Homewood High School Coach Sean McBride was named the 2018 Spring South Region High School Coach of the Year by the United Soccer Coaches.
United Soccer Coaches honors national and regional coaches of the year for high school coaches. All winners receive a plaque in honor of their achievement and are honored at the annual Convention.
This recognition for Coach McBride and Homewood High School’s boys soccer program will be presented at the annual High School Coaches Breakfast on Jan. 12 at the Marriott Marquis Great Lakes Ballroom in Chicago in conjunction with the 72nd United Soccer Coaches Convention.
To qualify for this award, a coach must be a member of United Soccer Coaches, as well as have a successful record for that season. In addition, the coach should exhibit the following: knowledge of the game (rules, systems, coaching philosophy), rapport with the team (respect of the players), team image (team conduct, style of play, performance), conduct on the field (positive behavior), Involvement in local, state, and or national coaching organizations (meetings, committees), outside involvement (clinics, camps, conventions), community involvement (leagues, banquets), rapport with other coaches (cooperative, considerate), rapport with officials, and relationship with media (cooperative, considerate).