Known as “Coach D” to most, her passion for the game and for coaching young girls is unrivaled. She is incredibly beloved for her unique ability to connect with youth players and to help them reach their goals. She has won many championships and built many teams from scratch, watching them grow and learn from elementary age to adulthood.
Daniela serves as a head coach of the girls varsity soccer team at Burlington High School, where she is also a Spanish teacher. She doubles as head coach of the Burlington Youth Soccer Academy girls teams. Daniela has been involved with Pink Ladies Futsal Club in nearly every possible capacity and also serves as the assistant director of the Massachusetts Futsal Association and the co-director of the Northeast Regional Futsal Champaionships.
A recipient of a U.S. Youth Futsal National coaching certificate — and the first woman to earn that distinction — Daniela was previously on the U.S. Youth Futsal regional coaching staff as well as the social media manager for the organization. She also was named Massachusetts Futsal Association Girls Coach of the Year and is currently a USSF "D" license candidate.
Her former posts include the Mass Youth Soccer District Select girls soccer program, Concord-Carlisle Youth Soccer and the Burlington High School subvarsity girls.
A former coach at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Boston Latin School and Hamden High School (Conn.), Daniela graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Masters in Education. Coach D especially loves being in Spain but resides in Woburn.
Jason Miller is the founder and director of Pink Ladies Futsal Club. He has been coaching futsal since its Massachusetts inception in 1999 and has won numerous league and tournament championships. But what he is most proud of as a futsal coach is that every futsal player has improved immensely, made new friends and had a lot of fun.
In addition to being the club’s head coach, Jason is also the Director of Futsal for Massachusetts Futsal and was recently the girls varsity soccer coach at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School and the boys varsity coach at Boston Latin School. Jason is the former girls director of the U.S. Youth Futsal I.D. Program and National Teams and coached the U16 girls National Team in Canada and Colombia.
A native of Lexington, Jason holds a U.S. Youth Futsal National coaching certificate, a USSF National “C” coaching license and a USSF/NSCAA Level One Goalkeeping license. He has additionally been involved with the Winchester, Lexington and Nashoba girls high school programs, served as District Select girls coach for 11 years and administrator for four. Jason also served 14 years as lead professional coach for Concord-Carlisle Youth Soccer, four years as Director of Player and Coach Development for Lexington Youth Soccer and three years as a club soccer coach with Sachems FC. Jason is an experienced USSF soccer and futsal referee who has previously worked for the Boston Breakers and the Olympic Development Program. He is also currently on the books for Sudbury Youth, Westford Youth and Westwood Youth Soccer.
He is a former fifth-grade, sixth-grade, and special education teacher and has a B.A. in Journalism from Ithaca College and a M.Ed. from Lesley University. In addition to his soccer and futsal attentions, Jason works as a counselor at Camp Sewataro in Sudbury and previously served as girls high school basketball coach at Gann Academy in Waltham. He resides in Sudbury with his son Grey and their dogs Dublin and Hoya.
Pink Ladies Futsal Club has been home to many assistant coaches over the years. Some still drop in to support the club and some sadly haven't been seen in a long time.
Alumni coaches: Jonathan Barron, Kim Bohlin, Anya Bounar, Tracy Chang, Renee Dupre, Jay Eidson, Soorena Farboodmanesh, Laura Martel, Peter Miller, Hannah Mode, Jennifer Nobis, Laura Whiteley
Alumnae captains: Elissa Bowling, Nicole Cerulli, Elsa Couvillon, Angela De Sousa, Marisa Echavarri, Rachel Frank, Haley Fradkin, Rachel Gants, Ella Hartenian, Katie Hays, Talia Hislop, Olivia Hughes, Hailey Kingsbury, Alli Kustin, Annie Kustin, Emily Majeski, Emma Matteson, Honore Matteson, Quinn McIntyre, Yasmine Raddassi, Lauren Rayson, Brenda Rice, Caoilin Rice, Noga Rogel, Anna Rollender, Emily Rollender, Gracie Sampson, Katie Schmidt, Juliet Taylor, Morgan Walker