Dan Merold

 

Dan Merold

Teams:

HYS Curve Red (Assistant)

 

Dan grew up playing soccer in Chantilly, Virginia. He currently holds his USSF National “C” License.
 
Coaching Experience
 
Dan has been coaching with Total Futbol since 2010. He currently works as an assistant with the Herndon 05 Curve Red team.
 
Previously he served as Head Coach of Herndon Comets Black ('95) and Assisted Comets White with their progression from WAGS Division 5 to Division 1. He also took over Burke Arsenal ('94) and guided them into NCSL Division 1 from Division 3 and saw them through graduation. He currently coaches the CSC Thunder ('98) and Herndon FC Elite ('00).
 
Playing Experience
 
He played collegiately at Sehpard University, a Division II program in Shepardstown, West Virginia after graduating from Oakton High School.  Playing for the Rams, Dan was a 4-year starter and finished his career with 11 goals and 18 assists in the midfield. Dan received a degree in Fitness and Exercise Science from Shepherd.  He played for the Chantilly Magic, a Division 1 NCSL team, during his youth career.
 
Outside of soccer, Dan is a certified personal trainer. He is a Performance Enhanncement Specialist (NASM PES certified) and his experience and knowledge of strength, speed, and agility training is used extensively throughout Total Futbol training sessions.