CBSC Appoint David Proctor as Boys Director of Coaching
Charleston, South Carolina - Charleston Battery Soccer Club is excited to announce the hiring of David Proctor as CBSC's Boys Director of Coaching
A native of York, England, David has had a successful career where he's played and coached professionally. David joins the Battery from Nashville SC[DEL: , :DEL] where he was the assistant coach during their inaugural USL Championship season in 2018. Nashville had a successful first season making the USL Championship playoffs and defeating Major League Soccer (MLS) side Colorado Rapids in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup. Prior to that, he worked full time as Head Academy Coach with Columbus Crew of MLS. David also has experience in MLS with the Colorado Rapids, where he was a reserve team coach when the Rapids won an MLS Championship in 2010. David spent eight years with the Rapids' Development Academy, from 2008 to 2016.
As a player, David began his career with Aston Villa Youth Academy. Following his youth career with Aston Villa, David moved to Hull City to begin his professional career. After 2 seasons with Hull, he moved to Middlesbrough before finishing his career in the United States with the Richmond Kickers & Indiana Blast of the A-League.
"I am very pleased to welcome Dave Proctor to the CBSC family. Dave has a wealth of experience in player development here in the USA and will complement the current staff with his drive and enthusiasm for making players of all age levels better. Dave will oversee the boy's side of the club with the same detail that Sarah Michner has done with the girls, ensuring that every player who comes through our system, gets a truly holistic experience in soccer development"
David is excited to work with Technical Director Derek Broadley to continue the daily development of coaches, players, and teams. Our ultimate goal is for players to develop as individuals, on a soccer path that may lead to playing professionally for the Charleston Battery and Charleston Fleet first teams.
"I'm excited to join a great team of professionals & ownership that work tirelessly every day on and off the pitch to bring the best environment possible to youth players in South Carolina. This is an exciting time for Soccer in the Charleston area. The Battery has fantastic facilities, professional coaches, professional player involvement, and a drive to be the best. We will develop players of all levels the right way and give them every opportunity to succeed. With the USL announcement of the Academy Cup and the USL Academy league imminent the future for the youth players is also unique. The pathway to the Pro's for the U9 players upwards will be an incredible journey with Charleston Battery SC."
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