DME Academy – Sarasota Hires Jake Provan

March 3, 2023

DME Academy – Sarasota Hires USSF A-Licensed Coach Jake Provan to Coaching Leadership Staff as Strategic Advisor

Jake Provan – DME Academy Sarasota Strategic Advisor

Jake Provan played collegiate soccer at D1 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he was the leading goal scorer, point leader, captain, three-time all-academic-student athlete, and a 5-time all-tournament selection. Jake went on to win 2 professional league championships with the A-League in 1997 & MISL in 2001. After professional soccer, Jake was a 2 time US National Amateur champion and 1-time Amateur US National Open Cup Champion. 

In addition, to his impressive playing career, Provan has built a reputation for building strong teams in both men’s & women’s soccer. Jake directed and coached across various levels including ECNL, DA, and NPL in Wisconsin and Florida. He also spent two years at IMG Academy as a Head Coach for the USSSDA U17 team where he developed the #1 and #2 leading goals scorers in the entire U17 Girls DA league in 2017-2018. In 2022, Jake led his U19 team to the Florida State Cup Champions. In just two years, he was able to turn the team around through player recruitment and earn a place in one of the most competitive states for youth soccer. 

Jake, who holds an M.S. in Business Marketing & Education from the University of Wisconson – Whitewater, stated, “I look forward to contributing to the success and growth of DME Academy – Sarasota, strategically and tactically while fostering an exciting soccer development opportunity for high-level talented coaches and players.” 

At DME Academy – Sarasota, Jake will help shape the program philosophy including coaching tactics, player recruitment, and development. “Super pumped to bring Jake on board. He knows the game, he’s committed to success, shares a winning attitude, and has a strong history of building impressive teams. He’ll act in a strategic role as we build to the ‘23 season and our team is thrilled to get him on board,” says Jared Antista Co-Founder of DME Academy -Sarasota. 

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