Bailey joined Rudy Meredith's staff in 2013. He has spent the last two years as an assistant coach for the Yale men and will now be assisting both programs, serving as the goalkeeping coach for the women.
Bailey has coached five All-Ivy selections during his time with the men.
He came to Yale after spending two years at Valparaiso. The Crusaders posted a 19-15-4 overall record during his tenure, the best two-season mark in program history. He tutored 2009 Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year Ryan Schwarz. In addition, he served as head reserve team coach leading them to a 20-4-3 record over two seasons.
Bailey also has experience coaching ODP and US Development
Academy teams, while also serving as a staff member at elite high
school recruiting camps throughout the country. In addition, he
serves as the head coach of the Connecticut Beachside Soccer
Club Under-15 Boys team.
Bailey was a four-year letterwinner at Illinois College, where he served as team captain for three seasons. He earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and rhetorical science as well as a bachelor’s degree in management and organizational leadership (sport) in 2008. He then completed his master’s degree in sports administration from Valparaiso in 2010.