David Tenney is the Seattle Sounders FC fitness coach. He is one of Major League Soccer’s most respected and highly-regarded fitness coaches following two years in Kansas City.
During the 2007 and 2008 seasons, Tenney served as both fitness and goalkeeper coach for the Wizards. He also holds an ‘A’ license from the Czech Republic F.A. and NSCAA ‘Premier’ Diploma.
Prior to MLS, Tenney held the same dual role the George Mason University men’s and women’s teams for two seasons. He earned his B.I.S. in coaching science from George Mason in 2005. While at George Mason, Tenney also served as director of coaching for the Washington Freedom youth teams from 2004-06 and as Maryland’s girls director of ODP.
Tenney’s playing career features both collegiate and indoor professional honors. At Virginia Tech (1989-91) he served as team captain the final two seasons. As the Hokies’ goalkeeper, he was voted Metro Conference Defensive MVP in 1989.
His professional career began overseas with Germany’s SV Linx (1992-93) and FC Rastatt (1993-94). He returned home to play for the Washington Warthogs of the Continental Indoor Soccer League from 1994-97. He was with the Baltimore Blast of the NPSL from 1998-2000 and also starred for the Baton Rouge Bombers, earning second team all-EISL in 1998.