Chris Riley - Founder/Director of Academy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Experience

2015 - Present Head Coach SUNY Broome Mens Soccer Team

2011 - 2014 - Head Coach of Maine Endwell Varsity Boys Soccer Team

2011 - Present - Head Coach of GBUFC Select Riley (girls premier soccer)

2010 - Present - Founder/Director of Riley Development Academy

2010 - Head Coach of Seton Catholic Central Junior Varsity Boys Soccer

2008 - 2009 - Employee at Green Tree Sports Plex (Pittsburgh, PA)

2005 - 2008 - Cortland State Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

 

Professional Soccer Player

2008 - 2009 - Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL 2nd Division)

2007 - Western Mass Pioneers (USL 2nd Division)

2006 - Wilmington Hammerheads (USL 2nd Division)

2005 - Charleston Battery (USL 1st Division)

2005 - 2007 - Manager at Greater Binghamton Sports Complex (part time)

2004 - 2005 - Manager at Southern Tier Sports Center (part time)

 

Related Experience

2012 - Present - Co-Founder of GBFC Thunder NPSL Team, Binghamton, NY

2012 - 2013 - Director of Abby Wambach Soccer Clinic, Binghamton, NY

2011 - Director of Mia Hamm Soccer Clinic, Binghamton, NY

2008 - 2009 Pittsburgh Riverhounds Youth Academy Instructor, Pittsburgh, PA

2007 - BC United Fusion Premier Soccer Personal Trainer, Binghamton, NY

2007 - Western Mass Junior Pioneer Soccer Personal Trainer, Ludlow, MA

2007 - Soccer Plus Soccer Camp, North Hampton, MA

2007 - Head Coach of Two Rivers Soccer Club (U18 Boys), Binghamton, NY

2006 - Wilmington Hammerheads Soccer Camps, Wilmington, NC

2005 - Charleston Battery Soccer Camps, Charleston, SC

2003 - 2004 - Hamilton College Soccer Camps, Hamilton, NY

2001-2004, 2010 - New York State West Outreach Program (TOPS), Vestal, NY

 

Coaching Honors

2014 - Currently Hold My “USSF E License”

2012-Present - GBUFC Select Riley (Girls Premier Soccer)

     2014 - US Youth Soccer National League (Finished 4th Place)(U14 Girls)

     2014 -Region 1 Championships (Finalist) (U13 Girls)

     2014 - NY West State Cup (Champions) (U13 Girls)

     2014 -Region 1 Premier League (Champions) (U13 Girls)

     2013 -Bethesda Tournament (Champions) (U13 Girls)

     2013 -Spirit United Kickoff Classic (Champions) (U13 Girls)

     2013 -2013 NY West State Cup (Champions) (U12 Girls)

     2013 -NY West Thruway League (Champions) (2 divisions) (U12 Girls)

     2012 -SAC United (Champions) (U12 Girls)

     2012 -Spirit United Kickoff Classic (Champions) (U12 Girls)

     2012 -NY West Thruway League (Champions) (U11 Girls)

     2012 -MAC Cup (Champions) (U11 Girls)

  Maine Endwell Varsity Boys

     2012 -State Quarter Finalists (finished #6 in NYS)

     2011 -State Finalist (Finished # 2 in NYS)

 

Playing Honors

2012 - Present - Member of GBFC Thunder (NPSL, Men’s Amateur Soccer) (Captain)

2008 - 2009 - Member of Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL 2, Professional Soccer)

2007 - Member of Western Mass Pioneers (USL 2, Professional Soccer)

2006 - Member of Wilmington Hammerheads (USL 2, Professional Soccer)

2005 - Member of Charleston Battery (USL 1, Professional Soccer)

2004 - Member of Albany Blackwatch Highlanders (PDL)

2003 - 2004 - Member of Wright State University Soccer Team

     -All Tournament Team: Horizon League Championships, Dayton Flyer Classic

     -Men’s Soccer Senior Award

2001 - 2002 - Member of Herkimer County Community College Soccer Team

     -Competed in 2 National Final Four Championships

     -Selected to NJCAA All Region Team, All East Coast Team

     -Regional Tournament MVP, Team Captain

1999 - Member of NY West Empire State Team (Bronze Medal, Captain)

 

 

 

Jon Thomson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jon has been with working with me in the academy since our inaugural season in 2010. 
He is our first assistant.

 

Coaching Experience

USSF D-Licence

 

2014 - NPSL GBFC Thunder Goal Keeping Coach

2012 - 2014 - GBFC Select Coach

2010 – Head Coach of Binghamton Modified Boys

2008 – Herkimer CC Soccer Camp

2005 – 2012 – Hamilton College Soccer Camp

2004 – 2008 – Head Coach of Susquehanna Valley JV Boys

2003 – Assistant Coach of Susquehanna Valley Varsity Girls

2002 – Northwest Soccer Camp, Seattle, WA

1999 – 2006 – Susquehanna Valley Soccer Camp

 

College/High School

     • Played 4 years at St. John Fisher College

     • Senior year finished 3rd in Empire 8 in assists

     • Played varsity soccer at Susquehanna Valley

     • All-Conference team defender

     • Section 4 title

 

 

 

 Matt Gunito

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coaching Experience

2013 - Current RDA Instructor

2014 - Present - NYSW Development Coach

2014 - Present - Valley Club Boys Development Trainer

2013 - Present - Johnson City Girls Varsity Coach

2013 - Present - U10 Select Girls GBUFC

2013 - Johnson City Boys Modified Coach

 

College/Post College Play

2013 - Present - NPSL Thunder

2007 - 2011 - St. John Fisher College (Team Capitan)

 

Matt has been with me in the academy since 2013.

 

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