Josh Duffy enters his first season as an assistant men's soccer coach at Saint Mary's College in 2017 after serving as a scout for Major League Soccer team Sporting Kansas City.
Duffy brings a solid background which includes coaching at all levels. Prior to being a scout for Sporting Kansas City, Duffy spent his time in the Bay Area at the Walnut Creek Soccer Club where he was the Assistant Director of Coach from 2007-08, and 2012-16.
Duffy currently works with U.S. Soccer and has been coaching goalkeepers and field players since 2010. He is directly involved in Northern California's National Training Centers, which train the top players in the region, and recommend players directly into Youth National Team Camp.
From 2009-11, he served as an Assistant Coach at Fresno State when the Bulldogs were crowned 2010 WAC Champions and qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
In addition to coaching at Fresno State, Duffy was also Director of Coaching for California Odyssey Soccer Club. During his time with COSC, Duffy helped coach their USSDA Program to back to back National Finals appearances in the U-16 age-group, helping place multiple players on the U17-20 Youth National Teams. During that same period, California Odyssey was also named #1 Development Club in CA and #9 in the USA by Soccer America.
A former student-athlete at Saint Mary’s, Duffy was a 4-year letterwinner and team captain for the Gaels in 2003 and 2004, while earning All Conference honors in 2001.
Along with playing as a Gael, Duffy was a part of the reserve team for the Kansas City Wizards in the MLS. Duffy spent five years in the USL Premier Developmental League playing for the Kansas City Brass. He then went overseas for a season (2006-07) to play in the Netherlands for Sport Club NEC Nijmegen.
Originally from Overland Park, Kansas, Duffy grew up playing for the Kansas City Attack Soccer Club and went on to win the USYSA Andy Stone Cup (U-18 National Title) with Scott Gallagher Soccer Club (St. Louis, MO) in 2000. During his time at Blue Valley Northwest High School, Duffy also earned All-American nominations as both a Defender and a Goalkeeper.
Duffy graduated from Saint Mary’s in 2004, with a bachelor’s degree in Experimental Psychology. He was on the West Coast Conference’s Commissioner Honor Roll and Dean’s List in 2004.
Duffy holds a USSF National "A" License, as well as NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping and NSCAA Director of Coaching Diplomas. Duffy resides in Lafayette with his wife, Carrie and two children, Mason and Emma.
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