Player Development Programs coach
Jasir Charris is in his fourth season as a coach for the Revolution Academy, having joined the Player Development Programs staff in 2010. In addition to serving as a staff coach for the Player Development programs, Charris is one of the goalkeepers coaches for the Revolution’s youth teams. He also serves as a liaison for first-team head coach Jay Heaps, specifically working with the team’s Hispanic players, as well as the team’s goalkeepers in training.
A lead coach with the Regional Development School (RDS) goalkeeper program, Charris heads all of the goalkeeper clinics and development sessions throughout the year for the Revolution Academy’s commercial training program.
Prior to joining the Revolution, Charris coached at all levels of youth, high school and club soccer, including stints with Explosion FC, Central Falls (R.I.) High School and Fitchburg State College.
Charris was trained at the Toto Rubio Soccer School in Colombia, as well as with the Colombian National Team goalkeeper coach Pedro Antonio Zape. He went on to play professionally in Colombia with a number of clubs, including Toto Rubio, Real Barranquilla, Junior De Barranquilla, Deportivo Medellin and Deporbello Futbol Club.
He holds NSCAA Regional “C” and NSCAA National Goalkeeper diploma, and was certified by R.C.D. ESPANYOL OF BARCELONA S.A.D.
Charris and his wife, Paola Salgado, have two sons, Kian and Yerek, and live in Central Falls, R.I.