Batty with the Earthquakes in September 2010
|Full name||Jason Batty|
|Date of birth||March 23, 1971|
|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Current club||San Jose Earthquakes (goalkeeper coach)|
|1988–1989||Norwich City F.C.|
|1994–1997||North Shore United||66||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Jason Batty (born in Auckland, March 23, 1971) is a retired New Zealand football goalkeeper who is currently the goalkeeper coach for the San Jose Earthquakes. Batty frequently represented his country in the 1990s. He later coached Dartmouth College in the U.S. and served as the Director of Goalkeeping for Texas Premier SC.
He only made 14 appearances for a Singapore team S-League before joining Football Kingz. Batty made 12 appearances for the Football Kingz in their inaugural season in the NSL 1n 1999 before a brief spell in England with Grimsby Town on a non contract basis in October 2000. He failed to dislodge regular shot stopper Danny Coyne and understudy Steve Croudson. After only three months he left the club and joined Scunthorpe United on similar terms but left a few months later after failing to make an appearance. He then briefly played for Stalybridge Celtic.Initially, he made plenty of crucial saves.
Batty made his New Zealand A-international debut in a 3–0 win over Singapore on February 21, 1995, and quickly became first choice goalkeeper. He went on to collect 55 caps between 1995 and 2003.
New Zealand Player of the Year: 1997
- San Jose Earthquakes Media Relations. "Quakes name Jason Batty GK coach". Retrieved March 13, 2008
- "A-International Appearances - 1990–99". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved July 25, 2008.
- "A-International Appearances – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. June 1, 2008. Retrieved July 25, 2008.
- "Honours List". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. June 1, 2008. Retrieved July 25, 2008.
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