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Crystal Lake Soccer Federation

CLSF, a boys and girls soccer club in McHenry, IL, county with recreational and competitive leagues, logo.

Mark Lewis

Girls College Recruitment Coordinator / Staff Coach

Birthplace – London, England

Coaching Experience:

Head Coach – CLSF 2018 – Present

Head Coach – SBW 2012-2018

Staff Coach ODP (Olympic Development Program) – 2012-2015

Girls Varsity Head Coach – Prairie Ridge HS. 2016-2021 (Assistant 2016-2018)
Boys Varsity Head Coach - Prairie Ridge HS. 2018-2021

Coaching Qualifications

National C License 2022

Z-Health Neurofundamentals (Modules 1 and 2) 2020

NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma 2016

National Youth Coaching Course - (NYL) 2015

NSCAA Level 1&2 Goalkeeping Diploma. 2014

Coaching Accomplishments

2000 Girls 2017 Presidents Cup Champions!

2002 Girls 2021 Presidents Cup Champions!

03/04 Girls 2021 National Super Y Champions!

US Olympic Committee SafeSport Trained 2020

US Olympic Committee SafeSport Emotional and Physical Misconduct 2020
US Olympic Committee SafeSport Mandatory Reporting: Understanding Your Responsibilities 2020
US Olympic Committee SafeSport Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education 2020
US Olympic Committee SafeSport Trained 2020

The FA Level 1 in Talent Identification 2020
Z-Health Neurofundamentals (Modules 1 and 2) 2020

The FA Online Counter Attacking Masterclass2019
The FA Online Behavioural Management Masterclass 2019
The FA Online Creative Attacking Play Masterclass 2019
The FA Online Futsal Transference Masterclass 2019
The FA Online Goalkeeper Practices in Restricted Areas Masterclass 2019

The FA Online Developing Possession Through the Thirds Masterclass 2019

IYSA Coaching Education workshop series with Chelsea FC 2019

Introduction to Grassroots Coaching 2018
National USYS Concussion for Heads Up: Concussion in Sports - 2018
National USYS Healthy Kids Out of School for Coaching Healthy Habits - 2018
National USYS Parents Guide and Introduction to Youth Soccer - 2018
National USYS Constructive Soccer – Principles of Play – 2018
National USYS U6-U8 Youth Coaching Module – 2018
National USYS U10-U12 Youth Coaching Module – 2018
IYSA Coaching Education workshop series with Modern Soccer Coach 2018

Girls Varsity Head Coach – Prairie Ridge HS. 2016-Current (Assistant 2016-2018)
Boys Varsity Head Coach - Prairie Ridge HS. 2018-Current

ODP (Olympic Development Program) Staff Coach

USSF *F* Coaching License.2015

USSF *E* Coaching License. 2011

USSF *D* Coaching License (National). 2012

National Youth Coaching Course - National Certificate. (NYL) 2015

NSCAA Level 1 Diploma (Stage 5 – 15-18 Year Old Players) 2015

NSCAA Level 1&2 Goalkeeping Diploma. 2014

NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma 2016

NSCAA Get aHEAD Safely in Soccer 2016
NSCAA Diversity and Inclusion Diploma 2016

NFHS Coaching Soccer Certificate. 2015

Heads Up Concussion in Youth Sports Training.2014

IYSA Coaching Education Goalkeeper Workshop Certificate. 2012

IHSA Concussion Risk Management Examination. 2016

IHSA Concussion Management Program Examination 2016

IHSA Performance Enhancing Substance Examination (PES) 2016

ASEP IHSA State Test 2016

ASEP IHSA Coaching Principles 2016

ASEP IHSA Sport First Aid 5th Edition 2016

The FA Online Futsal Laws of the Game 2015
Barcelona Soccer Excellence Coaches Online Course 2016

2000 Girls 2017 Fall Presidents Cup Champions!

Mark was born in Sutton, London and Supports Chelsea!

When not coaching Mark likes to spend time with Lexi and there 4 children and resides in Cary.

6 years travel experience and have coached all levels of IWSL/IYSA from D to Premiership. Coached Illinois Cup, Presidents Cup, State Cup and MRL (Up to and including Premiership 1)

Coaching highlight so far has been 2017 Fall when my/our 2000 Girls won Illinois Presidents Cup.

My coaching philosophy is to make every player I coach comfortable on the ball and willing to take risks and be brave on the ball no matter what the situation or the position they play!

Mark Lewis