'Caps add Dasovic as HC of U-23's

By Sean McCaffery, January 18, 2019

A well seasoned soccer professional at all levels, already enshrined in the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame, Nick has now joined the technical staff returning to Vancouver. Greg Anderson the 'Caps VP of Soccer Operations told "Nick is a highly regarded and engaged coach who is very invested in the development of Canadian players." He holds a UEFA Pro License and over 3 decades in the game, Canadian HoF 2011, MLS and Canadian National Team coaching experience. From Vancouver in 2002 he began with the national team program then the 'Caps as a player coach that same year. At MLS, he was an asst. coach with both Toronto & The 'Quakes then back to TFC for their Academy and an interm HC in 2010. At the international level, Nick was an asst. with the Canadian MNT, as well as HC of their U-20 & U-23's where he was with 'Caps asst. Phillip Dos Santos.  Of late he was the asst. with Simon Fraser U. and the BC Soccer Premier Lg. team Mountain United FC. Bob Lenarduzzi, 'Caps Prez. had this to say of Nick, "We're thrilled to welcome Nick back."  As a player he was in Croatia, France, Sweden, Scotland and Canada with the Impact, Vancouver 86ers & Whitecaps. While with the national team he saw action in 63 games and was named to Canada's top 100 men's players in 2012 as Canada Soccer marked their centennial.