Troy Lesesne named head coach for 2023
May 8, 2023 (Official Press Release)

Troy Lesesne has been named Head Coach through the end of the 2023 MLS season.

Lesesne, a West Columbia, South Carolina native, previously served as Head Coach and Technical Director of the United Soccer League Championship club New Mexico United before joining RBNY in 2022.

"Troy is an impressive, knowledgeable coach, who has worked incredibly well with our players for the last year and half," Schneider said. "We are fortunate to have him lead our team forward."

Lesesne was New Mexico's first head coach and technical director when the club entered the USL in 2018 and during Lesesne's three-year stint with New Mexico they made two playoff appearances, and he was named 2020 USL Co-Coach of the Year.

Lesesne spent one season with the Charleston Battery as an assistant coach and worked closely with Vancouver Whitecaps FC, as Charleston and the Whitecaps had a partnership agreement.

Before coaching at the professional ranks, Lesesne spent nine years as an assistant coach for the College of Charleston, where he helped guide the program to a 82-76-14 mark as well as a Southern Conference regular season title and a second round NCAA Tournament appearance in 2010. Lesesne holds his USSF A Coaching License and a NSCAA Premier Diploma.

Goalkeepers coach Jyri Nieminen remains on the coaching staff.

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