Originally from Chicago, DJ Played soccer as a youth for the Chicago Sockers before playing at Saint Xavier University where he was a 2x All Conference, All-Midwestern and All-Regional as a goalkeeper. DJ graduated with a history degree and became a Director Coaching for Campton United (St. Charles Illinois). While at Campton United, DJ coached many players that would end up playing D1 and MLS Chicago Fire Academy Players. His biggest highlight at Campton was coaching the 93 boys to the state cup finals, Midwest regional league region 2 champions and US National Finals in Massachusetts.
DJ moved to California 6 years ago and has been a Director of Coaching for Los Gatos the past three years and the head coach of Girls Soccer at Monta Vista. This past fall DJ was the Assistant Coach for Men’s Soccer at Cabrillo College and Assistant Coach/GK Coach for Women’s Soccer at University California Santa Cruz.
DJ has the USSF National Youth, NSCAA Premier Diploma and the USSF A License. He is currently working towards his Masters of American History online at Southern New Hampshire University.