PRESTON BURPO – GOALKEEPING COACH
Preston Burpo joined D.C. United’s technical staff prior to the start of the 2013 season and currently serves as Goalkeeping Coach. Previously, Burpo was the goalkeeping coach for the Montreal Impact during the team’s inaugural MLS season in 2012.
In his first season as Goalkeeping Coach for United, Burpo helped the Black-and-Red capture the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in
A standout goalkeeper at Southern New Hampshire University, Burpo went on to feature in the USISL and eventually joined the Seattle Sounders of the USL First Division in 1997. Over the next nine seasons, he collected 143 appearances and 38 shutouts for the Cascadia side, helping them win the Commissioner’s Cup in 2002.
In 2006, Burpo joined Chivas USA and made 22 appearances over the course of two seasons with the MLS club. He also had stints with the San Jose Earthquakes, Colorado Rapids and the New England Revolution, appearing 57 times from 2008 to 2010. Burpo retired from the game following the 2010 season.
Before joining Montreal, Burpo also served as a United States Soccer Federation scout for the 2011 season.