David Yates joined the UMaine-Farmington men’s soccer coaching staff in 2015 after assuming successful coaching positions with various college summer camps. He served as a camp assistant at Gettysburg College in July 2015 and the Lynchburg City School District in June 2015. The sports management major assisted Coach Tommy DiNuzzo in June with UMF’s summer camp, which saw one of its highest attendance rates ever. David will play a crucial role in devising team training and he will also oversee a bulk of the recruiting for UMaine- Farmington men’s soccer.

In college, Yates worked at the Lynchburg College Showcase during his four years as a camp assistant and became a coach in his final two years at the event. Prior to the Showcase, Yates helped with the Fauquier County Soccer Club and coached a variety of age groups.

Originally from Warrenton, Virginia, Yates received his Bachelor of Arts degree in the summer of 2015 from Lynchburg.