Technical Director

George Hageage

Technical Director

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 33 years of youth coaching experience including 2 former club directorships, State ODP Head Coaching expeience and is a current Academy Staff member for the United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA).

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 on the pitch and off.

George's Bio

Coaching/ Club Directorship Experience

  • 17 years as a Division I women's coach (14 years as a head coach)
    • Eastern Washington University 2000-2014
    • University of Toledo 1997-1999
  • Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year 2004
  • 33 years as a club coach
    • Spokane Shadow
      • State Cup Champion - Girls U16 ('96), 2013
    • River City SC
      • Director
    • Co-DOC- Blaze Soccer, Toledo Ohio (became GTFC)
    • Pacesetter Soccer Club
      • Lake Erie Champions - Boys U17, U18, 1993-94
  • Ohio - North ODP NW District Coach 1998 - 2000
  • Ohio- North ODP State Team Coach 1998-2000
  • United Soccer Coaches Academy Staff (2006 - present)
  • NSCAA Region 12 Director (2004 - 2010)
  • Author of "Building a Succesful Soccer Program"


  • M. Ed. University of Toledo
  • Master Diploma - NSCAA
  • Premier Diploma with distinction - NSCAA
  • Advanced National Diploma with distinction- NSCAA
  • National Diploma- NSCAA
  • Director of Coaching Diploma - NSCAA
  • National Goalkeeping Diploma- NSCAA
  • League Managers Association- Certificate, Building a Winning Culture
  • Celtic FC Development Certificate
  • US Soccer "D" License
  • US Soccer C License

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