Hall of Fame: Daniel Levy, Coach

Touchdown Europe Hall of Fame, or, TDEU Approved, features some of the best coaches and players (domestic and import) across Europe. A place where coaches and players are highlighted for their work on and off the field.

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Player/Coach, UL Vikings (Limerick, Ireland), 2005-2007

2005: Played RB, FB, LB and S for the Vikings. Coordinated the offense. Implemented a new coaching structure and helped lead the Vikings to their first win in 2 years. Was voted "Best American" by the team.
2006: Returned to the Vikings for the playoffs. Earned MVP honors in the Semi-finals rushing for 170 yards, three touchdowns and tallying 2 tackles for a loss. National Championship Runners up. 
2007: 9-1 record overall. Led the Vikings in touchdowns and was voted Offensive MPV en route to the team's first National Championship victory.

Assistant Coach, Cenla Christian Academy (Pineville, Louisiana), 2007

Served as the RB Coach and Assistant OC for the CCA Lions.

Player/Head Coach, Krakow Tigers (Krakow, Poland), 2008

Played RB and S for the Krakow Tigers.

Assistant Coach, Episcopal School (Baton Rouge Louisiana), 2010, 2011

Coached LBs and RBs. Participated in two playoff appearances, losing in overtime of the Louisiana state quarterfinals in 2011. 

Head Coach/Head of Football Operations, Kristiansand Gladiators, 2010-2012

Competed in Norway's 2nd Division in 2011. At the time of Coach Levy's arrival, the Gladiators had never posted a winning season in 1st Division. After moving up to 1st Division in 2012, led the Gladiators to their first winning season, playoff victory, and national championship appearance. Finished as the National Championship runners up after losing to the Oslo Vikings. 

Head Coach, Missao Parana Franchise (Liga de Futebol Americano), Curitiba, Brazil, 2013

Signed as one of six Head Coaches to coach in the LFA, which aimed to start a fully professional football league in Brazil. The league folded in 2013.

Head Coach, Vila Velha Tritões, 2014

Currently undefeated and ranked 2nd in the league Power Rankings. 

Assistant Coach, Brazilian National Team, 2014

Invited to serve as the Linebackers coach for the Brazilian National Team in their exhibition match vs. Uruguay.