Welcome our new Directors Obermeyer & Ozturk!

At this time, MTA is excited to announce two of our top current coaches have been promoted to be our new Directors for the vacated East and South areas.  Bulut “Turk” Ozturk is now our East Director, and Dane Obermeyer is our new South Director.  Turk and Dane both have a vast amount of successful experience & credentials (see MTA website), and they will be a marked upgrade to those MTA positions.   In sum, MTA is looking forward to a great summer and future for MTA.


Dane Obermeyer - South Metro Director

Education
BA in Political Science and History from Gustavus Adolphus College

Licenses
USSF National B License
USYS National Youth License

Accomplishments
Coaching
Seven years youth player development
Four years MN Olympic Development Program Staff Coach
Four years collegiate assistant experience 
One year high school assistant experience

Playing
Played four seasons at Gustavus Adolphus College 
US Club Midwest Regional Finalist
2 time MN State Cup Finalist 
2 time MN State Cup Semi Finalist


 

Bulut Ozturk - East Metro Director

Education
Two Master's Degrees from United States Sports Academy:

  • Master's Sports Science in Sports Management
  • Master's Sports Science in Sports Coaching with emphasis in Sports Psychology. 

Licenses

  • United States Soccer Federation 'B' license,
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America - Director of Coaching license
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Futebol level 3 & 4 licenses.

Accomplishments
High School Programs

Current Head coach of Eagan High School.  
Former Head Coach of Girls Program at Lakeville 
North High School

Minnesota High School State Championships

  • 2011 4th place (Lakeville North)
  • 2012 3rd place (Lakeville North)
  • 2013 Runner up (Lakeville North), 
  • 2014 State Champions (Eagan High School)
  • 2015 State Champions (Eagan High School)

2015 National Soccer Coaches Association of America - Minnesota High School Girls Coach of the Year.
 

College
Former College Coach at Div. II (Concordia University St. Paul)
Former College Coach at Div. III (Hamline University) programs

Club
Current Head Coach for 2nd Division Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) team, Minnesota Twinstars FC.
Former Assistant Coach for Men's Semi-Pro NPSL team Minnesota Twinstars FC.
Former Boys Director of Coaching at Dakota Rev Soccer Club
Former Girls Director of Coaching Minnesota Twinstars Academy.
2013 US Club National Champions- U15 Girls

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