Aris Alpian joined the Golden Falcons as an assistant men's soccer coach prior to the 2015 season. He specializes in goalkeeper development and junior college recruitment. In 2019, he was added to the Felician women's soccer staff as a well.
Alpian serves as the director of coaching for Happy Feet of New Jersey, a youth soccer development program focusing on improving children's technical abilities. He was formerly the director of NPSL operations and the director of youth goalkeeping for the Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club. He also served on the NPSL Technical Committee for the 2015 combine. Alpian possesses an Advanced National Diploma and Level II Goalkeeping Diploma from United Soccer Coaches and a 'C' License from U.S. Soccer.
Alpian was a four-year member of the men's soccer team at Division-I Hofstra University. He later played for and worked in the front office of the New York Freedoms of the USL. He earned a BBA in marketing from Hofstra in 1999 and is pursuing an M.S. in sports management from Southern New Hampshire University.
A native of Queens, N.Y., Alpian resides in Nutley with his wife, Anita, and their son, Matteo.
Last updated 8/16/19