|Title:||Men's Soccer Head Coach|
David Hoffmann joined the University of Dallas in 2003. Since his arrival to the University of Dallas as men's soccer head coach, Hoffmann has seen a great rise in the overall success of the program. In nine seasons, Hoffmann has led the Crusaders to a 92-67-11 record.
The 2011 season saw the team participate for the first time in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC). Posting a 6-9-1 overall record, the Crusaders nearly secured an SCAC postseason berth after amassing a 3-5-1 conferece record.
Hoffmann was selected Coach of the Year by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) after the 2006 and 2008 seasons. 2007 saw the Crusaders crowned AD3I Champions amidst a 17-1-1 campaign. In 2008, Hoffmann led the team to a 16-4-1 overall record, the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship and the program's first appearance in the National Collegiate Athletic Conference (NCAA) Tournament. 2009 produced a second consecutive conference finals where the team lost in overtime.
He holds school coaching records at the University of Dallas for winning-percentage in a season (.921; 2007 season 17-1-1), wins in a season (17), wins in a career (92), and winning percentage for a career (.590). Additional noteworthy teams records under Hoffmann's tenure include 33 consecutive home games without a loss (2005-2008), most consecutive games without a loss (12), most consecutive wins (10), most goals in a season (84) most assists in a season (73), and most shutouts in a season (10). University of Dallas teams have been ranked by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and the NCAA in 2006, 2007, and 2008 with Hoffmann at the helm.
Hoffmann-coached players have produced a multitude of awards, including the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Capital One Academic All-American, NCAA All-Region Team, All-Team selections, Most Valuable Player, and All-Academic awards from the SCAC, NEAC, AD3I, United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), American Southwest Conference (ASC), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and NCAA organizations. A handful of his players have made the professional ranks in the United States and in Europe.
Before coming to University of Dallas, Hoffmann held the position as head coach at Schreiner University for four seasons, where his men's team qualified for the NAIA National tournament, advancing to the Sectional finals all three occassions.
Hoffmann holds a NSCAA Advanced National Coaching Diploma with Distinction, USSF "Y" National Youth License, and FA Soccer Psychology Certification. He has served on the NCAA Regional Selection Committee, NCAA National Leadership Conference, has lectured at the NISOA National referee Assignors convention, and been published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. In the past Hoffmann has held the role of Director of the Highlanders Soccer Club and Strikers Soccer Club, he has worked with NTX ODP, and currently works with 95 boys in the American Eagles Soccer Club.
Hoffmann grew up in Colleyville and played for N.E.T Longhorns and Fort Worth United. While playing at Grapevine High School, he won a State Championship in 1990. He was a four-year starter and senior captain at St. Mary's University. Playing honors include North Texas State Pool All-Region, State All-Star, and team MVP.
He resides in Highland Village with his wife Tricia, daughter Trinity, and sons Beckett and Keane.