Boys Varsity Soccer · TC Alumni Spotlight | Daniel Mercer


The Timber Creek Athletic Department is excited to announce the TC Alumni of the Month spotlight for this month. The purpose of this program is recognize former student athletes of Timber Creek who achieved success whether it be in education, athletics or in the professional world.

For the month of November, we would like to recognize TC Alum and former student athlete:


Daniel MercerDaniel Mercer

Years at Timber Creek: 2003-2007
Graduation Year: 2007
Sports Played: Boys Soccer
Position Played: Keeper
Favorite Coach: Coach Stephen Schroter
Favorite Teacher: Michelle Berggren
Special Memories of Timber Creek: Playing 3 years of varsity soccer, and being a captain of the first men’s soccer team in TCHS history to not only win a District Tournament game but to also make it to the State Tournament. But my favorite memory was playing with his best friend, co-captain and sweeper, Bobby Fortin my senior year, before every game we would go out to Subway or Publix for a sub.
College: Young Harris College, Valencia College, University of Central Florida
Major: Business Management
Current Career: Chief Operations Officer at Waterboy Sports LLC
Any Special Highlights/Awards to add:
Playing at the Youth World Cup in Gothenburg Sweden during freshman year.
Starting for the varsity soccer team as a sophomore.
Scoring 2 goals against Masters Academy my sophomore year.
Being the first men’s soccer player at TCHS to accept a college soccer scholarship.
Playing my favorite sport with my best friends and some of the best people I know.
Reuniting with my college sweat heart, Caitlin, and traveling the world with her.
Raising two amazing children Robby (8) and Grace (5).
Future Aspirations:
Attaining his MBA degree.
To visit all 7 continents and as many countries with the love of my life Caitlin as I can.
Aspires to become a business consultant.
Eventually open a barbecue restaurant as it is one of my passions.

Daniel Mercers Kids Dan Mercer Daniel Mercer

A big shout out to Dan for all that he has accomplished! We would also like to send out a special thanks to Dan for his continued support of Timber Creek Athletics and the Sports Medicine Program. Dan services and supplies all our Waterboy equipment for keeping our student athletes well hydrated.

~ Once a Wolf, Always a Wolf.