Coach of the Month

UYSA has partnered with Infusion Sports Consulting to sponsor the Coach of the Month. Infusion Sports Consulting provides Mental Skills Training (MST) as a way to further enhance the performance of athletes. 

As part of the partnership the Coach of the Month will receive a Team Boot Camp Package and the Coach of the Year will receive a Team Building Gold Package. Also all UYSA members will receive 40% off all packages from Infusion Sports Consulting as a bonus benefit for soccer players in Utah. For more information about these packages, Chuck Miller, or Infusion Sports Consulting, please click HERE.

To view recently honored coaches please visit the Coach of the Month Archive

Infusion Sports Consulting Coach of the Month

October 2016

Coach: Stephen Hofer          

Current Team: 04 AFC Apex Black, 02 AFC Apex College Prep, Westminster Men 

Coaching Experience: 10 years; club soccer, Utah ODP, High School, college club and NCAA D2 Men

Playing Experience: Club, High School, College (Colorado Mesa University)                                                                                              

Favorite Soccer Teams:  Any AFC Apex & Utah Avalanche team, Westminster Men and Women’s Soccer.

Favorite Soccer Player: My little brother, Timothy Hofer.  Great Player. Great brother.

Most Memorable Soccer Experience(s):  Building relationships and memories with former teammates and watching my current players do the same thing!

Coaching Philosophy: I take a balanced approach to the game.  I want my teams to be good at every phase of the game.  Every match requires something different to win; unbalancing, defending, set-pieces, etc.  I want my teams in a position to be able to dig out results in different ways. 

Favorite Movie: A River Runs Through It

Favorite Food: Alaskan King Crab

Special Interests: Fly Fishing and spinning up flies that trout can not refuse.

Favorite Coaching quote:  “Men as fit as you, when your everyday strength is gone, can draw on a mysterious reservoir of power far greater.  Then it is that you can reach for the stars.  That is the way champions are made.”-George Yeoman Pocock

If you would like to nominate a coach for the UYSA Coach of the Month, please email Eric Landon (
 with the coach's name, contact information and why you feel this coach should be considered for the UYSA Coach of the Month honors.
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