Darren Gallagher, Director of Coaching - Developmental
Darren has been part of the Olympic Development Program in both Wisconsin and Indiana in the developmental ages for boys and girls. Gallagher also has experience coaching higher level club teams in the Midwest Regional League with NEW United (2006-2009), Cutters Soccer Club (2010-2011), and Jr. Irish Soccer Club (2011-2013). Along with coaching, Darren has held the administrative roles of Director of Youth Development (Oshkosh United), Director of Development (Cutters) and Director of Coaching (Jr. Irish). While playing soccer at UW-Oshkosh from 2001-04, the defender helped the Titans to a 59-13-6 record and three NCAA Division III postseason appearances. In 2003, the Mukwonago High School graduate was a starter on the back line of a UW-Oshkosh defense that allowed only 8 goals and included 16 shutouts. The 2003 squad posted an impressive 21-1 record and advanced to the Final Four round of the NCAA Division III Championship. Gallagher will also be on staff as an assistant for the men's soccer program at UCCS. It will be his eighth year coaching at the collegiate level. An NSCAA member since 2007, Gallagher has already earned his USSF National "B" License and his National Youth License. Gallagher received his bachelor's degree in Physical Education from UW-Oshkosh in 2006 and earned a master's degree in Educational Leadership in 2009.
Darren serves as the Director of Coaching - Developmental for Rush Pikes Peak, overseeing the U3-U8 Girls and Boys age groups, as well as the School of Excellence and camp programs.
'96-'97 Rush Girls
'96-'97 Nero Boys