June 10, 2013
BOISE, Idaho – Boise State University and head soccer coach Jim Thomas announced Monday the hiring of Ed Moore as assistant soccer coach. Moore joins the Broncos from Seattle University.
Moore, who specializes as a goalkeeper coach, spent two years as an assistant coach with the men’s soccer team at Seattle where he was involved in all aspects of the team’s training, recruiting and fundraising.
“I’m excited to have Ed join our staff here at Boise State,” Thomas said. “I think what we lacked is the ability to train the goalkeeper position –probably the most important position on the field so to have an expert in that arena now is extremely important. Ed will fit in to our program effortlessly and to have someone with his ability and magnitude is huge to be able to provide our goalkeepers with the level of training they deserve.”
Prior to his time with the Redhawks, Moore served as the goalkeeper coach for the men’s team at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., from 2009-11 and was also hired as the executive director of the Jackson Futbol Club.
Moore’s coaching career began at his alma matter of Evansville where he served as the volunteer goalkeeper coach in 2003 immediately after his playing career ended. After a year with the Evansville men’s team, where he trained current MLS goalkeeper Troy Perkins, he made a move to the women’s side volunteering as an assistant coach with national power, Duke from 2004-06 and serving as a full-time assistant at Saint Mary’s College from 2006-07.
“I am really excited to join Jim and be a part of the staff here at Boise State,” Moore said. “Boise has a good history but is looking to move forward and reach new heights through a successful plan that Jim has put in place and I am excited to be a part of that.”
Moore played goalkeeper at Evansville from 1999-2003, during which he also gained experience in the Professional Development league with the Jackson Chargers (1999), Coco Expos (2000) and Kansas City Brass (2001).