Nick Dasović
Nick
Dasović

Born
05 December 1968
Age
54
Birthplace
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height
185 cm
Where they grew up
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Stats
International "A" - CAN MNT
63 Appearances
58 Starts
2 Goals
3 Assists

Bio

Nick Dasović

Nick Robert Dasović... both of his parents were born in Yugoslavia (Croatia).... he was seven years old when he started playing soccer for Vancouver Croatia SC ... favourites have included Krol, Vancouver Whitecaps... once listed “cutting my hair” as one of his big disappointments... earned his UEFA B Licence in 2000 from the Scottish FA... earned his UEFA A Diploma (Coaching Award) in 2006 from the Scottish FA.. earned his UEFA PRO Diploma (coaching) in 2012... earned his Canada Soccer Coaching A Diploma in 2020...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2011... honoured by the Soccer Hall of Fame of British Columbia...

represented Canada at the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001... Concacaf semifinalist (2002)... represented Canada in three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and three editions of the Concacaf Gold Cup... career 63 international "A" appearances across 13 years from 1992 to 2004 with Canada Soccer's Men's National Team… when he left international football in 2004, he ranked tied for eighth all-time with 65 international appearances...

club career in Canada, Yugoslavia, Croatia, France, Sweden and Scotland, including appearances in UEFA Cup... with St. Johnstone FC, won the Scottish First Division (1996-97)...

said Dasović in 2021, “I was lucky that I had good Croatian coaches in the beginning with gentlemen like Josip Domjan and Ante Simurina. Later on two coaches that had a huge influence on me were my father, Marko Dasovic, and Ivan Cirjak”...

For Country

he was 23 years old when he made his debut for Canada (02 April 1992)... represented Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1992-93 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1994 (Canada was eliminated in an inter-zone playoff against Australia)... represented Canada in 1996-97 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for France 1998... missed the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup because of an injury (Canada finished first)... represented Canada in 2000 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Korea/Japan 2002... he and Carlo Corazzin were the 13th and 14th footballers to make their 50th appearance for Canada (24 April 2001)... represented Canada at the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001... finished third with Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada at the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup...

For Sport

served as an assistant coach with Vancouver Whitecaps FC (2002-2005)... served as coach of Vancouver Whitecaps Reserves... served as a coaching advisor at Cliff Avenue United... served as coach of Toronto FC Academy... served as fifth head coach of Toronto FC (2010)...

served as a coach in Canada Soccer’s men’s national and men’s national youth programs starting in 2002... served on Canada’s coaching staff when the team finished first in Group B of the 2003 CONCACAF Under-20 Qualification Tournament in Charleston, SC... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup UAE 2003... served on Canada’s coaching staff when the team finished first in Group B of the 2005 CONCACAF Under-20 Qualification Tournament (Canada qualified for Netherlands 2005)... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Netherlands 2005... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007... served as Canada’s head coach when the team finished third at the 2008 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament... served on Canada’s coaching staff during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2008 (Canada was eliminated in the CONCACAF semi-final stage)...

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