Ajani Clunie
John Jay College
Ajani Clunie
Assistant Coach
aclunie@jjay.cuny.edu
John Jay
Division 3

Ajani Clunie is in his fifth season as assistant coach for the Bloodhounds women's soccer program. Over the past four years, Clunie has helped build a new foundation for the program. He is responsible for recruiting, player development, and practice/game day operations.   Outside of his role at John Jay, Clunie was a coach with South Bronx United from 2011 working with Boys U11, U12 & U13. Until managing and coaching the Girls U19 team from 2014-2017.  Along with coaching for South Bronx United, Clunie was the City in the Community Coordinator a program established by NYCFC where he facilitated after school programming and curriculum for elementary and middle school students. The program focused on teaching healthy nutrition and eating habits for students through the game of soccer. He was one of the inaugural coaches for the New York Cosmos Training and Development Program from 2013-2016. While with the Cosmos, he was a coach and trainer for the U9 girls and U13 boys at Rivertowns United Football Club in Ardsley, NY.  He was responsible for planning and running developmental training sessions twice a week, along with managing games with the Head Coach. Clunies love of the game brought him to work as a Game Day Marketing Volunteer for the New York Red Bulls from 2010-2012. Along with his passion for soccer, Ajani has a desire and will to identify and develop top talent from the NY, NJ, CT and Metro Area.   The Brooklyn, NY native, earned a Bachelors Degree in Broadcasting and Mass Communications from SUNY Oswego in 2007. He completed his Masters Degree in Sport Management from Brooklyn College in 2012.  He holds a FA Level 1 coaching badge and NSCAA level 5 Diploma, and plans to continue his coaching education overseas in the near future.