Caulbert Smith Named New Associate Director Of Coaching

Illinois Youth Soccer is excited to welcome Caulbert Smith as the state association’s new Associate Director of Coaching. Smith joins Illinois Youth Soccer after serving as the Director of Coaching of Cary Soccer Association for the past eight years. Smith takes over for Jen Pfeiffer who was recently named Director of Coaching for Arkansas State Soccer Association.

“I am elated and excited, yet honored and humbled, about joining the Illinois Youth Soccer Association’s team,” Smith said. “I am looking forward to serving our members, while always seeking to bring out the best in soccer in all we do.”

Smith currently holds the USSF National "B" Coaching License and USSF National Youth Coaching License. He has been a very active member of the Illinois Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program and Illinois Youth Soccer Coaching Education staff for the past three years.

“I am fortunate to have Caulbert as my Associate, as he has a wealth of knowledge and will be a great asset and addition to our State Staff,” said Illinois Youth Soccer Director of Coaching, Rick Flores.  “His leadership, positive attitude, and enthusiastic demeanor are just a few of the many qualities he displays.  He has a good understanding of the importance of Coaching Education for both Competitive and Recreational Coaches and as a team we will continue to provide support to our membership across the state.”

Smith will begin in his new position on December 1.   


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