Dave Milne was born and raised in Dundee, Scotland. While living in Dundee he played both youth soccer and collegiate soccer playing for Dundee University's 1st team.
Dave moved to Fairbanks Alaska in 1994. While there he coached both Boys and Girls ODP teams. He also coached High School soccer and won the Alaska State Soccer Championship with a U18 Girls team. Dave worked as the Director of Coaching for the Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association where he was responsible for coach and player development for both the recreational soccer program and the competitive soccer programs. (500 + rec players and 200 competitive players).
In 2006 Dave moved to Portland. He has coached both boys and girls ODP teams and the club teams he has coached have won numerous titles, including Timbers Youth Leagues, Beaverton Cup titles and Clash of the Border Championships.
Dave currently has a National 'B' License and the National Youth License.