Assistant Coach/Director of Goalkeeping, Under-17s & Under-19s
Jasir Charris is in his 12th season as a coach with the New England Revolution Academy, having joined the Player Development Program staff in 2010. Charris is now in his third season as an assistant coach with the U-19s and U-17s. Since 2013, he has also worked alongside Gary Hall as head of scouting for the Academy teams.
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. In 2020, Charris began working with the Revolution II coaching staff in addition to his Academy duties.
In 2019, he traveled to Munich, Germany to take part in a week-long advanced goalkeeping education program with the German Football Association (DFB / Deutscher Fußball-Bund), in partnership with Major League Soccer and Adidas.
Prior to joining the Revolution, Charris coached at all levels of youth, high school, and club soccer, including stints with Explosion FC, Central Falls High School, Fitchburg State College, and Assumption College.
Charris was trained at the Toto Rubio Soccer School in Colombia, as well as with Colombia National Team goalkeeper coach, Pedro Antonio Zape. He played professionally in Colombia with a number of clubs, including Toto Rubio, Real Barranquilla, Junior De Barranquilla, Deportivo Medellin, and Deporbello Futbol Club.
Charris holds a U.S. Soccer Federation 'B' License, NSCAA Regional “C” and NSCAA National Goalkeeper diploma, and was certified by R.C.D. ESPANYOL OF BARCELONA S.A.D. He also received a certification of technical and tactical education from Real Madrid.
Charris and his wife, Paola Salgado, have three sons and live in Pawtucket, R.I.