Ryan Casey

Email: rcasey@princetonsoccer.org

 

Coaching Credentials:

  • UEFA  A LICENCE 

  • UEFA B LICENCE  

  • USSF B LICENCE 

  • FAI  LEVEL 3  CERTIFIED COACH EDUCATOR

 

Coaching Experience:

  • Assistant Manger Sligo  Rovers,  League of Ireland Premier Division

  • FC Westchester Armor, Boys Director of Coaching  USSF Academy

  •  Rep of Ireland U15/16 international coaching Staff 

  • FAI Regional emerging talent Head Coach

  • Melbourne Knights , Player/ Coach 

Playing Experience:

  • Swansea City

  • Republic of Ireland Youth Squads

Ryan, who holds the UEFA A License, USSF B License and is a UEFA Level 3 Coach Educator,  joins us with mass experience working on both sides of the pond. In Ireland, where he was raised, he worked with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) as the Football Development Officer for 7 years where he implemented the curriculum for the youth system across the tri-county areas and certified over 300 adult coaches from Level 1 to UEFA B License. He was a member of the coaching staff for the Republican Of Ireland Under 16 team where he coached players that went on to earn professional contracts at Premier League Clubs Manchester United, Tottenham, Arsenal and Everton. He was also Assistant Manager of Sligo Rovers, a successful Men's Team in the Irish League. In the US, Ryan was the Technical Director of Everton FC Westchester (now known as FC Westchester) in New York where he worked for three years with their U16 & U18 teams and reached the USSF Development Academy Playoffs in 2015 .

 

As a player, Ryan made over 50 appearances for previous Premier League side Swansea City and was part of the 'golden generation' of youth soccer for the Republic of Ireland in the late 1990's.He won the U18 European Championships in 1998 and played in the U20 World Cup in Nigeria in 1999 with a squad that included players such as Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy, Tottenham and Liverpool) and Damien Duff (Chelsea).