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Josh Duffy
Josh  Duffy

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Saint Mary's College (CA)

Graduated:
2004

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 scouting for Sporting Kansas City, Duffy spent his time in the Bay Area at the Walnut Creek Soccer Club where he was teh Assistant Director of Coaching from 2007-08, and then again from 2012-16.

Duffy currently works with U.S. Soccer and has been coaching goalkeepers and field players since 2009.  He is directly involved in identifying and training Northern California's top players, while also recommending players straight into Youth National Team Camps.

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 to have short stints in both the Netherlands as well as Germany.

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, where he was on both the West Coast Conference’s Commissioner Honor Roll and Dean’s List.

Duffy holds a USSF National "A" License, as well as NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping, NSCAA Director of Coaching, NSCAA LGBT: Diversity and Inclusion, NSCAA Get aHEAD Safely in Soccer, and NSCAA 4v4 and 7v7/9v9 Diplomas. Duffy resides in Lafayette with his wife, Carrie and two children, Mason and Emma.

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