For more than 35 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 Russia 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.

If you or your organization is interested in Dan Gaspar for private or group training, consultation or in need of a guest speaker, click on Contact and send Dan a personal message.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Iran National Team

Current: Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Coach

  • Brazil World Cup Staff
  • Australia Asia Cup Staff
  • Russia World Cup Qualifications 

Portugal National Team 

  • World Cup Qualification Process

University of Hartford

  • Division One Men’s Head Soccer Coach

FC Porto, Portugal

  • Goalkeeper Coach
  • World Club Champions, Japan

SL Benfica, Portugal 

  • Goalkeeper Coach
  • Portuguese Cup Champions

Sporting Lisbon, Portugal

  • Goalkeeper Coach

Connecticut Wolves – USL Pro League

  • Head Soccer Coach
  • New England Cup Champions

Portugal National Team Staff

  • Head Coach Professor Carlos Queiroz
  • Head Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari

South African National Teams Staff

  • Technical Staff Consultant

Central Connecticut State University

  • Associate Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Japan League Gramps Eight

  • Assistant Coach

New York Metro Stars (Major League Soccer)

  • Assistant Coach

 

InviteD to Train as Goalkeeper Coach

U18 US National Team, Head Coach Glenn Myernick
U17 US National Team, Tim Howard and Nick Raimundo
US Olympic Team, ZacH Thornton and John Walker
Gabon’s National Team, African Nations Cup Preparation
Women National Team, Head Coach Anson Dorrance

Author, Featured Presenter, USSF, NSCAA and USYSA Licensed Coach and three time Hall of Famer


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Dan Gaspar is very competent.
He is organized, methodical and
a student of the game. I wish him
the best of success and luck.
— Jose Mourinho
Dan’s work is fantastic.
He brought great personality,
spirit and knowledge to the
Portugal National Team.
— Cristiano Ronaldo
Dan Gaspar, has worked closely with me for many years. Without a doubt Dan has become the most experienced coach of any American at
the professional level. He has gained invaluable experience in all phases of the game. Not only has Dan established himself as a top-flight coach
working with professional players. He has for many years earned his reputation as one of America’s top clinicians. I hope that the US soccer
culture will embrace his ability as they build in the years to come.
— Carlos Queiroz
CARLOS QUEIROZ
Dan’s passion, professionalism, motivation and abilities are like no one else. He knows what works. His credentials and accomplishments are world respected. I consider Dan Gaspar my personal coach.
— Vitor Baia