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Jake Dube Joins The DME Academy Coaching Staff

April 26, 2023

Jake comes to DME Academy, Sarasota with an impressive playing and coaching career. He played college soccer at Briar Cliff University where he was a starter and captain of the team. He earned GPAC First Team All-Conference and earned the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NAIA Men’s All-Plains Region Second Team. After college, Jake went on to play semi-professionally in the NPSL in South Dakota.

As a coach, Jake is a student of the game. He has coached at Lakewood Ranch High School as an Assistant on the Boy’s Varsity program for 5 seasons. The team won 2 district championships, 2 regional championships, and 1 state final appearance. During their impressive run in 2019/20, the team was ranked #4 in the country.

Jake has also coached at local soccer clubs in the area for the past four years spending time with Braden River Soccer Club working on the boys’ side of the game across U10-U19 age groups. Most notably, he won the ECNL-R league title with the 04/05 boys for the 2022/23 season going undefeated with 11 clean sheets in 16 games.

At DME Academy, Jake is going to focus on the 05/06 and 2011 boys’ teams as well as facilitate the summer training program for the club.

“I’m super excited to be joining DME Academy, Sarasota. I’ve grown up in this area my whole life and played soccer at so many clubs. I came back to coach in this area after my playing career to give young soccer players the chances or guidance I never had at their age. I feel DME Sarasota and what they offer is just that for me and the players. The future is bright, come be a part of it!” – Jake Dube

“Jake has a fire in him that ignites his players to run through walls and play at a very high level. The boys respond to him, they want to learn from him and play for him. For this very reason, we are adding him to the staff. The future is bright for this young man and we are happy that he became a free agent this April!” – Jared Antista

Check out Jake’s profile page here!