Joshua Osit
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: NJIT
Graduating Year: 2009
Experience: 1 Year
Joshua Osit joined the Columbia coaching staff in the summer of 2014. Ossit arrive to Mornigside Heights following two years at Rutgers, highlighted by is work with goalkeepers.

In addition to helping in all phases of the Scarlet Knights program, Osit was in charge of training goalkeepers, updating and organizing the recruiting tool ARMS and promoting summer camps.

Before his run at Rutgers, Osit was on the sidelines at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. At UMBC, Osit enhanced the goalkeeper’s knowledge of defensive tactics by running training sessions to prepare team for matches. He also recruited goalkeepers and other prospects for the 2012 and 2013 recruiting classes. In addition, he obtained scouting reports on opponents and updated Scoutware and FrontRush.

Osit also coached two teams at PDA, the #1 ranked club in the country for the past 3 years, and works very closely with the club’s goalkeepers and ECNL teams.

A 2009 graduate from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Osit started his playing career at UMBC before transferring and staring for the Highlanders.

Osit owns a NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma, as well as a USSF “E” License.