Director of Talent ID
Revolution Development League, Under-12 Alliance, Scouting
Program Development Manager, Revolution Academy
Gary Hall is currently in his 11th season with the coaching staff of the New England Revolution's Youth Development Program, and his fourth year as Director of the U-12 Alliance, as well as the Director of Scouting. As of 2019, he is now the Director of the newly introduced Revolution Development League, structured to promote high-level localized competition, professional training, and game day experience from the leading clubs in the area while strengthening the connection with the local MLS Academy through coaching education. In 2020, he earned the title Director of Talent ID for the Revolution Academy.
He is also the Program Development Manager for the Revolution Academy, the team's commercial training and development program, where he is responsible for implementing a variety of programs, including the Regional Development Schools and summer residential program. Hall has previously served as an assistant coach to the Under-14 and Under-13 teams. Prior to 2016, Hall spent four years as the head coach of the Under-14 team.
Under the direction of Hall, the Revolution Academy's U-12 alliance with Bayside FC, NEFC, and Valeo FC, sees the Revolution Academy hosts identification events for players, coach development events for the three clubs' coaching staffs, and player development opportunities for players playing for any of the three alliance clubs. In April 2016, Hall served as head coach for an Under-12 Team that competed in the Generation adidas Cup's U-12 7-v-7 tournament in the first year of the Academy's U-12 Alliance with partner clubs. The Academy coaching staff selected a number of players from the partner clubs to participate in Invitational Revolution Training Centers before finalizing the 12-player roster which traveled for the tournament.
The Revolution Academy Under-14 team finished third in U.S. Club Soccer’s 20-team Northeast Pre-Academy League in its inaugural season in 2012-13. In the 2013-14 season, the U-14s went 18 games unbeaten between October 2013 and June 2014 in the age group’s first season in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. In 2014-15, his side went on a similar unbeaten streak, going 17-0-2 from November 2014 until the final game of the season on June 22, 2015. Hall’s U-14 side was honored with the Style of Play award by U.S. Soccer at the annual End-of-Year Awards following the conclusion of the 2014-15 season. In his four years as head coach of the U-14 Team, 13 players had gone on to be selected for U.S. National team camps and squads.
Before heading up the U-14 program, Hall was the assistant coach for the U-16s, and helped lead the side to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy playoffs in each of his two seasons with the club.
An experienced youth soccer coach, he began his career coaching for the Sunderland AFC Academy community programs. Hall moved to the U.S. in 2002 to coach, and became a trainer for several youth soccer clubs and high schools in the southern New Hampshire area. Also a coach at the Premier Club Level in the North East region, Hall coached teams through several state championships, and other regional and national tournaments.
Previously, Hall was the Regional Director at Challenger Sports, where he ran year-round youth soccer development programs for players and coaches from the New England region. A 2001 graduate of Newcastle College, Hall holds his UEFA "C" License and received a Goalkeeping Certification from the English Football Association and he received his U.S. Soccer “B” License in August 2017. A former Darlington FC professional academy youth player, Hall played at the semiprofessional in England’s North East Regional Leagues.
Hall currently resides in Warwick, R.I., with his wife, Dana, and their two daughters.