Kelly Bendixen is heading into his 26th year as an assistant coach and Goalkeeper Coach at the University of Puget Sound, serving for five years with the men's soccer program and the last 21 years with the women's program. As a former All-Conference member of the Logger men's team, he brings a wealth of experience and talent for developing goalkeepers.
Bendixen has a USSF National "A" Coaching License and "A" Goalkeeping License. He has a NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma, and is a licensed Washington State Staff Goalkeeper Instructor for youth ages 8-13 and 13-19. He is also on the NSCAA instructional staff. Bendixen has recently served as a goalkeeper coach and director for Manchester United Soccer School and a staff Goalkeeper Coach for Tony DiCicco's Soccer Plus Goalkeeping School.
He has worked with various youth teams and organizations, including Washington Premier Football Club, Pacific Northwest Soccer Club, Puget Sound and Rainier Valley Slammers, Norpoint Soccer Club and the Washington State Youth Soccer Development Program.