Lower Merion Soccer Alumni Association

Lower Merion Alumni Association  

David Urban

David Urban was a 3-year varsity letter winner for Lower Merion’s soccer team in 1983, 1984, & 1985. He started every game in his junior & senior years at sweeperback, with the team going 34-6-7, and winning 2 Central League titles. LM went to both the District One & PA state playoffs both those years, losing in the state final 1-0 in his junior year, with David voted LM’s Most Valuable Defensive Player. He was also instrumental in many wins as he was the team’s designated penalty kicker. In his senior year he was the team’s captain, MVP, and was chosen to the 1st team All-Central League team.


Upon graduation David went on to play at Eastern University (formerly Eastern College), where he was a 2-time captain, a 2-time MVP, and a 1st team NCCAA All American.


After college David was able to come back to Lower Merion High School and coach in the boy’s soccer program, spending 1 year as the Freshmen Coach, 4 years as the Assistant Varsity Coach, and 1 year as the Head Varsity Coach. He then went back to Eastern to become the head Women’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach for over 5 years.


David continued to stay active in coaching, helping out with the Marple & Liverpool club teams. He presently serves as Vice President for Enrollment at Eastern University, and lives in Newtown Square with his wife Carolyn and three children, Madison, Annika, and JD.