Dannie Merida
Dannie Merida

Assistant Coach

2nd Year at SBU

Alma Mater:
Florida International '06


Merida to be instructor at future national soccer camps

#Seawolves assistant coach selected to instruct at two national soccer camps in the next few months.


Spring Soccer Festival takes place April 26

Stony Brook will hold a clinic for soccer boys and girls ages 6-13 and then take on St. John's in an exhibition.


Men's soccer falls short in AE Semis at UMBC

The Seawolves finish 11-6-1, their best record since 2005.


Men's soccer collides with UMBC in the AE Semifinals

Stony Brook seeks a return to the conference final for the second consecutive season.


Men's soccer stages comeback to beat Binghamton in OT

Down two goals, Seawolves persevere and beat the Bearcats behind Casey's golden goal.

Dannie Merida is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Stony Brook men's soccer team. Merida, who is working under head coach Ryan Anatol, will assist with all aspects of the program with a focus on recruiting.

Merida, who played collegiately at Florida International University after transferring from Elon University, served as the top assistant coach at Lewis University in Chicago in 2010. Prior to his time at Lewis, he served as the associate head coach at Lincoln College in Lincoln, Ill.

Along with his collegiate coaching experience, Merida has also worked with the South Kendall Soccer Club and was the associate head coach at Miami Killian High School and Miami Palmetto High Schooi. He also has professional playing experience after earning a developmental contract with Municipal FC, out of Guatemala City, Guatemala in 2006.

Merida owns an NSCAA Advance National Diploma.