Brandon Bye recently concluded his first season as volunteer assistant coach with the University of Michigan women's soccer team. He spent the 2013 season as program assistant and was elevated to volunteer assistant after Sarah Stanczyk took an assistant coach position with DePaul following the 2013 season.
In his first season as an assistant, Bye helped the Wolverines finish 12-5-3 overall, including 8-2-3 in the Big Ten, and record their third straight top-three finish in the conference (3rd).
Bye has an extensive résumé as a coach with various soccer clubs. Since 2012, Bye has been U11-U14 Age Group Director for the Michigan Tigers FC (MTFC) in Ann Arbor. He also serves as the MTFC Program Director and coaches the Girls U-11 and U-12 and Boys U-11 teams with the club.
Prior to arriving in Ann Arbor, Bye spent two years coaching with the Seattle United, the city's largest youth soccer club, coaching Boys U-11 and Girls U-13 premier teams. While in Seattle, he worked nearly four years with the International Soccer Schools, where he served as camp director, marketing manager, and coach for Boys U-14s and Girls U-16s.
Originally a native of New Hampshire, Bye graduated with a bachelor's degree from Seattle University in 2011. He holds a USSF National "B" coaching license.
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