For more than 25 years, Dan Gaspar has studied and created ideal training methods for goalkeeper and field player development.

He has worked with world-class coaches: Luiz Felipe Scolari, Carlos Queiroz and José Antonio Camacho. His knowledge, expertise and savvy earned him the invitation to join the Portugal National Team coaching staff for the 2010 South Africa World Cup. Currently working with Iran National Team as they prepare to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Dan has set himself apart in the coaching profession working on four different continents. 

With his diverse expertise and strong interpersonal skills, he can motivate, train and educate athletes and coaches of all levels, and manage teams at every level.

CONNECTICUT SOCCER SCHOOL

Connecticut Soccer School's comprehensive soccer education initiatives are part of a systematic, professional approach for developing players and coaches at all levels. 

STAR GOALKEEPER ACADEMY

Session by session, step by step you will learn the Star Goalkeeper Academy principles of professionalism, enthusiasm, and dedication. 

BOOK DAN GASPAR

Interested in hiring Dan to speak at your next seminar or conference? His enthusiasm, knowledge and years of experience add excellence to your event.

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EXPERIENCE

Iran National TeamAssistant and Goalkeeper Coach , 2011-Present

  • 2014 Brazil World Cup QualificationFirst place in group qualification 
  • 2015 Asia Cup QualificationFirst place in group qualification 
  • #1 Asia ranking 
  • #37 FIFA ranking 

Dan has also worked as the Goalkeeper Advisor and Consultant for Project 2010, US Soccer in addition to his role as the President of Connecticut Soccer School & Star Goalkeeper Academy

PREVIOUS COACHING

  • Portugal National Team
  • University of Hartford
  • FC PortoSL BenficaConnecticut Wolves
  • Connecticut Wolves
  • South Africa National Team
  • US Olympic Team
  • Grampus Eight - Japan LeagueNew York MetroStars
  • Sporting Lisbon Benfica
  • Sporting Lisbon
  • US Women’s National Team