Team Evanston Coaching Staff 2020-2021

Team Evanston has a professionally licensed coaching staff with decades of experience developing players at all levels. All our coaches were former players themselves including some former professional players. Our coaching experience extends from an academy level abroad to the youngest ages in the US. Our coaches have coaching experience on five continents and professional playing experience in the US, Europe, and South America.

Team Evanston's leadership includes Almir Hot (Director U9-U12), and Mauricio Dos Santos (Director, Pre-Travel and U8). Ryan C. French is the Evanston Soccer Association Executive Director (Team Evanston and CFJ North Shore). Rich Hollingsworth is the Club Administrator.

Training & Development
  • Annual Fire Juniors coach training and orientation
  • All coaches are professional certified to coach at the youth levels
  • All coaches follow our technical curriculum guidelines developed by the Chicago Fire Academy
  • All coaches are trained certified by Safe Sport on player misconduct and the CDC for concussion awareness

Ryan C. French

Executive Director

Josha Kruvand

Staff Coach & Club Administrator

Almir Hot

Director, Team Evanston, Camps and Clinics

Mauricio Dos Santos

Director, Pre-Travel & U8
Coaching Staff

Jove Bogdanovski

Goalkeeper Coach

Chris Fera

Staff Coach

Senad Hot

Director, CFJNS U13-U19

Josha Kruvand

Staff Coach & Club Administrator

Kuba Piotrowski

Staff Coach

Dule Radovanovic

Director of Recruiting, CFJNS

Milos Stojiljkovic

Staff Coach

Kristian Hernandez

Jr. Assistant Staff Coach

Alex Berkley

Jr. Assistant Staff Coach

Ryan Berkley

Jr. Assistant Staff Coach