Ben Barlin


Ben Barlin has been coaching for 16 years, everything from U5 Girls to High School Boys.  He started with the American Youth Soccer Organization and is still with them as their Section 12 Coach Trainer (Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah, Arizona) and a as Master Coach. He coached for 8 years at Serra High School in San Diego, California and coached at the club level up to U17 with Matrix Soccer Club San Diego. He is currently a select coach for FC Westlake FC and a U.S. Olympic Development Program Staff Coach for the South Texas Youth Soccer Association.
His current licenses and qualifications include the following:
American Youth Soccer Organization:

  • National Soccer Coach
  • Advanced Coach Instructor
  • National Coach Instructor Evaluator
  • National Referee (candidate)

United States Soccer Federation: 

  • Coach National “B” license
  • Coach National Youth License
  • Grade 7+ Referee
  • Grade 7 Referee Instructor

 National Soccer Coaches Association of America:

  • Advanced National Diploma
  • Level 3 Goal Keeper Diploma

California Interscholastic Federation Coaching Education Program Certificate