Daniels, a native of Brecksville, Ohio, is in his seventh season as the head coach of the Rio women's soccer program after spending 24 seasons as an assistant coach with the RedStorm men's team.
Daniels is no stranger to Rio Grande, playing soccer for the then-Redmen and earning a Bachelor's Degree in Sports & Exercise from the school in 1992. He also has a Master's Degree in Athletic Coaching from Rio.
Daniels was an integral part in assisting head coach Scott Morrissey's transformation of the Rio Grande men's program into a national powerhouse, including two national championships and one national runner-up finish. He was instrumental in all facets of the program including recruiting and game planning.
Daniels also heads up Rio's Campus Sports and Recreation program as Director of Lyne Center and the Rio Grande Fitness Center. He has served as a counselor at numerous soccer camps throughout the country and is the Director of Coaching for the Rio Soccer Academy, which he formed six years ago to develop soccer in the surrounding community.
Daniels and his wife of 20 years, Teresa, live in Rio Grande with their sons, Keagen and Kyran, and daughter, Kamryn.