David Sanford joins men's soccer coaching staff

WASHINGTON – David Sanford has been named an assistant coach for the CUA men’s soccer program, Head Coach Travis Beauchamp recently announced.  Sanford was a four-year member of the soccer program at James Madison University and most recently worked as a site director of camps for D.C. United of Major League Soccer.

“We’re excited to welcome David to our program,” Beauchamp said.  “He has a number of strong ties within the region that will serve us well, and he also brings some new experiences to our staff which will aid in the development of our student-athletes.”

Sanford played four years of soccer at James Madison and was the 2010 recipient of the Justin Armitage Coaches Award.  Sanford graduated from JMU with his bachelor’s degree in sport management.

Prior to college Sanford attended Chancellor High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he helped lead the Chargers to the 2003 state championship.  Sanford was named a First Team All-Metro selection by the Washington Post and was a member of the D.C. United U-20 national finalist team.

In addition to his playing experience, Sanford has coached at Turner Ashby High School and assisted with numerous club teams and camps.  He is also active in community service, having spent time with the Big Brother Big Sister Program and the Special Olympics.