Role: 11U-14U Boys South Director of Coaching
Licenses: UEFA, USSF, and National Youth
Experience: 5+ years
Daniel began his journey with the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club back in 2016, spending three years with the Central Region before switching to the South on a full-time basis. Originally from Ballymena, Northern Ireland, Daniel progressed throughout the Ballymena United Football Club ranks, before moving to the U.S. to play collegiate soccer for Ashford University. Throughout his time at Ashford, Daniel won a Conference Championship, with two National Tournament appearances. Off the field, Daniel has completed his MBA and holds UEFA, USSF, and National Youth licenses.
Approach to Personal Training
Daniel specializes in individual and small group training for ages ten and up, focusing on the technical and tactical sides of the game. All sessions are set in a positive learning environment, to create good habits, maximize strengths and improve weaknesses specific to the player and their stage in development – “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you”.