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Brian Huddlestone

PROFESSIONAL BIO

Brian is the son of a Retired Army Colonel that has been a soccer player, referee, or coach in some form for the last 30+ years.  He first started playing Club/Select soccer in the 4th grade in northern Virginia and really developed a passion for soccer while living  and playing in Germany for High School.  Brian is a graduate of Washington State University and is an avid supporter of the Seattle Sounders.  He is currently an Account Director at BIG YAM creative agency where he also gets to enjoy his love of golf managing the Parsons Xtreme Golf account.  It's soccer and golf day and night!

COACHING AND PLAYING

Brian began playing soccer in the first grade, and never really stopped!  He played on Club teams in the United States and Germany for his Elementary and Middle School years and was a Varsity soccer player all 4 years of High School in Germany.  After graduating from college, he continued playing in Adult leagues in the Seattle area but found coaching to be his true calling.

For the past 19 years, Brian has been coaching at either the Recreational or Club level in Washington and Arizona.  Equally adept at coaching Boys or Girls or Academy or Select level teams, Brian brings a passion and love for the game that he tries to instill in his players.  He plays a very active role with the Arizona Revolution and served as acting Academy Director and Purchasing Coordinator in addition to coaching two teams our first two years of existence.  

COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EXPERIENCE

  • USSF 'E' License
  • United Soccer Coaches 11v11 Diploma
  • Grade 8 Referee Arizona Revolution

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Academy Director and Head Coach - U8 Girls, U10 Girls, U9 Boys, and U12 Boys
  • Anthem Soccer Club, Head Coach U8 girls 2015 - 16,
  • Assistant Coach U10 Girls 2014 - 15
  • Anthem Community Center, 2010 - 2014
  • Emerald City FC (Seattle, WA) Assistant Coach 1999 - 2002 (U13 Boys State Champions 2002)