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