Jeremy Proud most recently was the Red Bulls Academy goalkeeper coach. (Photo courtesy of Red Bulls II)

HARRISON, N.J. – Red Bulls II named Jeremy Proud goalkeeper coach, the USL Championship club announced Tuesday.

Proud most recently has been the goalkeeper coach for Red Bulls Academy since February 2019.

“We are very excited to add Jeremy [Proud] to our coaching staff,” NYRB II head coach John Wolyniec said in a statement. “The work he has done with our Academy goalkeepers over the last two years has been exciting to watch and we are pleased to welcome him aboard.”

The Auburn, Wash. native spent 14 years coaching at the men’s NCAA Division I level, which included stops at University of Akron, University of Louisville, Loyola University of Chicago and SIUE.

Proud also has coached at Chicago Fire Soccer Academy and with Saint Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club.

He played at Fresno State University, where he was the all-time saves leader and earned All-Pac 10 honors his senior year in 2002.

“It is an honor for me to be appointed to the New York Red Bulls II staff and I am excited to be working with John [Wolyniec], Ibrahim [Sekagya], and the entire staff and players,” Proud said. “I had a fantastic experience working with the Academy for the past two years and glad this position will allow me to maintain a close connection to academy coaches and players, as well as work closely with Jyri Nieminen to develop all the goalkeepers at New York Red Bulls.”

Proud holds his United Soccer Goalkeeping National License and USSF “A” License, which he earned in 2011.