Dr David Carr
Associate Professor and Coordinator of Coaching Education
United Soccer Coaches Member Since 1974
Current and previous involvement with United Soccer Coaches
NSCAA State Representative: West Virginia (1980’s) and New Mexico (1989-91).
Advisory Board - Soccer Journal 2008-Present
Developing new National Youth Diploma course with Sam Snow, Dr. Ron Quinn, Vince Ganzberg and Ian Barker
Developed Online Master’s Degree in Soccer Coaching at Ohio University in conjunction with United Soccer Coaches
45 years coaching at all levels
High School: Vermont & West Virginia
Club: New Mexico (Albuquerque Utd)
College: Marshall U. Middlebury College, University of Charleston, Virginia Tech
College Club: Ohio University men and women
Pro: New Mexico Chile’s SC in Albuquerque, NM - American Professional Soccer League
Recreation Youth Coach: Vermont, West Virginia, New Mexico, Virginia, Ohio and South Carolina - creating a connection to soccer!
What other experiences in soccer, other sports and/or organizations would be pertinent to your work as a United Soccer Coaches Board member?
Dave has a tremendous pedagogy background.
EdD in Sport Pedagogy. Extensive experience in curriculum design, instructional methodology and online learning.
Designed and direct only sport specific master’s degree in the US (soccer).
Co-Developed the National Youth License for USYSA in mid 1990’s
Have developed International Coaching Education relationships.
What do you believe are your strengths that will make you an effective Board member of United Soccer Coaches?
Dave is a tremendous supporter of Coaching Education. His work at Ohio is unprecedented. Many new Coaching Education programs have appeared at Universities due to his starting the Ohio University program. Being a member of United Soccer Coaches has been a highlight of my Professional Development as a soccer coach and coaching educator. It would be an honor to serve on the Board and contribute to the continued development of soccer in the US and our relationship with global partners.