The United DFC Soccer Club is pleased to announce that Sam Boswell has been hired as the Community Program Manager. This new position will be focused on growing the club, providing a high quality experience for players who wish to play recreational soccer and promoting, encouraging and establishing Soccer for Life programming. Sam will oversee the mini program, Under 10 and 12 C programs, U15-18 B teams and our recreational senior soccer teams as well as managing the soccer camps and PD days.
United DFC Soccer club’s mission is to promote and grow the sport of soccer in our communities, creating pathways and opportunities for our players and volunteers to be involved in soccer for life. Sam will be instrumental in carrying out our mission. “As a club we are committed to providing the best in class programs for all our players, volunteers and coaches. Sam’s passion for the game and love of our club will translate into amazing opportunities for members to develop as players and become engaged in soccer for life.” said David Campbell, Executive Director, United DFC.
Sam was born in Manchester, England and moved with his family to Nova Scotia during high school. Sam has worked at a number of positions with the most recent, Modest Tree, a software company. He was responsible for software quality assurance, a role that required him to be part of an agile and diverse team to ensure high quality collaboration and communication for the development of software programs.
Since 2018, Sam has served as the team manager for the Nighthawks Football Team that competes in the Metro Men’s Senior Soccer League. He has been with United DFC since 2019 as coach for the U13A and U15AAA boys teams. His coaching education includes Soccer Canada C License. He has extensive training through the National Coaching Certification Programs and has completed the following coaching education modules: Soccer for Life, Safe Sport, Coaching Athletes with Disabilities, Mental Health in Sport, Managing a Program, Making Ethical Decisions and Making Headway in Soccer.
Sam lives in Sackville with his wife Alyssa and will begin work on January 5, 2022.