Dave Knibbs

Orleans, Ontario, Canada

dknibbs@smww.com


Dave was born in Jamaica and lived most of his adult life in Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. He has been a part of the soccer scene in Ottawa for over 35 years, well before the MLS/NASL/USL came into existence. He has played in the top tier of Ontario soccer and also at the Professional and Varsity levels. At the Varsity level with Algonquin College of Applied Art and Technology, he has won 2 Provincial Titles and was captain of the team for the second Provincial Title.

Dave has also coached at the junior, senior and College levels. Becoming a Sports Athlete Agent has been a dream of his for a very long time. He would like to represent some of these good young athletes this country has given us. Dave has enjoyed his time as a soccer coach, and wants to continue to help other athletes in all sports. He has tremendous knowledge for the sport of soccer.

Dave has a Degree in Business Management, Diplomas in Electronics and Microprocessor Technologies and an Advanced Certificate in Software Design. His people and business management skills have turned- over to soccer, where he now identifies, mentors, and manages professional players.

Dave has been mentored by John Print, SMWW's Director of Soccer, Certified FIFA Players Agent, and registered Intermediary in England and the USA. He is an Alumni of SMWW and an Agent Advisor with SMWW. At SMWW Dave was educated in, the art of contract negotiation, agent regulations, endorsements, MLS and USL regulations, international transfers, training compensation, and many of
the other intricacies involved in managing professional soccer players.