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technical DIRECTOR, director of coaching, boys ecnl
Born in Burnaby, Canada, Alex Chursky has over 20 years of experience at competitive youth, collegiate and national levels as a player and coach.A part of Seattle United’s coaching leadership since its inaugural year, Alex serves as the U10-U14 Boys Youth Director.During his time as a center forward for Seattle University, Alex played a crucial role in the school’s NCAA Division II National Championship in 2004, starting every game for the Redhawks in an undefeated 22-0-1 season. Alex scored 32 goals and had 24 assists in 63 starting appearances, and finished in the top 5 for all-time goals, assists, and points in school history.Chosen as the Greater Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 2003, Alex also equaled a conference record with a streak of 10 consecutive games where he scored or assisted a goal in the 2004 season. He was inducted into the Seattle University Hall of Fame in 2010.
Alex earned a call up to the U20 Canadian National Team and joined the squad for training camps in Duisburg, Houston, Charleston, Guadalajara and Vancouver. Alex made appearances in two internationals against Germany and United States, scoring the game-winning goal against the US in a 2-1 victory.
While playing for Decatur High School, Alex led the team in back-to-back State Championships in 2001 and 2002, with the school going undefeated in both seasons. Alex finished as the school’s all-time leading goal-scorer with 67 goals, and was named 2002 Boy’s National High School Player of the Year by studentsports.com as well as a McDonald’s All-American.
During his youth club career, Alex won three consecutive State Championships with Federal Way United Storm from 1998 to 2000, and made it to the Far-West Regional Semi-Final in 1999, as well as the Quarter-Finals in 1998 and 2000.Alex finished his playing career with Seattle Wolves FC in the USL-PDL in 2009, where he helped the organization to its first appearance in the national playoffs after scoring a hat-trick against U23 Portland Timbers in a 3-2 divisional playoff victory.