Dan McCarty

Dan McCarty - Pittsburgh Hotspurs East

Hotspurs Role: Hotspurs East Site Director


Coaching Qualifications:

  • Assumed Head Coach responsibilities for developing the inaugural Men’s Soccer Team at Seton Hill University in August of 2002. During that time, he amassed over 140 wins during their tenure with governing body affiliates NAIA and NCAA Division II.

  • Coached and developed players earning outstanding performance achievement, including an All-AMC North First Team member; seven Second-Team members; ten named Honorable Mention; six named NAIA Scholar Athletes; and 24 players who attained All WVIAC status.

  • Since joining the PSAC, Coach McCarty has coached twenty-two All PSAC selections, fifteen All Region selections, and the PSAC Freshman of the Year.

  • He has also coached two CoSIDA Academic All District selections, two CoSIDA Academic All-American players, and a PSAC Fall Top 10 Honoree.

  • Under his direction, the SHU Men’s Soccer Team qualified for the PSAC playoffs in seven of their eight seasons, and advanced to the Final Four three times (2014, 2016, and 2018).

  • Coach McCarty had seen two of his players sign contracts with teams in the USL and another sign with the CSL.

  • Coach McCarty also has received his NSCAA Premier Coaching License and has enjoyed international coaching debuts in Italy and Canada as a guest coach.

  • Coach McCarty’s personal accomplishments include serving as an Associate Athletic Director for seven years during the transition from NAIA to NCAA at Seton Hill University. He was also named the Head Men’s Golf Coach, utilizing his experience as an assistant golf professional while residing in Atlanta, Georgia. He’s served on multiple university and community steering committees in support of collegiate and community athletics. In recent years, he was an instructor with Seton Hill University’s Sports Management department specializing in Sports Facility Management and Sports Leadership in Coaching courses.