| Fordham University|
| (1968-09-09) September 9, 1968 (age 47)|
The Bronx, New York, United States
United States men's national under-17 soccer team
LIU Post, Fordham University
Jim Rooney (born September 9, 1968) is an American former professional soccer player who played as both a midfielder and a striker. He is currently an assistant coach for the United States men's national under-17 soccer team.
Jim Rooney (soccer) Wikipedia
Jim Rooney was born in The Bronx, New York City.
Rooney played college soccer at Fordham University and C.W. Post. At C.W. Post, he played with the Pioneers. He set their record of most goals in a single season: 21. This record still stands today.
Rooney began his professional career in 1994 with the Long Island Rough Riders. he later played in Major League Soccer for the MetroStars, the Miami Fusion and the New England Revolution, making a total of 116 appearances. Rooney then returned to the Long Island Rough Riders in June 2004.
Rooney was hired as assistant coach for Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League on February 4, 2011. In February 2012, it was announced that Rooney would be joining the staff of Richie Williams and the United States men's national under-17 soccer team.