Born in Sacramento, California, George Singh has garnered 25 years of experience by playing and coaching at a number of levels throughout Washington. George will continue on with Seattle United as a Staff Coach, where he is a full-time director for the club.
Seattle United will look to draw upon George’s proven track record of developing players into college caliber, as well as passing players on to the top youth teams around Washington. and promoting them into the top levels.
George will be Seattle United’s South Regional Director, a position he held in the club’s inaugural season last year, and he will also oversee the club’s Player Development Academy and Advanced Training Program run throughout the year.
George’s head coaching career started with Evergreen SC (now WA Rush) where he coached theBoys 92 and Boys 93 A teams. He also served as a team trainer for multiple teams within the club, providing additional training to the club’s players and assisting coaches with sessions.
From there, he went to NW Nationals, where he led the club’s Girls 95 Blue and Boys 96 Red teams, where George’s Boys won the Snohomish Bigfoot. George was also one of the club’s three Technical Trainers, in charge of providing club-wide programs for players.
Joining HPFC for the 2009/2010 season, George coached the Boys 94 Blue and Girls 97 Blue teams. George led the Boys to a Quarter-Final appearance in the Washington State Cup.
As a youth player, George played six seasons for the Royals FC out of Snohomish, winning six-consecutive Premier Division 1 league titles. George would go to play in the prestigious Dallas Cup in 1986, and would win the 1987 State Cup Championship.
After concluding his youth club career, George spent a year traveling before returning to play two seasons for Edmonds Community College from 1993-1995. While there, he led his team to the State Final in his first year and was twice selected to the All-State team.
Selected to the Washington State U-23 ODP Team in 1996, George would go on to play for the Seattle Sounders Select in 1997, before going on to play for the full team for the 1998/1999 season.
Playing six-years for the semi-professional Hibernian Saints from 2000 to 2006, George won the Pacific Coast League four times, before concluding his career with the club by winning a USASA National Championship in 2005.
For Seattle United’s inaugural season in 2010/2011, George coached the G98 Copa and led his girls to promotion into RCL Division 2 for the spring. George also coached the B99 South Black to the Founder’s Cup Quarter-Finals.
George will be the head coach for the G98 Copa team and B99 South Blue team for the 2011/2012 season.
DoC Jimmy McAlister on George Singh:
“I have known George for many years as a player and a coach. He has always impressed me with his professional attitude and approach towards skills development.”
George at Academy Training