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Perry Van der Beck

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Full namePerry Van der Beck
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing positionMidfielder

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Perry Van der Beck (born November 5, 1959 in Florissant, Missouri) is a retired U.S. soccer midfielder and manager and a current soccer executive.

Van der Beck began his playing career with the Tampa Bay Rowdies of the North American Soccer League and ended it with the Tampa Bay Terror of the indoor National Professional Soccer League. He also earned twenty-three caps, scoring two goals, with the U.S. national team between 1979 and 1985. He played for various indoor and outdoor teams until 1998, when he retired from the pitch and became an assistant coach with the Tampa Bay Mutiny.

After coaching for several other clubs and youth soccer organizations, Van der Beck was hired as the technical director and youth director for FC Tampa Bay in 2008. He was later promoted and is currently the club's executive vice president and director of player development.

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