Kelly Bendixen
RV Slammers Goalkeeper Director
Email: bendixen4@gmail.com

Kelly is the owner/director of Bendixen Goalkeeping Academy. He has a passion for coaching goalkeepers and his goal for every goalkeeper he works with is to Enjoy the Journey and always work hard to Tap Your Potential.

LICENSES
U.S.S.F. National “A” Coaching License
U.S.S.F. National “A” Inaugural Goalkeeping License
N.S.C.A.A. Associate National Goalkeeping Staff Instructor
N.S.C.A.A. Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma
N.S.C.A.A. Goalkeeping Level 1, 2, 3 Staff Instructor
Washington State Goalkeeper Instructor’s License (8-13 year old)
Washington State Goalkeeper Instructor’s License (13-19 year old)

COACHING HISTORY: Staff Coach
Owner/Director-(BGA) Bendixen Goalkeeping Academy (2009-Present)
Women’s Professional League- Seattle Sounders-Goalkeeper/Assistant Coach 3 yrs (2012-2014)
Manchester United Soccer Schools-Goalkeeping Director (2004-2008)
Staff Goalkeeper Coach for Starfire Sports Complex (2004)
Staff Goalkeeper Coach for Tony DiCicco’s Soccer Plus Goalkeeper School (2003)
Staff Goalkeeping Coach U-20 Women’s National Team pool (April, 2015-December 2016)
Staff Goalkeeper Coach U-18 Women’s National Team pool (December 2016)
Staff Goalkeeper Coach U-19 Women’s National Team pool (March 2017)
Staff Goalkeeper Coach Tacoma Stars Professional Indoor (2015-Present)

COACHING HISTORY: Youth
Washington Premier Football Club-Goalkeeper Coach (2011-2015)
Greater Renton Football Club/Pacific Northwest Soccer Club-Goalkeeper Coach (2011-Present)
Maple Valley Slammers Soccer Club-Goalkeeper Coach (2011-Present)
F.C. Royals Soccer Club-Goalkeeper Coach 2 years (2003-2004)
Norpoint Soccer Club-Goalkeeper Coach 2 years (2001-2002)
F.C. United Premier Soccer Club-Goalkeeper Coach (1994, 1997)
F.C. United Premier Soccer Club Boys U-15 Head Coach-State Finalist (1995)
Olympic Development Program District #3 Girls U-17 Head Coach (1994)
Involved in summer, team and individual training for all ages (1989-Present)

COACHING HISTORY: High School
Wilson High School-Tacoma, WA Boys Soccer Coach (1995)
Gig harbor High School-Gig Harbor, WA Boys Soccer Coach (1993, 1994)

COACHING HISTORY: College
University Of Puget Sound Men’s Soccer-Goalkeeper and Assistant Coach 5 years (1989-1993)
University Of Puget Sound Women’s Soccer-Goalkeeper and Assistant Coach 21 years (1994-2016)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
4 year starting goalkeeper NAIA Div. II (3 years Lander University-Greenwood, S.C.
1 year University of Puget Sound-Tacoma, WA)
3-year Collegiate All-Conference Goalkeeper
All-American nominee (Lander University, Junior year)
Trained as a developmental goalkeeper with the Major Indoor Soccer league-Tacoma Stars
45+ years of playing experience