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Omar Morales - Girls Development Academy Staff

Posted on January 26, 2018 BY Simon Boddison

 

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The club is extremely excited to announce that Omar Morales (2017 Interim Head Coach - Houston Dash) has been added to the Girls Development Academy on a full-time basis.  He will now be the U-19 DA Girls Head Team coach and assist with other areas of the program.  Coach Morales has extensive collegiate and professional networking contacts and will be a tremendous asset to the club in providing additional guidance to our prospective student-athletes in the college recruitment process.

"I am extremely excited about joining the Houston Dash Academy and being able to help further develop these young ladies on and off the field of competition.  I believe my time working with the Houston Dash professional team has made me a better coach and I cannot wait to step on to the field with these talented young ladies."  Omar Morales, U19 Girls Development Academy Head Coach.

Biography:

Houston Dash (NWSL)
Interim Head Coach
Assistant Coach / Head Coach / General Manager - Houston Dash (2017)
  • First Latino Head Coach in NWSL
  • Tied most points in season
  • Most wins in a season
  • Longest consecutive non-losing streak in franchise history (6)
Eastern New Mexico University (NCAA Div. I)
  • Head Women’s Soccer Coach (2014-2017)
West Texas A&M University (NCAA Div. II)
  • Assistant Men's & Women's Coach (2006-2014)
Playing Career
  • West Texas A&M University (2002-2005)
  • Most games played in program history (74 out of 75)
  • NSCAA All-Region

"We are very excited to have Omar working with our DA teams on a full time basis. He has a wonderful personality and the players really respond to his coaching style. I know he will enjoy working with the best players in the state and be impactful in helping them achieve their dreams."  Coach Nick O'Shea, Girls Development Academy Director.

 
 
 

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