Michael Battiste (Head Coach)

Season 2020-2021
Team Boys 2002/2003
Job Head Coach
Email m.a.battiste@gmail.com
  • Licensed: USSF C National License
  • Coaching Experience:
    • 12 years – NY Elite FC U12-U18 Assistant and Head Coach
    • 4 Years Coaching and Assisting U14-U17 ODP Northeast Region
    • 2 years Niskayuna HS Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach, Niskayuna Modified Assistant Coach
    • 2 years Shenentaha U17 Men’s Head Soccer Coach
    • 4 years – Siena College Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
    • Players Soccer Academy U8 Coach
    • Gareth Elliot Soccer Academy Coach and Counselor
    • 8 years experience Niskayuna youth soccer camp counselor coed ages 5-13
  • Playing Experience:
    • Siena College 2004-2007 All-Tournament team UMASS 2004 and 2006
    • University at Buffalo 2002-2003 MAC All-Rookie team (Trained with Rochester Rhinos in the spring and summer)
    • 5 year Varsity High School player All-State team in 2001 and 2002 seasons
    • 3 year scholastic Empire State Games participant, 2 year captain, won Bronze Silver and Gold medals
    • Member of Club USA/Clifton Park Premier 1998-2002 State Cup runner-up in 2000, Champions in 2001