Montreat College
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Shane Dasher
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 2nd Season

Coach Dasher is entering his 2nd season as Head Coach of the Cavaliers 

2011/2012- Upon taking over the program in May, Dasher hoped he could help the program move forward in excellence.  It took some time for the Cavaliers to believe but once they did the result was the school's first ever Men's Soccer AAC Tournament Championship and appearance in the NAIA National Tournament. 

Dasher now hopes to finish the year with a strong Spring Season and is excited about the incoming recruits for the coming Fall.

2010/2011- Dasher coached at Covenant College in Chattanooga, TN, where he assisted the Scots in a 14-8-1 season and a 4th place finish at the NCCAA National Championships. 

2008-2010- At 32 Shane was blessed with the opportunity to finish his collegiate soccer career at Northwest Christian University (NAIA) in Eugene Oregon.  While finishing a degree in Sports Ministry, Dasher coached 2 seasons at Churchill High School where the program made back to back state championship runs.  The last ended was a loss in the Oregon 5A Quarter Finals. 

2006/2007- Coach Dasher and his wife spent a year ministering in the Philippines where he played and coached for the Davao Football Club. While there, his women's pro team finished third in the nation and boys U17 team won their Regional Championship. 

2005/2006- Lane Community College (Eugene, Oregon) asked Shane to be responsible for the start-up of the college's women's soccer program.  In their first season the Lancers finished 3rd in the conference with a winning record. 

2001-2004- Coach Dasher spent three years as the Club Director for Ambassador FC, a nationally competitive youth premiere club in Cleveland, OH.  Ambassadors in Sport, a global soccer mission organization, also provided him the opportunity to play and coach around the world. He was blessed to represent the US on a good will tour to Africa which included games against South African pro teams and the Sudan's National Team. He competed or coached on many other tours in countries including Japan, Mozambique, Thailand, and the Philippines.

Past Soccer-  Shane played at Cleveland State University (NCAA D1) and then furthered his career playing in the Professional Development League with the Cascade Surge and the in the MISL with the Cleveland Force Reserves.

Coach Dasher has a passion to use soccer as a platform to reach out and change the world. He has used the international language of soccer to bring awareness to needed change and injustice. Above all this is the excellence his teams will pursue.

He currently holds an NSCAA Premier Coaching Diploma and USSF National Youth License.

Dasher lives in Black Mountain, North Carolina with his wife Staci, who is expecting, daughters Analyse (6) and Adaniah (5), and son Lukah (2).

 2011 Men's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2011 Men's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Michael Bruce*JRG5-11155East Kilbride, ScotlandShortwe College
0Ben HayesFRG6-1230Asheville, N.C.West Henderson
1Lucas CarvalhoFRG6-1180Joao Pessoa, BrazilColegio Motiva
2Cesar LopezSOD5-10150San Salvador, El SavadorEuroamericano Bilingual School
3Alexandru PopaJRD6-0178Craiova, RomaniaRavenscroft School
4Adrian ErwinSOD5-7145Mandeville, JamaicadeCarteret College
5Rafael Leo VelasquezSRM6-2180Tegucigalpa, HondurasOwen
6Javier CuellarSRM5-11215San Salvador, El Salvador
7Craig WilsonSRM5-8150Carenage, Trinidad & TobagoRadford University
8Emmanuel JosephSRM6-2170Carenage,TrinidadRadford University
9Alan JacksonFRF6-2180Melbourne, Fla.Viera
10Leo WalkerSRF5-8175Kingston, Jamaica
11Maximiliano VieraSOM5-8150Montevideo, UruguaySagrado Corazon de Jesus
12Austin ShattuckJRM5-10160Sylva, N.C.Balsom Cove Christian Academy
13Robert GaddyJRD6-4180Asheville, N.C.Clyde A. Erwin
14Juan OrozcoFRM5-6155Melbourne, Fla.Florida Air Academy
15Arturo HenriquezFRF5-5130Santiago, Chile
16Silas AlvesFRF5-8160Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
17Stefan CazzonnelliFRD6-2180Weil am Rhein, Germany
18Julio CuellarFRD5-5155San Salvador, El SalvadorLone Star College
18Cody LaBelleSOM5-6130Hendersonville, N.C.Blue Ridge CC
19Brock OwensFRD6-0170Spartanburg, N.C.
20David FriedrichsJRM5-11155Midlothian, Va.Monacan
21Phil SpenceJRD5-10160Tamnamore, Northern Ireland
* Redshirt
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Head Coach
2nd season
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6th season
 2011 Club Men's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2011 Club Men's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Jacob AyusoSOMID6-0175Mt. Tabor High School
Cole DavisFR  
Ishmael DulaSO  
Nick GerstungFR  
Jonathan KingFRMID5-6135Shelby, NCShelby High School
Frankie LeoFRMID6-0145Staunton, VAGrace Christian School
Jacob LesterFR  
Seth McClearySRW6-1150HCA
Ayobami OyemadeSOF5-11150Nigerian International School
Christian WilliamsFRD5-10175Lexington, NCSheets Memorial Christian School
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