Valeo Futbol Club was founded as a sports education and training organization focused on developing the next generation of futbol legends. Over the years, Valeo Futbol Club has continued to create a culture of hard work, passion and most importantly a commitment to excellence. In a similar vein, Valeo Futbol Club recently hired Darren Murray, a professional with more than 2 decades of coaching experience as the Director of Coaching for a boys high school team.
“Darren brings decades of experience and firsthand knowledge from a variety of college programs and club soccer programs he has been associated with. Our high school boys’ players will have access to a fully committed DOC that’s passionate about their development on and off the field, and their collegiate soccer pathway,” said Director of Operations, Corlton Simmond.
Darrens illustrious coaching career includes six seasons on the coaching staff at Boston College, where he helped the team to reach four NCAA Tournaments and win an ACC Championship. Darren also coached at Harvard as an assistant for 3 years, finishing 2nd in the Ivy League in all 3 years while helping players receive all-conference honors.
Other coaching positions held by Darren prior to joining Valeo include Assistant Coach at his alma mater, Mercyhurst University, Head Coach at Endicott College and Newbury College. Also, coaching positions at the club level for the South Shore United Blazers (2002-05), Aztecs (2006-2015) and Boston Bolts (2015-16).
Darren has coached in three NCAA divisions in his 21-year coaching career, helping to develop players that went on to play professionally in the US and Europe. His career has been filled with many achievements.
Darren’s addition to the team at Valeo Futbol Club will help the club achieve its goal of providing comprehensive training programs to teach players skills, and tactical awareness with an emphasis on the passion for the game and having fun. He brings a wealth of knowledge to Valeo that will help develop players and guide them in their college search.