Empire United Soccer Academy

Jeff Oliver - Director of Coaching

Current Title/Team: Director of Coaching 

Email: joliver@empireunited.soccer

Years at Empire United: 20

Coaching Qualifications:

  • US Soccer (USSF): A License
  • United Soccer Coaches (NSCAA) Premier Diploma

Coaching Experience:

  • CLUB SOCCER
    • Empire United Director of Coaching (August 2017 - Present)
    • Empire United Associate Director of Coaching (2011 - 2017)
    • Empire United/Rochester Junior Rhinos (2000 - Present)
  • COLLEGIATE
    • University of Rochester Assistant Men's Soccer Coach (2012, July 2016 - August 2019)
    • Hobart College Assistant Soccer Coach (2007 - 2012)
    • Vassar College Assistant Men's Soccer Coach (2006-2007)
    • Nazareth College Assistant Men's Soccer Coach (2005-2006)
  • HIGH SCHOOL
    • Fairport High School Boys Varsity Assistant Coach (1999 - 2004)

Playing Experience:

  • State University of New York College at Fredonia (1994 - 1998)
  • SUNYAC Champions - 1995, 1996, 1997
  • NCAA Tournament Qualifiers - 1995, 1996, 1997

Coaching Achievements:

  • CLUB
    • New York State West State Cup Champion (2012, 2011, 2008, 2001)
    • USYS Region I Semi-Finalist (2011, 2001)
    • US Club Soccer National Champion (2010)
  • COLLEGIATE
    • NCAA Tournament Division III Men's Qualifier/Participant (2018, 2017, 2016, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005)
    • NCAA Final Four - 2018 (University of Rochester), Final National Ranking #4 in the Division III
    • NCAA Elite 8 - 2017 (University of Rochester)
    • NCAA Sweet 16 - 2008 (Hobart College)
    • United Soccer Coaches Regional Coaching Staff of the Year - 2018 (University of Rochester)
    • UAA Coaching Staff of the Year - 2017 (University of Rochester)
    • United Soccer Coaches (NSCAA) Regional Coaching Staff of the Year - 2008 (Hobart College)
    • 2009 Liberty League Tournament Champions
    • 2008 Liberty League Champions
    • 2005 Empire 8 Tournament Champions