Jason Weisberg is announced as the Director of Coaching for NY Xtreme

Jason Weisberg comes with great coaching experience. Weisberg enters his fifth season at Division I Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2018 as the assistant women’s coach.In 2017, the Knights claimed their third Northeast Conference regular season title in four seasons with Weisberg, as he helped guide three First Team All-NEC performers, including NEC Rookie of the Year Sofia Albertson, along with two Second Team All-NEC and two NEC All-Rookie honorees.

Weisberg coached an additional six All-NEC performers, including two first-team, one second-team and three all-rookie honorees in 2016. The Knights made the NEC Tournament for the third straight season.

In 2015 (16-6), Weisberg helped the Knights claim both the NEC regular season title (8-0) -- the program's second straight -- and the Northeast Conference Tournament title for the first time. The NEC Title clinched an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament for the Knights -- first appearance in program history. The Knights also had the program's first NEC Player of the Year -- Amanda Goulet, Golden Boot Award Winner -- Rachel Hoekstra, NEC Rookie of the Year -- Jessi Reinhardt, three All-NEC First Team selections, one Second Team nod and a pair of All-Rookie Team members. 

In 2014, Weisberg helped the Knights set a then program record for wins with a 14-6-1 record. The Knights also finished first in the NEC during the regular season and were runner’s-up in the NEC Championship. 

Weisberg comes to Teaneck from Iona College, where he was the women's assistant coach from 2006-10. In 2009 season, the Gaels finished third in the MAAC conference at the end of the regular season marking their best finish in over 15 years.

Prior to arriving at Iona College, Weisberg was an assistant coach for the men’s program at Manhattan College. He also spent a few seasons at Division II Dominican College as a men’s assistant coach from 2002-2004 where he helped the team to the CACC Conference championship in 2002. Dominican College reached the CACC semifinals in 2003 and were conference champions again in 2004.

Weisberg is a member of the Region 1 ODP coaching staff and has been a head coach for the ENYYSA Olympic Development (ODP) Program since 2002 working with both the boys' and girls' programs. In 2015 Weisberg took the 1998 Girls ENY North team to the ODP Nationals in AZ as final four contenders.

He was a former director of coaching for Middlepath/Yorktown FC Jaguars, NY girls' premier soccer club for six years, preparing them to play collegiate soccer at the highest levels. He then moved on to coach with top-ranked Albertson SC on Long Island, where he coached their ECNL girls’ squads.

Weisberg recently spent the last year as the college coordinator for TSF Academy in NJ. Prior to that he spent the last seven years as an Associate Director of Coaching at Manhattan Soccer Club in NYC working to build the girls HS program. He has also coached teams in the Super Y League, and in 2008 helped them reach the National Finals in the Super G20's. He has coached the Women's Open Team for Hudson Valley in the Empire State Games from 2002-2008 as well as coaching with many youth clubs in the Westchester with the Manhattan SC Pride GU19 state cup championship run ending as USYSA Region I Semifinalists.   

Weisberg holds a USSF "A" license and an NSCAA Premier Diploma, which he completed in Curitiba, Brazil in May 2005, as it was the first U.S. coaching course ever given in Brazil. He was also part of another soccer first when he received the NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma (DOC) in Oct. 2005. This is the first DOC course ever given in the United States. He has also been a talent scout at the US Soccer Market Training Centers in New York and New Jersey areas. 

Weisberg played collegiate soccer at Stony Brook University and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Pace University.

 

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