Dane Shaffar

Coaches' Bio

Coach Full Name:

Dane Shaffar

Years at BUSC:


Team(s) Coaching:

U10 2014 Premier

Coaching Experience:

  • Ballistic United Soccer Club-Head Coach 2019-Present
  • Amador Vally High School-Men’s Varsity-Assistant Coach 2022-Present
  • Livermore High School-Men’s JV-Head Coach 2019
  • Livermore High School-Men’s Varsity-Assistant Coach 2019
  • Sonoma State Soccer Camps-Volunteer Coach 2012-2016
  • Sonoma State Youth Clinics-Volunteer Coach 2012-2016
  • Personal Trainings 2016-Present

Total Years Coaching:


Coaching licenses / Credentials:

US Soccer Grassroots (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11)

US Soccer D

Playing Experience:

  • Sonoma County Sol NPSL 2017-2018
  • Trial week with VfL Osnabrück U-21 in German 3. Liga 2017
  • Sonoma State NCAA 2012-2016-Team Captain 2014-2016, All-CCAA Honorable Mention 2016, Sonoma State Most Inspirational Player 2016, Sonoma State Most Valuable Player Defense 2014, Sonoma State Most Improved Player 2014
  • Two week playing tour in Netherlands and Germany with Sonoma State Men’s Soccer Team 2015
  • ODP Cal North State Team 2011
  • Amador Valley High School Varsity Soccer 2009-2012-Team MVP 2010-2012, First Team All League 2012, 2nd Team All League 2009-2011, Varsity Captain 2012
  • Amador Valley High School Freshman Soccer 2008
  • Ballistic United Soccer Club Premier Team 2002-2012

Favorite Team:

Liverpool FC

Favorite player of all time

Steven Gerrard

Favorite interest or fun fact:

I work as an Adapted Physical Education Teacher in PUSD and run our club TOPSoccer Program.

Email: DaneShaffar@busc.org