Date Of Birth
July 9th 1983
Sid van Druenen was born in the Netherlands and grew up in Portugal. Coach van Druenen possesses a Bachelor Degree in Sports Science, UEFA B coaching license and coached in the youth of SL Benfica, CDR Quarteirense and CDR Boliqueime, all in Portugal.
Van Druenen joined the Dayton Dutch Lions in November 2011 and was appointed as a youth academy coach. In 2012, van Druenen became the Academy Program Director and the Assistant Coach for the Women’s Team. Moving in to the role of Director of Soccer Operations in 2013 van Druenen also prevailed as the Women’s Head Coach taking the title for the Women’s team as “Division Champions” followed with a nomination for “Coach of the Year” and receiving “Organization of the Year” by the league. In 2014 van Druenen became the Men’s team Head Coach in the club’s last season in the USL PRO division.