Dan DeGeer grew up playing soccer in Beaverton, Oregon where he fell in love with the sport. His interests lead him to competitive soccer through the club, Westside Metros. As a youth player, he experienced winning 4 state championships, participating in the Olympic Development Program and 4 years of Varsity High School soccer. He was recruited to play for the University of San Francisco Dons, where he won the 2004 and 2005 West Coast Conference Championship and received three straight NCAA bids. His final season he was selected to the 1st team All - WCC and drafted to the MLS Los Angeles Galaxy. In 2008, he was selected as a member of the United States National Futsal team.

Contact Dan DeGeer at ddegeer@sjearthquakes.com

In 2009, he started coaching at Westside Metros Soccer Club. His passion continued to grow and in 2012, he moved to the Bay Area to pursue a full-time coaching career. Coach DeGeer is currently serving his 5th year as an Earthquakes Academy head coach. He lives in Marin with his Wife, Zoe and his daughter Skyla.


  • Elite Formation Coach License (In Progress)
  • USSF A-Youth (2017)
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (2012)


  • Master's of Art in Kinesiology, Fresno Pacific University (2015)
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Marketing, University of San Francisco (2007)

Coaching History:

  • San Jose Earthquakes Academy (2017 to present)
  • Star Academy, Academy Director and Technical Director (2016-2018)
  • SMC Star, USSDA & NPL Head Coach (2014-2016)
  • Gamer Futsal School, Technical Director (2012-2014)
  • SF State, Men's Assistant Soccer Coach (2013)
  • USF, Men's Director of Soccer Operations (2012)
  • Burlingame Soccer Club, Senior Head Coach (2012-2014)
  • Westside Metros Soccer Club, Head Coach (2009-2012)

Playing History:

  • U.S. National Futsal Team (2008)
  • University of San Francisco Men's Soccer Team (2004-2007)
  • Tigard High School, Varsity Soccer (1999-2003)
  • Westside Metros Soccer Club, (1996-2003)