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Vinicius Dantas Named Director of Soccer at Tyler Athletic and Swim Club


Tyler, Texas (March 1, 2023) – Tyler Athletic and Swim Club, a private membership club that features fitness, tennis, pickleball and soccer programs, has named Vinicius Dantas Director of Soccer.


Dantas, a Sao Paulo, Brazil native, has extensive coaching, club management and professional playing experience. Since 2011, Dantas has been a member of eight professional teams across Europe and North America. During his stint on the Baltimore Blast from 2014-2020, Dantas received numerous honors including helping his team secure the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) Championship three seasons in a row and receiving Playoff MVP for the 2016/2017 season. Throughout his professional career, Dantas held head coaching positions for club teams Premier FC Blue, Baltimore Celtic FC and Valor Soccer Club. He also served as Varsity Assistant Coach at McDonogh High School from 2017-2018 in Maryland where he helped his team secure the MIAA Championship both years.


“We are thrilled to bring Vinicius on board here at TASC,” said Rob Lowe, Tyler Athletic and Swim Club General Manager. “He has spent over a decade of his life involved in professional sports and his unique expertise and perspective will be an invaluable addition to our soccer programs for adults and juniors alike.”


"I'm extremely excited for the opportunity to work with Tyler Athletic and Swim Club. Working with youth has been a passion of mine and I'm looking forward to this chapter of life where I get to give back to the game that has offered me so much," said Dantas. "We will be looking at implementing soccer programs that cater to all ages and levels. From kicking with the littles to a high-level soccer camp, we will bring a service that will challenge players in their soccer journey."


For more information about Tyler Athletic and Swim Club: https://www.tylerathleticandswimclub.com/


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