High School: An All-Conference player, Coates was a key member of the Cherry Creek Buins. A technically solid midfielder, Coates played for Club Denver (1999-2001), club team Rush (2002) and Storm (2003)
Personal: Born Jan. 13, 1985 in Denver, CO. Son of Paul and Donna Coates. Has one brother and sister, Dan (21) and Caroline (13).