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DAN GASPAR

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Phone: 860-659-5955
Fax: 860-633-5305

 

Dan Gaspar
Accomplished professional with 20 years of multi faceted soccer experiences. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, train and educate athletes and coaches at all levels.
Soccer Experience
Connecticut Wolves Head Soccer Coach USL Pro League
A League and D3 Head Coach 2000 to 2002
Director of Player Personnel, Director of Community Relations
Administrative Aide to Chairman of the Board of Directors
2002 New England Cup Champions
2002 D3 Semi Finalists
2002 Winning Season in 10 year club history

US Soccer Technical Consultant to Project 2010
Commissioned by the United States Soccer Federation. Responsible for developing a plan of organization, administration and execution of Project 2010 (Winning the World Cup in 2010) in connection with player identification and development, scouting, and competition analysis, as well as coaching education. Visit the US Soccer Federation Web Site for 120-page document.

Portugal National Team Staff-2002 & 2003
England, Tunisia, Sweden, Scotland, Italy, Brazil matches

South African National Team Staff & SAFA Technical Consultant
Mandela Challenge Cup, South Africa vs. France Oct 2001

Central Connecticut State University Associate Head Men's Soccer Coach-1999


J League Grampus Eight, Assistant Coach
Second Place Japan's Professional soccer League, 1996. Winners of Champions Series Cup, 1996. Second Place Asian Cup Winners Cup, 1996.

Major League Soccer, New York Metro Stars Assistant Coach
Qualified for the MLS Playoffs, 1996
Tony Meola MLS Goalkeeper of the Year

Portuguese First Division, Sporting Lisbon Goalkeeper Coach
1995 Winner of the Portuguese National Cup

Portugal National Team Goalkeeper Coach
Goalkeeper coach for the Portuguese National Teams
(Men's and Women's, U18, U16)

Invited to Train
U18 US National Team, 1998
Major League Soccer Professional Evaluator, 1996
U17 US National Team, 1996
US Olympic Team, 1996
World Special Olympics Clinician, 1996
Gabon's National Team in preparation for the 1994 African Nations Cup
Women National Team Camp 1991

Author
Started up, wrote and produced a nationally distributed Keeper's Line newsletter for soccer goalkeepers.
Author of numerous soccer coaching articles that have been published in regional, national and international soccer newsletters and magazines.
Author of Connecticut Soccer School educational CD Rom
Author of Star Goalkeeper Academy educational CD Rom


Soccer Achievements
New England Hall of Fame 2002
University of Hartford Hall of Fame, 2002
Connecticut Soccer Association Hall of Fame, 2002
National High School Workshop Clinician, 2002
USSF National Staff
NSCAA National Staff
USSF "A" licensed coach
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
Connecticut High School Soccer Association Outstanding Contribution Award, 1991
Connecticut Girls Soccer Coaches Association Outstanding Contribution, 1994
Chaired the evaluation process for the Olympic Development Program, which recommended a five-year improvement plan
CJSA Olympic Development program staff member
CJSA Award of Appreciation, 1997
Connecticut State Soccer Association, Outstanding Achievement Award, 1993
Boys & Girls Region One Olympic Development Program assessor
Former President of Connecticut Soccer Ambassadors
Featured clinician and camp director in the following states
CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY,
PA, OH, SC, TX, VA, VT, NM, TN, WI, IA, MI, OR, MO
Canada, England, Germany, Australia, Japan, South Africa and Portugal

Playing Experience
First Round American Soccer League draft choice
Former goalkeeper for the University of Hartford
All East Senior Bowl Goalkeeper

Education
University of Hartford, W. Hartford, CT, 1974-1978
Major: Business Management

Other
Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish languages

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