Scott Placek

Director of Coaching
Liberty Hill Youth Soccer Assn.
Liberty Hill, Texas
FAX: 512-341-7921

Professional Qualifications

NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
USSF "C" License

Member, National Soccer Coaches Association of America
USSF Coaches Program

Coaching Experience

Director of Coaching, Liberty Hill Youth Soccer Assn., Liberty Hill, Texas. 2012 - present.

Responsible for coaching education and implementation of association-wide Player Development Program.  Conduct educational clinics and draft comprehensive coaching manual.  Create season curricula for various age groups consistent with US Soccer Coaches Curriculum.

Chairman and Team Coach, Crossfire Soccer Club, Round Rock, Texas. 2008 - 2011.

Start-up responsibility for new select soccer club.  Hire and supervise Director of Coaching and manage transition from parent coached teams to professional staff.  Coached select team and advanced team upward through three playing divisions in three years.

Director of Senior Programs, Longhorn Soccer Club, Austin, Texas. 1999 - 2004.

Direct and train youth teams for U-15 to U-18 ages, coach senior team and other club teams as needed. Conduct training sessions for all senior teams. Assist and counsel players in college soccer placement and recruiting. Direct senior coaching staff in player develpment priorities and team development issues.

Men's Soccer Coach, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas. 1996 - 1999.

Started men's and women's program, administrative responsibilities for entire soccer program and compliance responsibilities on a department-wide basis. Developed team from 0-12-1 first year to 10-8-2 in their third season, with no juniors or seniors on the roster. Team received votes in regional rankings during mid-season. Numerous all-conference selections, academic all-conference awards. All recruited players maintained academic eligibility throughout tenure.

Director of Coaching, River City Rangers F.C., Austin, Texas. 1991 - 1996.

Responsible for player development and coaching development for 16 team select club. Placed numerous teams into State Championship finals and numerous players into college programs at all levels across the United States. Conducted coaching education seminars for club coaches.

Olympic Development Program Experience

State Team Coach, Arkansas State Soccer Assn., 1996-1999
State Staff Coach, South Texas Y.S.A., 1991 - 1996
Area Team Coach, South Texas Y.S.A., 1995 - 1996

Coaching Education Experience

State Coaching Education Staff, Arkansas State Soccer Assn., 1996-1999
Conducted G, F, E and Youth Module Courses

Coaching Development Activities

F.K. Teplice, Czech Republic, March 2000, August 2002

Spent 10 days in Czech Republic observing youth player development and training, as well as professional team training at F.K. Teplice, of the Czech Gambrinus League (top division).

Author of Several Web Published Articles accessible at

Author of two articles in World Class Coaching magazine

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