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Arsenal Colorado Hires New Staff Coach

Date: 9/13/2017


Arsenal Colorado is excited to announce the hiring of Peter Nash, a full-time staff coach. Nash will oversee the U11-U19 girls competitive division of the club, with a focus on player and coach development. Additional responsibilities will include coaching the under 13 and under 14 girls Academy teams.

Nash comes to Arsenal Colorado with a wealth of coaching experience and being involved in soccer at all levels. He most recently worked for Richmond Strikers in Richmond, VA as both the Director of Travel Soccer and Director of Sport. While in Richmond, Nash’s responsibilities included overseeing the development of players and coaches, implementing training activities and standards, and creating and maintaining club training materials. He holds his USSF A coaching license and was actively involved in the Strikers ECNL program.

“We are extremely excited to have Peter join our coaching staff,” said Dave Shaffer, Director of Coaching. “He comes in with a wide range of experience from youth to collegiate. Peter will bring energy and great passion to the players at all levels at Arsenal Colorado. Adding another A licensed coach to our staff is a win for the players and the club as a whole.”

Nash has previously served as an assistant women’s soccer coach at the University of Richmond and as well as the women’s and men’s goalkeeper coach and recruiting coordinator. He played collegiately at St. Norbert College in DePere, WI.

“I am excited to be a part of Arsenal Colorado,” said Nash. “I would like to thank Executive Director David Thomas and Director of Coaching Dave Shaffer for this tremendous opportunity to both fulfil my lifelong dream of living in Colorado, and for chance to have a hand in Arsenal’s continued success. I look forward to working closely with all players, coaches and teams within the Arsenal family!”

Outside of soccer, Nash enjoys all kinds of sports, as he went to college to play both soccer and hockey.