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  Dave Nesbitt
Dave Nesbitt

Position:
Volunteer Assistant

Alma Mater:
Morgan State '65


11/04/2012

2012 MAAC Women's Soccer Championship Game

Loyola women's soccer won its 10th MAAC title on November 4, 2012, beating Marist College, 2-1.

Entering his fifth season with the Greyhounds, Dave Nesbitt has been a very successful high school and club soccer coach in the State of Maryland for the last 20 years.

For 17 seasons, he served as the head coach of the boy's soccer team at Wilde Lake High School. During his tenure, he coached the Wildcats to the Maryland Class 1A state championship in 1991 and the Maryland Class 3A state title in 1997. Under his guidance, Wilde Lake reached the state championship game in 1993, 1995 and 1996.

Coach Nesbitt was honored as the Coach of the Year in the State of Maryland by the Maryland Association of Soccer Coaches in 1995 and 1997. Named as the Baltimore Metro Coach of the Year by The Baltimore Sun in 1991, he was one of the coaches in the 1998 Maryland State All-Star game.

Currently the technical director of the Soccer Association of Howard County, he served as the Director of the Girl's Program for the Maryland State Olympic Developmental Program for six years.

In 2002, he coached the Maryland Under-15 Girls Team to the Region One championship.

In 2003, the Maryland Under-16 Team was a National ODP finalist.

He also coached the CSC Phoenix club team to the North American National Indoor Championship for Under-19 Girls.

As the coach of the Baltimore Soccer Club for seven years, he led the Baltimore Stars to three consecutive Under-20 Maryland State championships. In 2003, he led the Baltimore Bays to the Maryland State title.

Most recently, Nesbitt coached the Bethesda United Under-19 girl's team to the Maryland state championship while leading the SAC/United Under-23 men's team to the state title.

A 1965 graduate of Morgan State, Coach Nesbitt earned his B.A. degree in Political Science. After serving a three-year stint with the Peace Corps in Venezuela, he earned his Master's degree of Fine Arts in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971.

Coach Nesbitt earned his USSF "B" Coaching License and has earned a tremendous amount of experience from training observations over the last 18 years. In 2005, he worked with the Fulham Football Club in London.