Cagle Named Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
Former Duke assistant joins Tech staff
March 26, 2003

Virginia Tech women's soccer coach Kelly Cagle has announced the hiring of Dan Cagle as assistant coach for the Hokies.

Cagle comes to the Hokies after serving the previous two seasons as Executive Director and Director of Coaching for the Atlanta Youth Soccer Association. In those duties, Cagle led the 900-member soccer club and was responsible for the recruiting and hiring of more than 30 coaches at various levels. He also worked with a fund-raising consulting firm for the AYSA's $5 million capital campaign. During his time in Atlanta, Cagle also served as a volunteer assistant at Emory University in 2001 and a staff coach in the Georgia Olympic Development program.

Prior to Atlanta, Cagle was an assistant coach at Duke University from 1998-2000, when the Blue Devils posted a 49-11-3 overall record, winning the ACC Championship in 1999 and advancing to the NCAA Tournament for three consecutive seasons. His primary responsibilities were in recruiting and on-field coaching.

A native of High Point, N.C., Cagle is a 1994 graduate of Catawba College with a degree in biology. He played four seasons at Catawba, where he was team MVP and team captain as a senior. Catawba advanced to the NAIA National Quarterfinals in both 1990 and 1991. Following graduation, he played three seasons of professional soccer for the Raleigh Flyers of the A-League.

Cagle has extensive coaching experience at various levels. He was head coach of the Spartan Storm girls soccer team from 1996-98 and has a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and a USSF A License.