Coach DeGayner is a USSF Nationally Licensed soccer coach who has been coaching for eight years, and whose teams have earned several championships including league championships, tournament championships and the USA Cup. In addition to his National License, Coach DeGayner has earned the USSF goal keeper diploma, the Coerver Youth Diploma and continues to be an active student of coaching, attending symposiums and coach training throughout the year.
As a full time soccer professional, in the off season Coach DeGayner works as a trainer for the NSC Youth Academy, Pegasus Soccer Concepts, Dragon Soccer and trains home schooled youth players. He is on the Board of Directors of a local soccer club and coaches two youth teams each summer. He is an ambassador of the game and is involved in an outreach program that provides training, equipment and supplies to youth players in Ghana and is working to build permanent soccer training facilities so that the Ghanaian players can reach their full potential.
Coach DeGayner continues to play in adult leagues and believes that the best way to relate to the challenges that players face, is to encounter them himself.
"Soccer is my true passion, and I believe that passion is contagious. The hundreds of players I work with each year feed off of my excitement for the game and that alone makes them better players."
Coach Bret DeGayner, 651.779.5821 (cell)