Matt Dacey started ClubDev to assist clubs and member associations to build sustainable programs to keep players in the game.
Matt serves US Soccer as a Coach Educator and a Coach Educator Developer.
Prior, Matt served as a Technical Advisor for US Soccer, responsible for supporting the Boys Development Academy Clubs in the Pacific Northwest. During this time, Matt led the Youth National Team scouting network in the Northwest and Club Development programming for the top regional clubs.
Matt’s 20 years of youth soccer experience includes working with clubs of all sizes, from community-based organizations to top Development Academy programs. Matt’s extensive experience provides unique insight into technical, political, educational, and administrative challenges facing clubs.
Matt’s experience includes:
US Soccer Technical Advisor – responsible for Club Development of the US Soccer Development Academy Clubs in the Pacific Northwest and Scouting for the Youth National Teams.
Oregon Youth Soccer Technical Director – responsible for oversight of all technical aspects of youth soccer in Oregon.
US Soccer National Instructional Staff; former state staff instructor in Oregon, Virginia, and Colorado – teaching and leading Grassroots, D, C, B, and CTL-Level 1 (formerly DOC) Courses.
Matt has coached in the ECNL, US Soccer Development Academy, Region I Boys, Region IV Girls, ODP in Virginia, Colorado, and Oregon, and collegiately as an Assistant Coach at Portland State.
Matt holds a US Soccer ‘A’ License, various US Soccer Coach Educator Licenses, Urnited Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma, and the National Youth License.