Daire O Connor joins BSC as Technical Director

We are delighted to announce that Daire O Connor joined our family of coaches as the Girls Technical Director. In this role, coach Daire is responsible for the development of the girls curriculum across all age groups while working with the U13 and above age groups and coaches. Coach Daire comes to us after having served Force North Soccer Club in the same capacity. Prior to Force North, Daire spent several years successfully coaching the girls side at Peninsula Youth Soccer Club. Aside from his passion for the beautiful game, what we are most excited about, is his love for and commitment to our local soccer community. He truly believes in the talent pool within the local community and has a demonstrated ability to develop that talent to reach the individual's and team's potential.

Daire is a native of Ireland, coming from a strong heritage of professional soccer players - his mother played with a Dublin soccer team that led to the formation of today's Irish national women's team. His brother was a professional player with the League of Ireland. In his youth, O'Connor played college soccer with University College Dublin (UCD) before setting his sights on coaching.

Coach Daire holds UEFA B license with the Irish Football Association (IFA) and an advanced national diploma with NSCAA. Daire had the privilege to learn from top European coaches from powerhouse programs such as Dinamo Zagreb and Fiorentina. His coaching experience, education and enormous passion for the game have made him one of the top coaches in the Northern California… and we couldn't be more excited to have him!

Please join us in welcoming Coach Daire!