David Mwendapole

David has an extensive knowledge and great passion for the game of soccer. He grew up in Nairobi, Kenya where he played for one of the country’s top clubs, AFC Leopards and represented the country in Africa club champions competition. He played for Kenyan U12, U14, U16, U18, U21 national team and U23 Olympic teams.

In 1997, David moved to USA on a scholarship to Lincoln Memorial University (LMU), Tennessee. While at LMU, David played as a forward and earned the Freshman Player of the Year in the Gulf South Conference in 1998. Moreover, he was recognized as a top soccer and assist leader in 1998 and 2000 as well as named to the All-Conference first team in three consecutive years. He graduated from LMU with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication arts in 2001.

In 2001 – 2003, David attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) on scholarship and pursued a Masters in Arts degree in Public Relations. At SIUE, David was named first team for the All American and Conference Championship tournaments. During that year, SIUE reached the final four in 2001.

Over the years, David has enjoyed discovering soccer players of all ages and levels and dedicates his time to developing them. Currently, he is the head coach for the Slammers B99 Maroon team and Junior Varsity at Orange Lutheran High School.

David is married to Roslidah Mwendapole and has three children; Hazel, Kyle, and Jaden.