Name: Dane Shaffar
Team coaching: (2012) U11 Premier
Years with BUSC: 4 years
Soccer background: Grew up in Pleasanton playing for BUSC from U9 through U23. Went on to play for Sonoma State University. After graduating from SSU, had a trial week with VFL Osnabrück in German 3. Liga. Finished playing for the Sonoma County Sol in the NPSL. Have returned to coach for BUSC since.
Favorite professional soccer team: Liverpool F.C.
Favorite professional soccer player: Steven Gerrard
Favorite movie: Star Wars
Favorite actor/actress: Will Ferrell
Favorite food: Hawaiian BBQ
What I love about BUSC: I love the philosophy of the club and everything it stands for along with its values. I grew up with this same philosophy and want to continue to promote the way we play the game as a club over just winning. I also love the methodology instilled within the club and how we go about supporting our players through a player-centered approach, giving them the autonomy to make their own decisions and learn to the best of their ability.