Assistant Athletic Performance Coach

Vander Salas starts his second season as FC Dallas' Athletic Performance Coach. He has been part of the FC Dallas staff since 2012, where he started as an intern for the FC Dallas Academy. Towards the end of the 2015 season, Vander started working with the first team under the supervision of former FC Dallas Athletic Performance coach Fabian Bazan and became the strength and conditioning intern during the 2016 season.

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Salas graduated from the University of North Texas in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He also holds a PES (Physical Enhance Specialist) certification.