Seth Spidahl

Director of Coaching

Coaching Years of Experience:
License and Credentials:
USSF "A" National Coaching License.
Nationally certified in CPR 


Playing History
Anchorage Football Club, 4 years PLU, 3  years Seattle Seadogs

Team Successes

  • 1999 USYSA U18 National Champions
  • 2011 US Club U14 National Champions
  • 2012 ECNL "B" Flight National Champions
  • 4 ECNL Pacific NW Divison Conference Titles

Favorite Soccer Team/Club Player:

Club:  Chelsea
Player:  Frank Lampard

Best Coaching Memory:

Winning the 1999 U-18 Boys USYSA National Championship

Player Expectations/Advice:

Players need to always give their best in two areas; effort and focus.

Favorite Motivational Quote:

"It's not where you start that matters, it's how you finish!"

Detailed Coaching Experience:
22 plus years coaching professional, college, WSYSA, ODP, and club soccer at FC United, Crossfire, WSYSA, Region IV,  University of Puget Sound, Univ., of Washington (Men), and Seattle Wolves FC.

Seth is one of the most successful coaches in Washington Youth Soccer history, he has guided teams to three National Championships: United’s Boys’ U-18 team to an undefeated season (USYSA Championship) in 1999, WPFC ’96 ECNL (ECNL National Championship - Flight B) in 2012, and WPFC ’96 ECNL (US Club National X Championship) also in 2011.

Spidahl served as the Boys Assistant Coaching Director at Crossfire. He was also an assistant coach for the University of Washington men’s program, serving on the staff for nine years. During his tenure, the Huskies reached the NCAA Tournament four times, including a school-record Sweet 16 appearance in 2003. Prior to that, Spidahl was an assistant coach at the University of Puget Sound for the 1999 and 2000 seasons and helped guide the Loggers to an overall record of 32-7-3.

Seth also spent one season as an assistant and two as head men’s soccer coach at Tacoma Community College. His TCC teams had an overall record of 26-10-7, won two division championships and finished as runners-up in the 1998 state tournament. Spidahl is now the head coach of the Pacific Luthern University woman’s soccer program.