Goalkeeper Training- Olympia/Tacoma

Dave Whitesell



Dave Whitesell lived in Germany as a child then moved to the Pacific Northwest. He played varsity soccer at Curtis high school earning All league honors. He was recruited to play soccer at multiple colleges. Taking some time to figure things out, he played starting keeper for the TCC Titans earning All league honors. He was a walk on for the University of Washington Men’s soccer. Getting a chance to be the main keeper and a full ride scholarship, he transferred to Huntingdon college, Alabama. He attempted to go to the pro ranks but nothing substantial transpired. He ran the premiere soccer program for the YMCA of Pierce county and was the general manager of the Tacoma soccer center for over 6 years. Dave has privately coached numerous young people. He is  a director/coach affiliate with J4K- Washington, one of the only premiere level goalkeeper academies in the northwest. Dave is an E licensed coach and has his NSCAA- National diploma.

Dave’s motto- Excellence in all things. We win the game long before the score is final by having proper training habits, having a good attitude, giving maximum effort with proper execution. This equals playing the game the right way.Favorite league- Bundesliga
Favorite team- Monchengladbach
Favorite current players- Manuel Neuer & Thomas Muller

Career Highlights- Quarterfinal playoff game down in Florida & playing University of Portland on their home pitch.

For more information, email Coach Dave at-  coachdave.j4k@gmail.com

Goalkeeper Coaching available in the greater Tacoma area