Houston, Texas (April 25, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls are excited to announce that Carl Fleming has joined the club and will become the new Director of Club Development. Carl joins the coaching staff having coached for the Houston Texans for a total of ten (10) years from 2006 - 2013 and 2016 - 2019 as the Director of Coaching.
"First off, I want to say thank you to Don Gemmell for the opportunity to work for Dynamo | Dash Youth. To say that I am excited to have been appointed as the Dynamo | Dash Youth Director of Club Development would be an understatement. It will be refreshing to work in a club where the soccer professionals are charged with all aspects of soccer programming both on and off the field. The Dynamo | Dash Youth are the only true club in the city and one of very few in the country that can offer our members a level of play from recreation to professional based on each players ability and ambition. Dynamo | Dash Youth is a full service soccer club that has created a very clear, concise pathway for its members." Carl Fleming, Dynamo | Dash Youth Director of Club Development.
Youth Coaching Background:
- Director of Coaching - Houston Texans Soccer Club (2016 - 2019)
- Director of Coaching NC Fusion Development Academy (2015 – 2016)
- Director of Soccer AC Sandhills, Pinehurst, NC (2014 – 2015)
- Director of Coaching Texans FC, Houston, TX (2006 – 2013)
- Director of Coaching Greensboro Youth Soccer Association, Greensboro, NC (2003 - 2006)
College Coaching Background:
- Assistant Coach Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC (1990)
- Assistant Coach Duke University, Durham, NC (1994)
- Assistant Coach UNCG, Greensboro, NC (2000-2002)
- University North Carolina - Greensboro (1985 – 1988)
- Carolina Dynamo – USISL
- Raleigh Flyers – USISL
- Three time Division III National Champions (University North Carolina - Greensboro)
- Division II All-American – UNCG
- UNCG Wall of Fame Inductee
- UNCG Hall of Fame Inductee – National Championship Teams (1985-1987)
- Carolina Dynamo USISL National Champions
Coaching / Teams Honors:USYS Region III Participants
- Greensboro Bucs
- Greensboro Soccer Club (Finalist)
- Dallas Texans Houston
- Dallas Texans Houston (League Winners)
- Dallas Texans Houston
- Texans SC (League and State Cup Winners)
- Texans SC
- Dallas Texans Houston U16 Champions
- University North Carolina Greensboro 1991 (Bachelor of Arts - Communication Studies)
"I am very excited to welcome Carl and his family to the Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club. Carl is a proven leader within the game and is extremely well respected in youth soccer. He brings with him extensive experience and knowledge having worked both in the Houston area and other regions of the country. Having Carl join our coaching staff will further strengthen our soccer program with a heightened focus on our player developmental pathway." Don Gemmell, Technical Director, Houston Dynamo | Soccer Club.
The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels. Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.