presenting Topic: Creating a Positive Team and Playing Culture

Peter Vermes

Manager and Sporting Director, Sporting Kansas City

Presenting Topic: 1 on 1 with Peter Vermes

Jon Parry

Academy Director, Sporting Kansas City

Topic Coming Soon

Bo Oshoniyi

Head Men's Soccer Coach, Dartmouth University

Presenting Topic: Coach and Captain Journey to a Championship

Ben Speas

Director of Men's Soccer Operations, University of North Carolina

Presenting Topic: Coach and Captain Journey to a Championship

Sean McCafferty

Academy Director, New York Red Bulls

Presenting Topic: Accelerating the Individual Development of Top Talents

A.J. Barnold

Performance Analyst, United States Women's National Team

Topic Coming Soon

Graeme Murty

Head of Elite Academy Development, Rangers FC

Topic Coming Soon

Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak

Head Women's Soccer Coach, University of Central Florida

Presenting Topic: Creating a Positive Team and Playing Culture

Jim Curtin

Head Coach, Philadelphia Union

Topic Coming Soon

Charlie Inverso

Head Men's Soccer Coach, Rider University

Presenting Topic: Coach and Captain Journey to a Championship

Sammy Castellanos

Academy Coach, New York Red Bulls

Presenting Topic: Accelerating the Individual Development of Top Talents

Kevin Thelwell

Head of Sport, New York Red Bulls

Presenting Topic: The Role of the Sporting Director

2021 PRESENTING ORGANIZATIONS

United Soccer Coaches

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