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dan perkins
STAFF COACH

Cell: 
Email:  dperkins@westlakesoccer.com
Qualifications: 

  • FA Level Two

Teams: 08B Chelsea, 07G Black, 06G Black

“I've been lucky enough to spend time getting to know the club, the players and the coaches and I am beyond excited to begin this journey and help to develop the young talent here at FC Westlake. “

 

Coaching Experience:

  • 2019-Present: FC Westlake (Austin, TX) Staff Coach

Biography: 

Growing up in Bedford, England there was barely a day that went past that I wasn't playing soccer at breaks, lunch times and after school.  At the age of 17, a group of friends and I decided that we wanted to play competitively and set up an adult team, Mowsbury Athletic, that went on to gain 4 successive promotions and cup success. 

Although I'd been assisting coaching at my little brother's soccer teams from a young age, it wasn't until I took my first coaching license that my passion for coaching truly ignited. On completion, I immediately signed up for my 2nd license. I was coaching an U14 side, assisting and leading practices at schools and working with a very special group at Technical Soccer School Bedford. I moved to Austin in July 2018 and spent time since then volunteering with NYOS High School's soccer team and assisting here at FC Westlake wherever possible. 

If I'm not coaching, you'll probably be able to find me watching my beloved MK Dons or patiently waiting for England's next world cup win!