Our Staff

Downtown United Soccer Club (DUSC) is the most comprehensive soccer club in NYC.  Serving approximately 5,000 participants annually in Downtown Manhattan and the greater NYC area, DUSC offers programs for players of all ages, genders and backgrounds. Whether starting out in our mini ballers Classes (Beginning at Age 3), or participating in our highly competitive U23 Men’s or Women’s teams, our professional staff offer programs for all stages of development and interest.

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Directors

Our directors bring decades of youth and collegiate coaching experience to the club.  Many of our Directors hold the US Soccer 'A' license, the highest licensure offered in the US for youth coaches.  Our directors are responsible for overseeing our coaches and player development to ensure consistency and success at every level.

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Boys Coaches

Our coaching staff includes a healthy mix of seasoned coaches who have succeeded at the highest levels of youth soccer, as well as young coaches who show a passion for teaching and a love for the game.  Many of our coaches have experienced success at the highest levels of youth soccer, helping players moving on to play in college and professionally.  Our coaches have garnered numerous accolades with teams succeeding in local, regional and national competitions.

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Girls Coaches

Our coaching staff includes a healthy mix of seasoned coaches who have succeeded at the highest levels of youth soccer, as well as young coaches who show a passion for teaching and a love for the game.  Many of our coaches have experienced success at the highest levels of youth soccer, helping players moving on to play in college and professionally.  Our coaches have garnered numerous accolades with teams succeeding in local, regional and national competitions.

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Office Staff

Our office staff brings unique skills and responsibilities to the largest youth soccer club in nyc.  As a support system for players, parents and coaches, our staff brings many years of experience in their field of expertise, including but not limited to: executive leadership, finance, hr, communications, media, marketing, fundraising, and admin responsibilities that manage field acquisition, scheduling, roster management, etc.

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The Board

Our board brings a diverse background and skill set to the club, ensuring our focus on the club's mission and offering support to staff and the community at large.

A good coach is one who helps his players maximize or discover their potential. That is his principal function.

— Marcelo Bielsa, Argentina and Chile coach