RIVERDALE, N.Y. - New Manhattan College men's soccer coach Ashley Hammond has announced the hiring of Jorden Scott as an assistant coach on his staff. Scott brings 10 years of coaching and playing experience to Riverdale.
"I am excited for this opportunity to join the Manhattan men's soccer program," stated Scott. "We will implement a unique coaching style, which is attack-minded and exciting. I can't wait to get to work!"
Scott has served as the Academy Director at Sports Domain Academy in Montclair, N.J. for the past three years, and he has coached within the organization since 2003. In this role, he trains players 18 years and under across the tri-state region. During his tenure at Sports Domain Academy, several of Scott's teams have earned state and national recognition. He coaches the Montclair Gauchos (U14 boys), which is currently the top ranked team in New Jersey and #3 nationally.
From 2004-2008, Scott worked as the Football for Life Program Director in Maun & Kasane, Botswana (Africa) training over 300 children ages 7 to 15 living in poverty.
In the United Kingdom, Scott was the head coach of the University of Glamorgan (1st Team) from 2001-03 which competed at an elite level within British University Sport. He also spent two years as the head coach of the men's and women's national teams at the University of Wales Athletic Union.
Scott played five years (1993-97) as a youth professional with Ayr United FC in Scotland. At the collegiate level, he was the team captain of the first team at University of Glamorgan and for Wales Universities.
Scott earned his bachelor's degree in sports psychology from the University of Glamorgan in 2002. He is working toward a master's degree in physical and special education at Montclair State University. Scott holds a UEFA B coaching license.