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Seventeen top coaches embark on U.S. Soccer Pro Course

LOS ANGELES (Via U.S. Soccer) – The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Friday the candidates for the second edition of the U.S. Soccer Pro Course.

The 17 selected applicants, headlined by U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis, will embark on a year-long coaching education and development program that will include three collective meetings, two individual club visits from U.S. Soccer coach educators, and a final presentation.

2017 Pro Course Participants
1. Paul Buckle (Sacramento Republic, USL)
2. Colin Clarke (North Carolina FC, NASL)
3. Steven Cooke (Colorado Rapids, MLS)
4. Jill Ellis (U.S. WNT)
5. Jim Gabarra (Washington Spirit, NWSL)
6. Jay Heaps (New England Revolution, MLS)
7. Dominic Kinnear (San Jose Earthquakes, MLS)
8. Jesse Marsch (New York Red Bulls, MLS)
9. Pat Noonan (U.S. MNT)
10. Caleb Porter (Portland Timbers, MLS)
11. Darren Powell (San Antonio FC, USL)
12. Brian Schmetzer (Seattle Sounders, MLS)
13. Daryl Shore (Real Salt Lake, MLS)
14. Mike Sorber (Philadelphia Union, MLS)
15. Greg Vanney (Toronto FC, MLS)
16. Josh Wolff (Columbus Crew, MLS)
17. Kerry Zavagnin (Sporting KC, MLS)