Director of Sports Performance
Jarryd Phillips at a Glance:
- Entering third season as Director of Sports Performance after joining the club in June 2019.
- Established and directed all facets of Minnesota United FC’s data-driven performance program from 2016-19, helping the team prepare for its ascent from the NASL to MLS.
- Spent two seasons as performance coach with the Seattle Sounders (2015-16), in addition to coaching stints at the University of Mary (2013-14) and Thunder Bay Chill (2012).
- Holds a master’s degree in exercise science and kinesiology from the University of Mary.
Jarryd Phillips is entering his third season as Director of Sports Performance for the New England Revolution after joining Bruce Arena's staff in June 2019. Phillips brings seven years of experience as a sports science and performance coach to the position, including time in MLS, USL, NASL, and the NCAA.
Phillips arrived in New England after spending nearly three years as Director of Performance & Sports Science for Minnesota United FC. He established and directed all facets of the performance department for Minnesota's first team and academy beginning in July 2016, as the club prepared to ascend from the NASL to MLS in 2017. In his role with the Loons, he oversaw all nutritional aspects of the squad, administered strength and fitness programs, and participated in daily training sessions.
Prior to joining Minnesota, Phillips spent nearly two seasons as a performance coach with Seattle Sounders FC from January 2015 through July 2016. Before entering the professional coaching ranks, he worked as an assistant coach at the University of Mary in North Dakota from 2013-14. Phillips began his coaching career with the Premier Development League’s Thunder Bay Chill in 2012.
Phillips earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Maine before attending graduate school at the University of Mary in South Dakota, where he received a master’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science. He holds USSF and UEFA coaching licenses, and is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Jarryd Phillips’s Coaching Background
New England Revolution - Director of Sports Performance: 2019-Present
Minnesota United FC - Director of Performance & Sports Science: 2016-19
Seattle Sounders FC - Performance Coach: 2015-14
University of Mary - Assistant Coach: 2013-14
Thunder Bay Chill - Coach: 2012