Randy Hanson

Washington Premier FC Staff

  Coaching Years of Experience: 30+
License and Credentials:
USSF "A" National Coaching License.
Nationally certified in CPR and First Aid.
Email: randyhanson3@gmail.com
Phone:  253-226-2753

Coaching Experience:

U.S. Soccer

  • Scout/Assistant Coach: U20 Women’s National Team: February 2014 – December 2016
  • Player Identification Scout: February 2014 to Present

University of Puget Sound

  • Head Women’s Soccer Coach: 1995 – 2004, 2006 – 2015

Seattle Sounders Women (W-League)

  • Assistant Coach, 2006 – 2009, 2012

Manchester United Soccer Schools

  • Program Director: March 2005 – March 2006

University of Washington

  • Volunteer Men’s Assistant Coach, 1995-1996

Youth/Collegiate/Professional Playing History:

  • University of Washington, 1986, 87
  • FC Seattle (American Professional Soccer League), 1986, 87

Team Successes:

U20 WNT:

  • Qualified for U20 WWC (2014, 2016)
  • World Cup Quarter Finals (Canada, 2014)
  • World Cup Semi Finals (Papua New Guinea, 2016)

University of Puget Sound:

  • 15 Northwest Conference Championships
  • NCAA Tournament Record: 16-10-6

Best Coaching Memories:

  • With the U20 WNT, playing in a World Cup semifinal with a chance to make it to a World Cup Final.
  • With the University of Puget Sound, playing in the national championship game.

Player Expectations/Advice:

Use all you experience in your life as a learning opportunity to become a better person, teammate and player.

Favorite Quote

“Coaching is changing the world through people.” ~ Anonymous

Related Experience:

  • Club Coaching Director (FC United), Technical Director, Consultant and Coach
  • Washington State Olympic Development Program Coach
  • Region IV Olympic Development Program Staff and Team Coach
  • Washington State Instructional Staff