Taunton High School names Danny Borges Head Girls Soccer Coach

For Immediate Release

TAUNTON — Superintendent John Cabral and athletic director Mark Ottavianelli are pleased to announce that Danny Borges has been named Taunton High School‘s next head coach of girls’ soccer.

Borges currently serves as Director of Coaching for the Taunton Youth Soccer League, a position he has held since 2017. In this role, he organizes and oversees all aspects of player/coach development for the Spring and Fall programs. He has also established and continues to develop strategies for the summer and winter programs, including securing fields and training sites, camps and tournaments.

He also currently serves as the coaching director for the New England Navigators, a premier youth soccer club serving boys and girls throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island, which he co-founded with Nelson Almada. As Director of Coaching, Borges is responsible for the overall development of the club’s game model. He is also responsible for overseeing and guiding the coaching staff in implementing the playing style and philosophy. He also develops the player development curriculum for the age groups U8 to U18.

Borges was also the head coach of boys’ soccer at Coyle & Cassidy High School from 1983 to 2016, the head coach of Taunton Eagles Soccer Club from 1992 to 2000 and again from 2002 to 2013, and the assistant coach of Taunton Sports Club since 1989.

“Danny has an extremely impressive coaching history that really shows his commitment to football programs across our region,” said principal Ottavianelli. “We are very much looking forward to him bringing his coaching skills to our girls’ football program.”

Borges holds numerous coaching certifications including his National C License from the United States Soccer Federation, National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association, United Soccer Coaches National Director of Coaching Diploma, Portuguese Football Federation Certificate and Level 3 Diploma from the Spanish Football Association La Liga.


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