Jason Batty

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Jason Batty
Jason Batty at Union at Earthquakes 2010-09-15 2.JPG
Batty with the Earthquakes in September 2010
Personal information
Full name Jason Batty
Date of birth (1971-03-23) March 23, 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
New Zealand Youth Development Academy
Youth career
1988–1990 Norwich City F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 Wroxham 12 (0)
1990–1991 Blockhouse Bay 18 (0)
1992-1997 North Shore United 82 (0)
1997 Albuquerque Geckos 18 (0)
1998–1999 Bohemian F.C. 7 (0)
1999 Geylang United 14 (0)
1999–2000 Football Kingz 16 (0)
2000–2001 Grimsby Town 0 (0)
2001 Scunthorpe United 0 (0)
2001 Stalybridge Celtic 12 (0)
2002 Glenfield Rovers 8 (0)
2002 California Gold 7 (0)
2003 Caversham 12 (0)
2008-2016 San Jose Earthquakes (Assistant Coach)
National team
1994–2003 New Zealand 55 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Jason Batty (born in Auckland, March 23, 1971) is a retired New Zealand football goalkeeper. 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. Batty spent eight seasons as Goalkeeper Coach in the MLS with the San Jose Earthquakes.

Club career[edit]

He only made 14 appearances for a Singapore team S-League before joining Football Kingz. Batty made 16 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 short term contract 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 at the end of the season after failing to make an 1st Team appearance. He then briefly played for Stalybridge Celtic.

He is currently a coach for the New Zealand Youth Development Academy.

International career[edit]

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.[1] He went on to collect 55 caps between 1994 and 2003. Playing in two FIFA Confederation Cup tournaments in 1999 in Mexico and 2003 in France. [2]

Honours[edit]

New Zealand Player of the Year: 1997

OFC Nations Cup Champion 1998 & 2002

MLS Supporters Shield Winners 2012[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A-International Appearances - 1990–99". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved July 25, 2008. 
  2. ^ "A-International Appearances – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. June 1, 2008. Retrieved July 25, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Honours List". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. June 1, 2008. Retrieved July 25, 2008. 

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