Kansas City Current Appoints Lloyd Yaxley as Goalkeeper Coach Kansas City Current

Kansas City Current Appoints Lloyd Yaxley as Goalkeeper Coach

KANSAS CITY (Jan. 7, 2022) — The Kansas City Current appointed Lloyd Yaxley as the team’s goalkeeper coach heading into the 2022 season. Yaxley is a ten-year NWSL veteran with a reputation of developing top-level players into world-class goalkeepers.

Lloyd comes to the Current after spending the last five years with the Orlando Pride, where he helped develop U.S. Women’s National Team goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris into the NWSL’s All-Time Saves leader. Yaxley also served as the Director of Goalkeeping for the Orlando City Youth Soccer program, developing programs for the club’s goalkeepers and aiding with college recruitment. He holds a USSF B License, as well as NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping and NSCAA Advanced Regional Diplomas.

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“I am very excited to be joining the Current,” said Yaxley. “The ‘player-first’ philosophy that this club lives by creates the perfect environment for players to prosper and grow. The vision that ownership has for this club, on the field and off, is something I really want to be a part of. I am confident we will see Kansas City leading the way for years to come.”

Yaxley was the Washington Spirit’s goalkeeper coach from 2013-2015, working with Canadian Bronze and Gold-Medal winning goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé. Prior to that, he served as a goalkeeper coach for the U.S. Women’s National Team at the U17, U18, U23 and Senior levels. 

Born in Essex, England, Yaxley came to the United States in 2013 and served as the Director of Goalkeeping and then Senior Director of Coaching for Prince William Soccer Inc. in Virginia.

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