Jeremy Adams - Club President, Director of Training
Coach Adams has been with the club since its inception and played an integral part of its creation in 2009. He is the currently the Club's President and director of training. He oversees all training development elements for the club, assisting the coaching directors and our EMS director with CPR, First Aid and other training clinics during the year. His guidance at this age level has benefited the older age groups considerably in the past 11 years. Jeremy holds a USSF D License, his National Accredited Interscholastic Coaching certification and is a National Certified Interscholastic Coach. Jeremy was also the recipient of the New York State West Youth Soccer Association Recreational Coach of the year in 2017. This is an amazing accomplishment coming from a small town like Dansville.
Jeremy also played for Dansville and was a Varsity player for 3 years until graduating in 1995. His Junior year he was selected to play for a Rochester Regional all star select team that traveled to Europe and represented the U.S. in tournaments that were located in France and Holland. After graduating he went on and played for Alfred State College and was a starter his freshman year.
Arin Belden - Director of Girls Coaching, Girls U18/U17 Head Coach
Coach Belden is a Class of 2000 Warsaw High School graduate and currently works as a 5th grade Special Education Teacher at Ellis B. Hyde Elementary School in Dansville, NY. Arin has been the Dansville Girls Varsity Soccer Coach since 2008 where she has actively turned the girls soccer program around in a short period of time. Coach Belden is also in her 7th year as the Asst. Womens Basketball Coach at Monroe Community College where she was part of 2 National Championship Teams in 2005 & 2006.
Arin's own sports career speaks to the calibre of coaching and direction she applies currently to both her duties at the Dansville Central School District as well as Director of Girls Coaching for FC Dansville. She was a 3 sport athlete (soccer, basketball, softball) at Warsaw High School, leading her soccer team to a Section V title in 1995 and 3 Section V titles and a State Final 4 appearance in softball. She attended Monroe Community College for 2 years playing soccer, basketball and softball helping win 2 national championships while playing at MCC (soccer 2001 and basketball 2001). Arin was selected as a 1st team Adidas All-American for soccer in 2001 and 1st team All-American in softball 2001 & 2002. Arin was named the Monroe Community College Female athlete of the year recipient in 2001 and 2002 and NJCAA athlete of the year in 2002.
Coach Belden went on to play at William Smith College where she helped advance her team to the NCAA Division III soccer Final 4 in 2003. She finished her collegiate career at SUNY Geneseo and graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor’s of Psychology. Arin earned her Masters Degree and Elementary/Special Education Teaching Certification from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2007. She was subsequently inducted as a member of the Monroe Community College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Warsaw Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.
FC Dansville is proud to have Coach Belden at the helm of our Girls Developmental Soccer Program
Brad Ervin - Girls U16/U15 Head Coach
Coach Ervin is a Class of 2005 graduate from Elmira Free Academy. He currently works as a School Psychologist for the district, with his office being located in the High School. 2014 was Coach Ervin's first season as the Dansville Girls Junior Varsity Soccer Coach. Coach Ervin previously served as the assistant coach for the Varsity Boys Soccer team at Avoca CSD.
Brad attended St. John Fisher College where he was a 3-year starter on the Cardinals Men’s squad. Throughout his career at Fisher, Brad played various positions with defense being his passion. During these years, Brad earned 2nd team acknowledgements in addition to honorable mentions for his defensive abilities. Consequently, Brad brings a highly defensive mindset to his coaching philosophy. Within this philosophy, Brad stresses the importance of players maintaining correct positioning, a team mindset, communication, and appropriate defensive form when faced with on-on-one situations.
Coach Ervin is excited about being part of the Dansville Soccer team and has high hopes for the program in the near future. FC Dansville welcomes Brad to our coaching staff and wish him the best as he actively takes part in furthering our overall soccer program!
Steve French - Livingston United, Director of Boys Coaching, Technical Development Director
Coach French is currently employed as a clinical licensed social worker at Ellis B. Hyde Elementary School in Dansville, NY and is the current Dansville Boys Varsity Soccer Coach. Prior to coming to Dansville, Coach French served as the Boys Varsity Coach for Mt. Morris High School from 2002-2007, Boys Varsity Coach for York High School from 1998-2002, Boys Modified Coach for Geneseo Central Schools from 1993-1998, Boys JV Coach for Avon High School from 1990-1993. and as an Olympic Development Program Coach for NYSWYSA from 1994-1996.
Steve holds both the prestigious NSCAA National Diploma and National USSF "C" License as a distinguished national soccer coach. He is first aid certified as a professional rescuer in CPR/AED, certified in NYSED High School Coaching and possesses an active lifesaving certification. Steve is also an Eagle Scout.
FC Dansville is proud to have Coach French at the helm of our Boys Developmental Soccer Coaching Team.