Moussa Dagnogo

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Moussa Dagnogo
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-01-30) 30 January 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Jacksonville FC (coach for youth boys teams)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 US Sénart-Moissy
1997–1998 AS Angoulême
1998–1999 RCF Paris
1999–2000 União da Madeira 19 (0)
2000 Bristol Rovers F.C. 2 (0)
2001 St Mirren F.C. 5 (1)
2001 KR Reykjavík[1] 10 (1)
2001–2002 Red Star 93
2002 SC Locminé
2002–2004 Indiana Blast
2005–2006 Cincinnati Kings 2 (0)
2007–2008 Indianapolis Braves
Teams managed
7 Carmel United SC U-15
Cardinal Ritter Varsity
Jacksonville Youth SC U 16 FURY Boys
3 Christ's Church Academy Eagles
U14 JFC Armada Boys
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Moussa Dagnogo (born January 30, 1972 in Paris) is a former French footballer who formerly worked as Head Coach of Carmel United Soccer Club.[2] He is currently coaching premier and elite players at Jacksonville FC

Playing career[edit]

Dagnogo signed for Scottish club St Mirren as a trialist in February 2001, and scored the winning goal on his debut against Dundee.[3] He was subsequently signed on a permanent contract.[4] Dagnogo had a trial with Scottish Football League side, Clyde in December 2002.[5]

Coaching career[edit]

In 2009, Dagnogo became the coach of Carmel United Soccer Club in Carmel, IN.[6] At Carmel he had great success, leading his teams to strong runs at the state championship. From 2004 - 2011, he coached youth players in Indiana most recently at Carmel United Soccer Club. In 2010, Moussa’s U15 Girls won the State Cup. While at FC Pride, his U12 & U15 Girls were State Cup Semi-finalists. Moussa has also been Assistant Coach for Men’s & Women’s teams at St Joseph University. Moussa holds the National C Coaching License.[7]

In May 2011, Dagnogo relocated to Jacksonville, Florida and began coaching at the long established Jacksonville Youth Soccer Club. He assisted in training various teams and players, and was head coach of the Under 16 Boys FURY team. Under Dagnogo's leadership the team steadily climbed in state rankings and performed well in several tournaments in the Southeastern US.[8][9]

Dagnogo coached at a local high school in Jacksonville, FL from 2011 to 2013. During his tenure as head coach at Christ's Church Academy, he led his team to the divisional championships 3 straight years, and to the regional championships in his final season.

Dagnogo then left to coach at the Jacksonville Football Club.[10] In the 2015-16 season he was head coach of the Under 14 Boys Armada, leading them to the Quarterfinals in State cup[11]and the Final of Florida Cup.[12]