U13 (2010) Head Coach

 

Chris Thurley  
USSF A license

Previous Coaching Experience

Portland Thorns Academy - Head Coach: 2017- Current
Westside Timbers, Head Coach, various teams
Jesuit High School, Head Coach
La Salle High School, Head Coach

Awards including:
Eight-time 'Coach of the Year' awards through 'The Oregonian' & OSAA
Timbers ODP Boys Coach of the Year, 2016

Chris has coached at the state and regional level since 1994. He coached boys and girls at La Salle HS before moving to Jesuit HS in 2005. In that time, he has coached numerous players that have gone on to play professionally, including Kendall Johnson (Portland Thorns), Ryan Cochrane (various MLS teams) and Rubio Rubin (Real Salt Lake). Chris played soccer in England at Bishop's Stortford Swifts in the Essex Olympian League (1984-1990).

Chris holds a current USSF 'A' & 'Y' license as well as Advance National Diploma through the NSCAA.