Jason Batty

Jason Batty ( born March 23, 1971 in Auckland ) is a former New Zealand football goalkeeper and current goalkeeping coach of the U.S. professional clubs San Jose Earthquakes. He was also active for the New Zealand national football team.


As a youth player Batty belonged until 1989 to the team of Norwich City from England. In 1997 he played in the American professional league in the Albuquerque Geckos, In 1998 he moved to Ireland Bohemians Dublin, where he ran aground until the end of 1998 four times. In January 1999, he moved to Singapore at Geylang United, for whom he played until the end. Then signed a contract with Batty Auckland Football Kingz in his home country. In 2000 he returned to England and played at Grimsby Town for four months, in February 2001 he went to Scunthorpe United, in July of the same year, eventually followed with Stalybridge Celtic 's last stop in England. From 2002 to 2005, he was still standing between the posts of the New Zealand clubs Caversham AFC, before he ended his career.

For the national team of New Zealand Batty completed 44 games. 1998 and 2002 he won the OFC Nations Cup, in 2000 he was also in the finals of the competition. He also took part in the Confederations Cup competitions in 1999 and 2003.

After his career end Batty began his coaching career as a goalkeeper coach at Dartmouth College in the U.S. and in Texas Premier SC. He is currently the goalkeeping coach with the San Jose Earthquakes in the U.S. first division.


  • OFC Nations Cup winner in 1998, 2002