Technical Director

George Hageage

George Hageage is the Technical Director of the Midland Soccer Club.  He comes to Midland after 17 years coaching at the NCAA Division I level and brings with him almost 30 years of youth coaching experience including 2 former club directorships, State ODP Head Coaching expeience and is a current National Academy Staff member for the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America).

Coach Hageage's primary focus is making MSC a club modeled on player development.  This model features a comprehensive curriculum that runs through the entire club, tying together the Recreation program with the Fusion/ Select program, to create an atmosphere that is optimal for player development. 

George's Bio

Coaching/ Club Directorship Experience

  • 17 years as a Division I women's coach (14 years as a head coach)
  • Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year 2004
  • 28 years as a club coach
    • Spokane Shadow
      • State Cup Champion - Girls U16 ('96), 2013
    • River City SC
      • Director
    • Pacesetter Soccer Club
      • Lake Erie Champions - Boys U17, U18, 1993-94
    • Also coached for Toledo Celtic, Toledo Blaze, GTFC
  • Ohio - North ODP District Coach/State Girls Coach (1998 - 2000)
  • NSCAA National Academy Staff (2006 - present)
  • NSCAA Region 12 Director (2004 - 2010)
  • Author of "Building a Succesful Soccer Program"

Education

  • M. Ed. University of Toledo
  • Master Diploma - NSCAA
  • Premier Diploma with distinction - NSCAA
  • Director of Coaching Diploma - NSCAA