Chris Duggan, who specializes in coaching goalkeepers, joined the coaching staff at NJIT as an assistant women’s soccer coach in August 2015.

Prior to signing on with Division I NJIT, Duggan served on the staff of two NCAA Division II programs, Bloomfield (NJ) College and East Stroudsburg (PA) University, his alma mater.

As goalkeeper coach/assistant coach/graduate assistant at East Stroudsburg from 2011 to 2014, he worked with both the women’s and men’s teams for the Warriors. Working at nearby Bloomfield in 2014, he was assistant coach/goalkeeper coach for the women’s soccer program.

Away from the field at East Stroudsburg, he was responsible for coordinating and implementing study hall for the two soccer teams and they both earned multiple team academic awards from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (women: 2012, 2013, 2014; men 2013, 2014).

Holder of an NSCAA National Diploma and a Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma, he is active teaching goalkeepers at numerous camps in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

A four-year member of the men’s soccer team at East Stroudsburg, Duggan earned a BA in secondary education and in history and is a master’s candidate in history at ESU, with graduation expected in 2015.

As a player outside of college, he played for American Soccer League 2015 pro champions Icon FC, which also won the NJ State Open Cup in both 2013 and 2014 and was US Open Cup Regional champion and national finalist in 2013.

Additionally he played for Lehigh Valley United Sonic of the National Premier Soccer League and the Jersey Express PDL team. Jersey Express plays most of its home matches on NJIT’s Lubetkin Field at Mal Simon Stadium.