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FRISCO, Texas - FC Dallas Youth is happy to announce Chris Pulpaneck will be joining its girls’ coaching staff, effective April 1, 2021. 

“I am grateful to be a part of this professional organization whose primary focus is player development," Pulpaneck said. "I look forward to joining the FC Dallas Girls coaching staff and continuing to evolve the girls side to the highest level."

Pulpaneck brings a wealth of soccer experience – both from his personal playing experience as well as over 30 years of coaching competitive youth soccer both in California and Texas.  He is known as an innovative, high energy coach who cultivates hard-working, focused athletes and teams with an emphasis on perseverance, preparation and self-discipline. Pulpaneck is excellent at teaching values of teamwork, commitment, discipline, respect, accountability and the motivation required to achieve the highest level of success. He has dynamic interpersonal and communication skills and is effective at interacting with players and parents at all levels of competitive soccer. 

Pulpaneck was awarded NTX Competitive Coach of the Year in 2013. As the ECNL Director and Head Coach at his previous club, they were ranked the #1 Girls club in the country. He is a graduate of Sonoma State University and holds a USSF "B" coaching license. In recent years, Pulpaneck has won the 2017 ECNL National Championship, the2017 International Dallas Cup Championship, the 2017 ECNL U14 Championship, the 2016 USYS U13 National Championship, the 2016 USYS U13 State Cup Championship and 2016 Dallas Girls International Cup U13 Championship among others.