Ruairi Lynch joined the FDU-Florham Men’s Soccer Program in 2015. Coach Lynch is an alumni of SUNY Cortland where he graduated with a Master’s in International Sports Management. He received his Bachelor’s degree from University College Dublin in Sports and Exercise Management.

In the summer prior to the 2017 season, Lynch was selected as one of the top 30 coaches under 30 by the United Soccer Coaches organization.

Coach Lynch is a UEFA B licence holder and has held senior staff positions with academies on both the west and east coast, enjoying great success in Leagues, State Cup and National Tournaments.

Coach Lynch is currently head academy coach and Director of Coaching for Cheshire Soccer Academy. He holds UEFA, Football Association of Ireland (FAI), United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and National Soccer Coaches of American Association (NSCAA) coaching licenses. Coach Lynch is a native of Sligo, Ireland.