Welcome to the Coaches Page

Here you can find out information about the John Jay Soccer Coaches and also some great videos and also some great inspirational quotes.


Coach Seipp

Coach Seipp played soccer and tennis for John Jay back in the 80's.  He was a member of the Varsity Soccer Team in the Fall '85 and '86.  He went on to play at Iona College in the Fall of '87.  After transferring to Marist, Seipp began his coaching career.  He coached the Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer Teams at Lourdes from '90 - '93.  He then went back to Iona to coach the Women's Team in '94 and '95.  After assisting both the Men's and Women's Teams at Marist in '96 and '97, Seipp came back to Jay to teach and coach in the Fall of 98.  Seipp has also coached the East Fishkill Strikers as they won 2 State Cup titles in '96 and '97.  He has also coached in the State ODP program for 2 years and spent 5 years coaching the Hudson Valley Region in the Empire State Games.

Coach Seipp went through the National Coaching Schools of the USSF (United States Soccer Federation) and the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) beginning in 1990.  He earned his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma in 1992 and his USSF 'A' License in 1993.  Coach Seipp has had the wonderful opportunity to be trained by great National Team Coaches such as Anson Dorrance, Bob Gansler, Tony DiCicco, and Jay Miller.

Click here to see some of the great players Coach Seipp has had the pleasure of coaching.


Coach Belfi

Coach Belfi is a John Jay graduate and soccer alumni.  He graduated from John Jay in 2002, where he played both soccer and wrestled. After John Jay, Coach Belfi went on to Springfield College in Massachusetts to obtain his Bachelors in Physical Education with a minor in Health Studies. During his time at Springfield College he coached JV soccer at Longmeadow High School in Longmeadow, MA for two seasons. In his two seasons at Longmeadow he had a team that went 3-10-2 in his first year coaching and then turned that around to a 10-3-5 record the second year. That record was good enough to win the JV Western Massachusetts Valley League. After two seasons at Longmeadow, Coach Belfi took over the Varsity Wrestling team at East Longmeadow High School in East Longmeadow, MA. Following graduation from Springfield College he taught Physical Education and Health at Mary A. Dryden Veterans Memorial School in Springfield, MA and continued coaching East Longmeadow wrestling. This past year Coach Belfi accepted a Graduate Assistantship at Springfield College and completed his Masters degree in Athletic Administration. Coach Belfi has six total years of coaching experience and played for Coach Seipp during his time at John Jay.


Videos you need if you are playing on the 2010 Team

Inspirational quotes you will need if you are playing on the 2010 Team.

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