Joseph Ruesgen is in his first season as an assistant coach of the NYU men’s soccer team His responsibilities include assisting Head Coach Kim Wyant with squad’s the day-to-day operations, on-field sessions and game strategies, while also transitioning into handling most of the recruiting duties.

Ruesgen spent the previous two years as head coach of SUNY Purchase’s women’s soccer team, posting an overall 12-22-1 record and a 7-10-1 in the Skyline Conference. In addition, he continues to serve as the men’s Head Coach with the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) and as a coach with the Manhattan Soccer Club since 2014.  At the NYAC, he is in charge of recruitment and coordinating games and practices across multiple leagues.