Arlington SA announces Dan Ferguson as Rec Soccer Director
Arlington, VA (Via Arlington SA) – The Arlington Soccer Association has announced that Dan Ferguson will join ASA as the new
Recreational Soccer Director.
Dan spent the past several years heading up several soccer clubs in Montana, most recently in Bozeman and then Kalispell, where he was the Director of Coaches for the Kalispell Soccer Club.
Dan also worked with as part of the state ODP staff, founded an online soccer training company, and coached high school and college soccer. He earned a BS in secondary education with an emphasis in health enhancement, and he maintains the USSF ‘A’ license as well as the USYSA ‘Youth’ license.
“Dan brings a blend of experience, enthusiasm, humility and strength. He exudes excitement about soccer, and we think that ASA’s coaches, parents and players will find Dan to be extremely approachable and helpful. As we continue to involve more and more players, the need for quality education becomes paramount, and we are confident that Dan will be able to deliver education across multiple platforms to a significant number of soccer participants” says Justin Wilt, Arlington Soccer Association’s Executive Director.
Dan reports “I am very excited and humbled to be working with Arlington Soccer Association, their staff, and the players and families associated with the program. The people I have met whom work within ASA have been extremely welcoming and kind, and made the decision for me to move my family to Northern Virginia as easy one. Initially my main focuses for the recreational program will be increased opportunity for coach education, and a stronger relationship between the recreational, competitive, and auxiliary programs that are currently offered within ASA.”
Dan starts work this week, and his wife Miq and two young children will join him in March. Dan’s first task is to learn about ASA’s programs and participants, and to find his way around the 45+ field locations used by ASA for practices and games in Arlington.