David Yates

(918) 688-1565  *  dryman_10@hotmail.com

Dave is originally from Heywood, Gtr Manchester, England and came to the USA in 1997. He worked for Soccer Academy Inc (Manassas, VA) until he​moved to Oklahoma in 2003. Prior to moving to the US, Dave served in the British Army for 12 years and represented the British Army in many levels playing football all over the world, and also played semi-professional football, both in Germany and England. While living in Oklahoma, Dave has coached at Hurricane Futball Club, and has been the Director of Coaching for both Extreme FC and NEOFC for the last 7 years. He has also served as the Owasso Varsity Boys Soccer coach for the last 5 years, and has coached several ODP teams as the head coach, as well as serving as a State Instructor for USSF coaching courses.

Coaching Education:

NSCAA Level I & II Goalkeeping Diplomas, Jan 2008
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, October 2007
USSF National Youth License and Instructors Course, January 2005
USSF A Coaching License, January 2003, (Audited Jan 2007 & July 2010)
USSF B Coaching License, July 2001
UEFA B Coaching License, July 1997
English Football Association Full Badge (Advanced License), June 1995
English Football Association Half Badge (Preliminary License), June 1990

Coaching & Playing Honors:

Oklahoma Boys Soccer Coach of the Year; 2008-2009
Region III ODP 93 Boys Regional Champions; 2009
OK ODP 93 Boys National Championships Finalist, Runners Up; 2009
Tranmere Rovers (First Division English Professional Team); Two week trial 1995
Army Challenge Cup, Germany; 1990-1992, 1994, 1995 (winners) 1993 (finalists)
Sapper Cup, United Kingdom; 1989, 1997
League Cup, Germany; 1989-1997
BAOR Cup, Germany; 1990-1994, 1995-1997
BAOR 6-Aside, Germany; 1990-1993
British Army squad player, England & Germany; 1989-1998
Mini-World Cup, Holland; 1993-1994
League Cup, F.C. Bad Pyrmont, Germany; 1990-1992
League Cup, MTV Aerzen, Germany; 1992-1995
Bier FC, Virginia USA; 2004 Semi Finalist O30’s National Cup