Ryan McConnell

B2004 Orange, Head Coach

ryan.mcconnell@dusc.net


 

Birthplace

Dumfries, Scotland 

Education

BA Degree Sports Management 

Coaching credentials

Scottish FA’s “Coaching in the Game” and Goalkeeper Licenses

Coaching history

Eight years coaching club soccer in Atlanta, GA with Cobb FC/ Southern Soccer Academy and United Futbol Academy. In that time, my teams won two league titles, three promotions and five tournaments. My teams also competed at GA State Cup.

Coaching philosophy

I’m passionate about developing strong technical players and giving my players a solid understanding of the game. I’m also very passionate about teaching life lessons that help my players excel off the field. 

Non-soccer passion/hobby

I love to read and play guitar. 

Favorite club

Glasgow Rangers Football Club 

Favorite books

Winston Churchill’s autobiographies and Khaled Hosseini’s Kite Runner. 

Favorite movie

Snatch by Guy Ritchie

Favorite songs

Van Morrison’s  Astral Weeks and Bruce Springsteen’s The Rising