W. Soccer Staff Bio
Scott Newman
Volunteer Goalkeeper Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Volunteer Goalkeeper Coach
Experience: 5 Years

Scott Newman joined the Seattle U women's soccer coaching staff prior to the 2014 season as the Volunteer Goalkeeping Coach.

Under Coach Julie Woodward, Newman has helped SU establish itself as one of the most successful programs in the country. In the last four seasons, the Redhawks are one of four Division I schools to win at least seven of their last eight possible conference titles. They have claimed each of the last four WAC regular season titles and three of the last four WAC Tournament crowns. Seattle U is also one of just nine non-Power 5 conference schools to qualify for three of the last four NCAA Tournaments and one of 21 Division I programs to advance to the NCAAs three times since 2013.

In 2016, Newman helped Redhawk goalkeepers record a 0.89 goals against average and log eight shutouts. SU allowed just five goals in seven WAC matches.

Newman has served as a coach at all levels of the game for over 25 years, most recently as the head coach and Director of Coaching for the Northwest Nationals. At the club level, he has also coached for the Maple Valley Marauders, Eastside FC, FC Alliance, Washington Soccer Club, Missoula Strikers, FC Portland, and Salem United Soccer Club.

At the collegiate level, he most recently served as an assistant coach at the University of Washington in place of associate head coach Amy Griffin while she worked with the US U20 Women’s World Cup Championship Team. He also previously worked as an assistant coach at University of Montana (2001) and at Willamette University in Salem, Ore. (1997-99).

Newman has also served as a Regional Staff Coach, Regional GK Staff Coach, and Regional Head GK Coach with Region IV ODP, also as a State ODP Coach. At the state level, he helped lead the team to a National Championship as the Washington ODP Head Age Group Coach, also serving as the Oregon ODP Head Age Group Coach, Montana ODP Head Age Group Coach, and Washington ODP Girls Head Coach (head coach of entire girls ODP program in Washington State).