Jonathan Wilkins

Jonathan Wilkins

Youth Development Academy Director (West)

Jonathan Wilkins | returns to Oregon after serving as a graduate assistant for Ottawa University while earning his MBA. Jon spent seven years (2008-2015) as the Development Director and Director of Goalkeeping for BSC Oregon. While at BSC Oregon, Wilkins was the head coach for three teams on the girls’ side of the club, with responsibility for planning and running practices.

While at BSC Oregon, Wilkins was also the Beaverton High School varsity girls’ head coach. He oversaw the varsity program and two junior varsity programs. He led BHS to two consecutive playoff appearances. Prior to becoming the head coach at BHS, Wilkins was the goalkeeper coach for BHS.

Before working for BHS and BSC Oregon, Wilkins was part of the Colorado Rush Staff from 2006-2008. There, he worked with the development program and taught youth soccer players the basics of soccer.  He also ran the goalkeeper side of the development program, which included creating and running each training session.

Wilkins has his USSF National “B” Coaching License and an NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma. He has 20 years of playing experience, including four years at the collegiate level and one year in a professional development league. Wilkins graduated from Concordia University (Ore.) in December of 2010, majoring in business administration and minoring in accounting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for all coaching education, player development, curriculum, and scheduling.
  • Oversee coach & player placement
  • Liason with state, regional, and national organizations
  • Educate players, parents, and coaches
  • Stay current on all aspects of youth soccer and player development

Coaching Licenses and Certifications
USSF National B License (2014)
USSF National C License (2013)
USSF National D License (2011)
NSCAA Goalkeeper Level 1,2,3 Diplomas (2012-2014)
NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping License (2017)

Coaching Experience:
United PDX YDA Director, Director of Goalkeeping and Staff Coach (2018-Present)
BSC Oregon Development Director (2008 – 2015)(2017-2018)
Ottawa University Graduate Assistant (2015-2016)
Kansas Rush Director of Goalkeeping & Staff Coach (2015-2017)
Beaverton High School Girls Head Coach (2013-2014)
Colorado Rush Staff (2006-2008)

Playing Experience:
Concordia University – NAIA
Salem Surge USL – Player Development League (PDL)

Ottawa University Masters in Business Administration (2017)
Concordia University (Ore.) Business Administration Minor in Accounting (2010)