Daniel Link

Home » Coaches » Boys Coaches » Daniel Link

box-background-camps-tournaments2

Daniel Link

Nickname: 

Hometown: San Francisco

Highschool: J. Eugene McAteer HS

College: Cal State University

Playing Experience:

Varsity Soccer, J. Eugene McAteer H.S., San Francisco (1986-1989)
– AAA League Champions (1986 – 1988), AAA Semi Finalist (1989)
– Nor – Cal. Tournament of Champions Semi Finalist (1986, 1987)
– First Team All AAA (1987-1989)
– Scholar Athlete Award (3.75 G.P.A., 1988, 1989)
– Overall H.S. Record 66-12-5

– Olympic Development Program (1986-1988)
– Nor. Cal. Team (1987, 1988)
– Far West Regional Tryouts (1987)

– Varsity Soccer, Calif. St. Univ. Hayward (1989-1994)
– CSUH Freshman of the Year (1989)
– NCAA Final Four Finalist, Div. II, at UNC Greensboro, N.C. (1989)
– NCAA #6 National Ranking (1989)
– All NCAC Honors (1991,1992)
– Captain (1991, 1992)

– San Francisco United Soccer Club, SFUSC (1981-1990) now known as “SF Seals”
– Eurtour I, Captain-Sweden, Finland, N. Ireland, Germany, England (1985)
– Eurtour II Captain and MVP-Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark (1987)
– Braziltour I – Rio De Janiero, Sao Paolo (1989)
– Nor. Cal. State Cup Semi Finalist, Captain (1988)
– Nor. Cal. State Cup Champions (1989)
– West Regional Champions (1989)
– National Finalists, McGuire Cup (1989)
– USA Cup Champions (1989)
– Amongst these youth games played were versus such clubs as: Palmeiras, Santos, Barcelona, Hannover96, Aalborg, Hjorring, Goteberg, etc…

– Numerous men’s teams throughout Northern California (1986-2004)

– Futsal (1997-present)

Coaching Experience/License:

S. F. Mission Soccer Cub
– Head Coach Girls U-13 – U-17, Silver level (2009-2014)
– Director of Coaching for Nor Cal league (2010-2011)

– S. F. Vikings Soccer Club
– Head Coach Girls U-14 – U-19, Class I (2005-2009)
– Assistant Coach U-14 and U-16 Girls, Class I (1988-1990, 2004)
– Assistant Coach U-19 Girls, Class I (1995)
– Assistant Coach U- 15 Boys, Class I (2000)
– Head Coach U17 – U19 Girls, Class I (1996-2000)
– Head Coach U 15 Girls, Class I ranked third in Nor Cal. (2004-2005)
– Head Coach U-12 – U-14 Boys, Class I (2000 – 2002)
– Coach at SFVSC Camp (Summer 1989-1991,1993- 2001, 2004, Spring 1995-2001, Winter 1995-2001, 2004-2006)

– High School
– Head Coach Clayton Valley H.S., Concord, Ca.- Boy’s J.V. Soccer (1992)
– Head Coach California H.S., San Ramon, Ca. – Boy’s J.V. Soccer (1993)
– Head Coach, McAteer H.S., S.F., Ca. – Boy’s Varsity Soccer (1994)
– Head Coach, St. Ignatius H.S., S.F., Ca. – Boy’s Frosh Soccer (1995)
– Head Coach, Mercy H.S., S.F., Ca. – Girls Varsity Soccer (1996- 2001)
– Head Coach, Lincoln H.S., S.F., Ca. – Boys Varsity Soccer (1995-2000)
– Head Coach, Lincoln H.S., S.F., Ca. – Girls Varsity Soccer (1994- 2007)
-AAA Champions (1995 and 1997)
-AAA Coach of the Year (1995 and 1997)
– Volunteer Coach, Sacred Heart H.S., S. F.. Ca. – Girls JV and Varsity Soccer (2006-2007)
– Head Coach, June Jordan HS, S.F., Ca. – Girls Varsity (2016)
– AAA Coach of the Year, 2nd Division (2016)
– Assistant Coach, Thurgood Marshall HS, S.F., CA. – Girls Varsity (2017-2018)
– Head Coach, George Washington HS, S.F., CA. – Girls Varsity (2019-2022)
-S.F.Examiner Girls Soccer Coach of the Year for San Francisco Section (2021)
-AAA Coach of the Year, 1st Division (2022)
-AAA Champions (2022)
– College and Semi Professional
– Head Coach, S.F. Nighthawks – a founding father of an elite women’s team that participated in the “W” League, now participating in the WPSL (1995-2003)
– Head Coach, WPSL All- Stars – Selected as coach for the All Star game benefiting the flood
victims in China. Game held in Shanghai, China against team consisting of six Chinese Nationals
– Assistant Coach, Skyline College – Men’s Varsity Soccer (2000)
– Head Coach, Skyline College – Men’s Varsity Soccer (2001-2016)
– Coast Conference Coach of the Year (2004, 2005)
– State playoffs, #4 National Ranking finishing #19 NSCAA National Ranking (2004)
– State Playoffs (2004, 2006)
– All Coast Conference All Academic Team (2011 and 2013)
– Head Assistant Coach, Skyline College Women’s Varsity Soccer (2016-2020)

– Other Coaching Roles
– Soccer Director, Camp Lokanda, Glen Spey, N.Y. (1993)
– Soccer Director, Five Star Sport Camps, Nor. Cal. (1994)
– Coach, Go To Goal Camp (1996, 1997, 2001)
– Coach, Soccer In The Streets, SITS (1996-2003)
– Coach, Olympic Development Program (1997-2000)
– Head Coach U-15 Girls, Class I, Burlingame, Ca. (2003)
– Coach U.S. Youth Games, S.F., Ca. Gold Medal (2003)
– Individual Trainer (1991-present)
– Director of numerous clinics and camps for youth and adults (1995-2017)
– Co-Head Coach, Willie Brown MS, S.F., CA. (2016-2018)
– Head Coach, A.P. Giannini MS, S.F., CA. (2018-2021)

– Futsal
– Founder and Director of Coaching Futsal415.com (2010-2019)
– Head Coach, Youth and Adult Futsal (2000-2019)
– Assistant Coach, Boys of all ages (2010-2019)
– Head and Assistant Coach, Girls of all ages (2010-2019)
– Head Coach, Girls U-12 National Champion Gold Medal (2011)
– Head Coach, Girls U-13 Regional Champion Gold Medal (2012)
– Head Coach, Girls U-13 National Silver Medal (2012)
– Head Coach, Girls U-19 and Women US Futsal Nationals Silver Medals (2006, 2011)
– Head Coach, Girls U-19 Northwest Regional Silver Medal (2009)
– Head Coach, Girls U-19 Northwest Regional Champions Gold Medal (2008)
– Head Coach, U-14–U-15 Girls Futsal Nationals, Silver Medal (2003, 2004)
– Head Coach, Women’s Open Futsal Nationals, Semi-finalists 4th place (2003)

Years at SRU: 0