Karla Thompson

Karla Thompson

Karla Thompson

Assistant Technical Director, Arizona Youth Soccer Association

Assistant Technical Director, Arizona Youth Soccer Association — A coach for over 25 years Karla has coached at all levels and age groups, including NCAA Division I collegiate soccer.  For the last sixteen years Karla has spent the majority of her time in the youth game. More specifically she has held the positions of Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director of Player Development in Maryland and Arizona, respectively. Now and for the last seven years, Karla spends her time enhancing the level of coaching across the United States as a National Instructor for USYSA and US Soccer. Currently, Karla is on the coaching staff for the Region IV and Region I ODP girls teams.

Karla holds both the USSF “A” and National Youth Licenses. She sits on several NSCAA committees to advance soccer in the United States.