Coach Dan as he is known in the soccer community is a business development specialist. His background in building successful organizations is one of his proven strengths. Building successful teams both in business as well as in youth sports is something that sets him part. His early business career was in retail where he was an integral part of the big box retailer Sneaker Stadium. Following his years with Sneaker Stadium he followed his passion for soccer into Soccer retail. Joining Soccer Post franchise company where he served in numerous roles from Buyer to Merchandise Manager then VP of Stores. During his 20 years in soccer retail he turned Soccer Post into a leader in soccer retail. He was responsible for more than doubling the size of the company as well as developing SOCCERPOST.COM. The past 3 years he has taken his experience in business management and grassroots marketing to a new business category; Sports Facility and Sports Performance management. As a consultant for The Atlantic Club he developed their Sports Training center as well as sports camps and programs for young athletes. During his time TAC he was also the Business Development manager for Parisi Speed School in Manasquan. Under Manson’s leadership TAC Parisi was awarded the Outstanding Team Training award for the entire country by Parisi Speed School. He recently developed the model for Extreme Speed School based on his knowledge of the youth athletes and the need to enhance performance, which will be one of the business units at Sports City.
His role at Sports City is to lead the company into the future and make the facility one where athletes and teams can get the best of all things. The company’s focus is guided by a Sports Specific mindset that brings everything under one roof at Sports City.
Dan was born in Wall Township where he also raised his two girls Sam and Hannah. While leading an active business career he was has been very active in his hometown. For 11 years he was the President of Wall Soccer. He also served on the Township Planning Board and Board of Education while also being named Citizen of the Year in 2009.