Coaching experience:

Director of Methodology and Coaching Education -
Hillsboro Soccer Club

Resident Small Group Futsal Trainer - Hillsboro Futsal
Woodburn High School - Boys   
See: Boys from Little Mexico

Portland Timbers Pre-academy/ODP

Westside Timbers Alliance

Western Oregon University

Lewis and Clark College

Director of Coaching - Newberg Soccer Club

Portland Timbers Camps

F.C. Barcelona Camps

​Coaching Licenses and Training:

United States Soccer (USSF) A and Y

Argentine Coaches Association (ATFA) Pro and Youth Licenses

Brazilian (CBF) Escola Brasileira de Futebol - Level 1 Youth

Peru (FPF) ESEFUL  (Highest marks in graduating class - 2000)

NSCAA - Director of Coaching Diploma

Horst Wein Methodology Courses 2013, 2014, 2015.

Curso de Entrenadores de Futbol Base - (Valencia Club de Futbol)

La Liga Spanish Methodology Coaching Course  (Level  -1) 

CPR and First Aid Training - valid through August 2018

NHFS Coach Certified


​Master of Education - University of San Francisco

BA Romance Languages - University of Alberta, Canada

AS Graphic Design - Foothill College

K-12 Teaching License - National University

Master in Scouting and Videoanalysis - Universidad Catolica de Murcia, Spain (presently in progress)


Author - "Our Competition is the World"

Bilingual - Spanish/English

Translator of various soccer books for coaching mentor - Horst Wein

United States Youth Soccer National Coach of the Year - 2011

Region IV Coach of the Year - 2010

Oregon Youth Soccer Coach of the Year - 2010

Mission San Jose High School Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee - 2015




Stan Baker is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and has lived in Portland, Oregon for the past sixteen years. He has been married nineteen years to his wife Rocío and has an nine year old son - Santi and a 3 year old daughter Sofia.

His teaching experience includes 20 years as a K-12 teacher in both elementary and high school classrooms. He has coached youth soccer for more than twenty years and has lived abroad in Spain as well as in South America. He holds A and Y coaching licenses from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) as well as FIFA recognized licenses from Argentina (ATFA - Pro and Youth) Brazil (CBF - Escola Brasileira de Futebol - Level 1 Youth) and Peru (FPF) ESEFUL. 

He is presently the Director of Methodology and Coaching Education at Hillsboro Soccer Club, head boys coach at Woodburn High School,  and a staff coach for Technica Football of Denmark. He has coached previously at Westside Timbers Alliance (Formerly Westside Metros) as well as with the Portland Timbers Pre-Academy/ODP Program. Stan is bilingual Spanish/English and In his spare time has translated books into both Spanish and English for the Internationally renowned coaching mentor Horst Wein. He is known for his commitment to long-term development and the pursuit of the beautiful game. 


Stan's biggest source of pride is in seeing players move up to a new level whether that is at the state level ODP, regional ODP, an id2 National Camp, or the U17 residency in Bradenton. For his service to youth soccer Stan was named United States Youth Soccer's National Coach of the Year - Boys Competitive 2011.