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Coaching Staff - Robert DeVassie


About Robert DeVassie

Robert is Alaska Rush's Director of Player Development U4-U10. Robert has over 12 years of youth coaching experience. He achieved the Alaska Youth Soccer Competitive Coach of the Year award in 2008. Robert grew up playing soccer in northern Ohio for the Sons of Italy travel team, received district all-star award in high school and was voted MVP both sophomore and junior years.


  • Graduate Certificate, Civil Engineering Construction Management, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2012
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2002

Coaching Qualifications

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, 2013
  • United States Soccer Federation “C” License, 2008 
  • United State Soccer Federation National Youth License, 2006
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, 2012
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma, 2006
  • NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach, 2013
  • Coerver Youth Diploma, 2013
  • CEYC Certified Ethical Youth Coach, 2012
  • United States Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Coaching Certificate, 2010
  • English FA Level 1 Psychology for Soccer Certificate, 2006
  • English FA Level 1 Fitness for Football Certificate, 2006
  • Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach, 2006
  • International Coaching Association Bronze Coaching License, 2005

Coaching Experience

  • TOPSoccer Chair, Alaska Youth Soccer, 2010-Present
  • Coaching Education Staff, Alaska Youth Soccer, 2009-Present
  • School of Excellence Coordinator, Alaska Rush Soccer Club, 2013-2014
  • Technical Director, Anchorage Youth Soccer Club, 2012-2013
  • Recreational Director, Alaska Youth Soccer, 2011-2012
  • Director of Coaching - Developmental, Alaska Rush, 2009-2011
  • Director of Coaching - Youth, Alaska Rush, 2009-2011
  • Staff Coach, Alaska Youth Soccer ODP, 2006-2011
  • Head Junior Varsity Girls Coach, South Anchorage High School, 2008-2009
  • Youth Academy Director, Alaska Rush, 2007-2009
  • Head Coach, Anchorage Youth Soccer Club, 2012-2013
  • Head Coach, Alaska Rush Soccer Club, 2008-2012
  • Head Coach, Cook Inlet Soccer Club, 2005-2007
  • Head Coach, Spyder Soccer, 2003-2004


  • Alaska Youth Soccer Competitive Coach of the Year, 2008
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