Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland are delighted to announce that, effective immediately, Jordan Cyrus will become the academy director at Liverpool FCIA Maryland's Central location.
He will be tasked with working with Director of Player Development, Jamie Darvill, and Director of Coach Education, Alan Lydiate, to ensure our players at the central location are maximizing their potential through elite implementation of our development methodology, as well as guiding our coaches with educational support. Jordan's new role will see him working with every team during the season through observing practices, running practices and watching the players in games and tournaments. This increased interaction with each team will allow him to recognize players who are excelling and areas for improvement so we can continue to position our players and teams to be successful.
"I've worked alongside Jordan for many years and I know first hand what he is capable of bringing to this role, and ultimately, the positive impact it will have on our players at our Central location. His experiences as a collegiate player, professional player and collegiate coach combined with his understanding of 'The Liverpool Way' and our development model puts our players in great hands." - Jamie Darvill, Director of Player Development
"I am very grateful to be given this opportunity. I am looking forward to working with all the players and coaches of the club. This club has a bright future, and my goal is to help build on the success the club has seen in its first few years." - Jordan Cyrus, Central Maryland Academy Director
Jordan brings a wealth of experience as a player as a former collegiate and professional player. As a graduate of the University of Maryland, he made it to the kind of levels our players are aspiring to reach. Furthermore, he has worked as an assistant with his alma mater at the very top level of collegiate soccer.