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David Wren/LV Revolution FC Founder and Director of Coaching for the Girls Program.

David Wren has been coaching full time for 15 years since arriving from England back in the Summer of 2001. David grew up in the North East of England where we played as a youth player at Newcastle United's Center of Excellence. David went on to play semi-professional for multiple clubs around the North East while studying full time at the University of Teesside. During his time in Teesside, he was the Men's Soccer Club Captain . He went on to represent North East England, North England and then qualified to the National team pool.

After graduating Teesside University with a BSC in Sports & Exercise Coaching, David accepted a coaching position with NOGA Soccer on Long Island, NY. David has been a Director of Coaching ever since, working at large clubs in NY, then CT before travelling to Chapel Hill NC where he remained for 8 years. He's now been in Las Vegas for 4 years where he was Boys DOC at Players, and most recently the DOC for Heat FC.

David's coaching licensing is extensive. He has completed his FA Coaching certificate level 1 & 2 (England), NSCAA Youth License, NSCAA National Youth License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and USSF 'C' License.


Dan Schell/Director of Coaching for the Boys program of LV Revolution FC (LV Gunners)

Gunners program boys director Dan Schell is among the most respected coaches in Nevada. In 2017, Schell was named head of Nevada's Olympic Development Program (ODP) and is the Region IV boys ODP goalkeeper coach.

Currently a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and the United States Soccer Federation, Dan Schell served as head coach of both the boys and girls teams at Chaparral High School in Las Vegas. He earned Regional Coach of the Year honors in 1998-99 after leading both his boys and girls teams to their respective Nevada State Championships, the first ever in Nevada State history to win titles in both boy’s and girl’s soccer in the same season under the same head coach.

A five-time Nevada State Coach of the Year selection, three with the boys and two with the girls, Schell also guided his Alliance Football Club boys team to four state titles from 1996-99. He coached the Premier S.C. and United Boys clubs to six state championships.

Schell is a staple of the Las Vegas soccer community. He has served as the goalkeeper coach at UNLV after having an illustrious career at the university. In his career at UNLV (1990-94), he earned All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honorable mention as a goalkeeper in 1992. He sits in second place all-time at UNLV in both saves and shutouts with 89 and six, respectively. His 228 career saves also rank third in Rebel history.

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