Positive Coaching Alliance works with coaches, athletes and schools across the country. Wherever you are we can help bring a positive, character-building youth sports environment that results in better athletes and better people.
Soccer Olympian & Sports Analyst
National Advisory Board, Trainers - SF Bay Area, FOX Sports Supporter
Sports: Soccer, Cross-Country, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball
Danielle played soccer for the U.S. Women's National Team from 2000-2005, earning a silver medal in the Olympics and a bronze in the Women's World Cup. She played professionally in the Women's United Soccer Association, where she won a championship and was the league defender of the year in 2002. She also played professionally in Lyon, France, and played college soccer at Santa Clara University, where she captained her team to a NCAA championship in 2001. At Santa Clara, Danielle was a 3-time All-American and she was named the 2001 NCAA Scholar Athlete of the Year.
After her playing career finished, Danielle went on to coach women's soccer at Northwestern University and earned her Master's Degree in Sports Administration. She then transitioned into education and became an instructional designer at Kaplan Higher Education, developing curriculum for college students and professors.
Currently, Danielle works as a women's soccer analyst for Fox Sports, NBC Sports, and the Pac-12 Networks. She also works in the School of Education and Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University as the Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement. Danielle is excited to be a part of the PCA movement because she has both experienced and seen, first-hand, the incredible life lessons that sports can teach.