Dan O’Keefe enters his second season as the men’s soccer coach at St. Louis Community College in 2013. In his first year at the helm, O'Keefe led the Archers to a 5-12-2 record. Four of the team's losses were by a single goal, with two of them decided in overtime.
O'Keefe's hiring in December 2011 represented his second stint overall with STLCC. Following the conclusion of his professional indoor soccer career, O’Keefe coached the women’s team at Florissant Valley during the 1996 season.
O’Keefe has been a prominent figure in St. Louis-area youth soccer for many years while working with the Scott Gallagher Soccer Club. He has also coached young athletes at the Maryville University soccer camp since 1984.
O’Keefe is a local product whose distinguished playing career began at McCluer High School. He scored 39 goals as a senior during the 1979 season, a mark that ranked as the fourth-highest in Missouri high school history at the time. O’Keefe then played collegiately at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville from 1980-83.
O’Keefe’s professional career spanned 10 seasons, and included stints with seven different teams, including the 1993-1994 season with the St. Louis Ambush. As a member of the Indiana Kick during the 1989-1990 season, O’Keefe led the American Indoor Soccer Association in scoring with 108 goals in 40 games.
(Last updated July 2013)