Paul Rogers is the Goalkeeper Coach for the Houston Dynamo and has been a Kwik Goal Ambassador since 2015. Before joining the Dynamo in 2015, he served as the U.S. Women’s National Team goalkeeper coach since 2009. The Brighton, England native joined the U.S. Women’s national team as goalkeeper coach in March 2009 and helped lead the U.S. to a gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games and a second-place finish at the 2010 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Rogers served as goalkeeper coach for the Canada Women’s National Team in 2008, helping them to a runner-up finish in CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying and the team’s first appearance in the Olympics, where they reached the quarterfinals. Rogers worked on the professional level as an assistant and goalkeeper coach with St. Louis Athletica of Women’s Professional Soccer in 2009 and 2010, and collegiately with Florida State University, the University of Louisville, and Tulane University prior to that.
Since 2006, Rogers has been U.S. Soccer Coaching Education Course Instructor, teaching the goalkeeping license and the goalkeeping section of the USSF A, B, and C licenses. He holds a USSF A License, UEFA B License, UEFA B Goalkeeper License and NSCAA Goalkeeper License, as well as a bachelor’s degree in sport administration from Indianapolis University.
As a player, Rogers had spells with several professional and semi-professional clubs in England, including time as a youth player with Queens Park Rangers, Plymouth Argyle and Brighton and as a senior player with Brighton & Hove Albion.