Rob Jackman joined the WNY Flash Academy in 2018. In addition to his coaching duties, Jackman currently serves as the club’s Girls Director of Coaching.

A native of Depew, N.Y., Jackman has been instrumental in the growth and continued success of the WNY Flash Academy’s girls program.

Prior to joining the WNY Flash Academy, Jackman spent four seasons as an assistant coach with the Niagara University Women’s Soccer program, helping to guide the Purple Eagles to a combined 30 victories and three MAAC Conference Tournament appearances. Jackman also spent four seasons as an assistant coach with both the men’s and women’s soccer programs at Daemen College, aiding the school’s transition from NAIA to NCAA Division II.

At the club level, he spent eight years coaching with the New York State West Olympic Development Program (2009-17) and 12 years coaching with the Empire United Soccer Academy (2006-18).

In addition to holding a USSF National “A” License and a USSF National “Y” License, Jackman has a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from SUNY Buffalo State College.

Jackman and his wife, Cristina, currently reside in Elma, N.Y. with their two children.