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Assistant Soccer

Dallas, GA
May 19, 2020

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Read Covington

Cell: 678-***-**** -


Soccer Coach experienced in assisting with day-to-day team operations, as well as sharing expert knowledge and techniques with athletes and parents. Experience as a head coach on both high school and college level, and over thirty years of coaching soccer Skills

Self-motivated Dedicated

Fast learner CPR and First Aid certified

Soccer goalkeeper instructor National and Advanced National Soccer Coaching Diplomas (NSCAA) Personable and friendly Teaching experience

Played goalkeeper in college and at The Lovett School Community Coach certified


Assistant Varsity Girls Soccer Coach/ Head Goalkeeper coach 2015 to Current the Galloway Schools Atlanta, Georgia Assist Head Coach with practice, transportation, organization of girls’ soccer team. Coach and train goalkeepers, last two years have trained players with no previous goalkeeping experience to be solid starting keepers. Helped team make state playoffs last year for only their third time. Head Junior Varsity and assistant Varsity Boys soccer coach with East Paulding High School. Middle School Math and Social Studies teacher, Head Boys Soccer Coach Maintained accurate statistics, records and results of each season. 2003 Paulding County soccer coach of the year, Motivated and encouraged student athletes to do their best during practices and games. Won 64% of soccer games, won four league and two end of season tournaments. Adhered strictly to rules and regulations of the activities department and the district. August 2000 to August 2014 The Paulding County school system Dallas, GA Taught sixth, seventh, and eighth grade math and social studies. Head Girls’ Varsity Soccer Coach at Woodward Academy Ran all practices, made sure players were academically eligible, handled transportation, uniforms and all aspects of program. Taught ninth and tenth grade math Head Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Soccer Coach at Mt. Vernon Christian Academy Ran both programs, dealt with parents, managed practices, even lined field before games and laid down original lines, Boys’ program finished second in state, losing in state final. Taught eighth grade math and Senior Math

Head Women’s’ Varsity Soccer Coach at Agnes Scott College, coached at Agnes Scott for four years, took club team and moved it into intercollegiate play. Responsible for recruiting student athletes, managing transportation, running practice, setting up game schedule, and budgeting for team. Education and Training

Teaching program: Teacher certification, 2000 Mercer University Atlanta Campus Atlanta, GA, United States

Teacher certification program, 3.89 GPA

Master of Science: Sports Administration, 1986 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA, United States Master’s degree in administration of sports, did two internships one with the Georgia Tech Athletic Association and another as graduate assistant soccer coach with the Georgia State men's soccer team. 3.90 GPA

Bachelor of Arts: Finance, 1981 Emory University Atlanta, GA, United States Majored in Finance with a Minor in Math/Political Science. Study include accounting principles and institutional finance.

Activities and Honors

National Diplomas from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Advanced National Diploma from the NSCAA

Paulding County boys’ soccer coach of the year 2003 Boy's State Soccer Champion runner-up 1991

Acquired Community Coach Certification

Georgia State Teacher Certification 2000-2015

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