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Mike Barr, Technical Director

Mike barr, technical director

Mike Barr Technical Director: Mike Barr


As the Technical Director, Coach Barr is responsible for coordinating the coaching curriculum for the Olympic Development Program, coaching courses and the general education of coaches and personnel throughout the state association. Also a National Staff Coach for U.S. Soccer, Mike is a National Youth License Instructor and holds a National "A" License. Mike has played a key role in developing U.S. Soccer's new Grassroots Coaching Pathway, which was implemented in January 2018. A former special education teacher, Mike has been an instructor for TOPSoccer (for special needs players) coaches and volunteers. 

In 20 years as coach at Strath Haven High School, Coach Barr's teams won 13 league titles, five District One titles and five PIAA state championships. He currently coaches the boys team at Kennett High School in Kennett Square.