David Atkins, Jr. has been named the new Head Coach for Boys Soccer at his alma mater. He has worked closely with the Spartans program since 2013 as an assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach. Atkins is well known throughout the local soccer community. He has coached more than a decade with the Roanoke Star Soccer Club, now VBR Star, and at Valley AFC Soccer Club. In addition, he spent one year as the Boys J.V. coach at Northside High School and he currently coaches the Salem Sabres Futbol Club.
Atkins attended Radford University for his undergraduate degree in Social Sciences and he earned his master’s from Virginia Tech in History. He also holds a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Florida State University. Currently, he works as a Regulatory Services & Data Specialist at Registrations by Design, Inc.
His daughter is a student in the Salem School Division.