Ryan C. French

Executive Director

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY: Saint Charles, IL

COACHING QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Premier Diploma - United Soccer Coaches
  • Director of Coaching Diploma - NSCAA
  • Advanced National (Distinguished Pass) - NSCAA
  • Manager’s License - Haitian FA
  • National Youth License - US Youth Soccer
  • Futsal Level 1 Diploma - United Soccer Coaches
  • League Managers School of Football Management L1
  • Youth Football Periodization L2 - World Football Academy
  • IHSA Coaching Certification - American Sports Education
    Program (ASEP)

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Director of Operations - Chicago Fire Juniors West
  • 1st Assistant Coach - Chicago Red Stars Reserves
  • Head of Programme/ Head Coach - Right to Dream Academy Kumasi Soccer School
    (Ghana)
  • Academy Coach - Arsenal Soccer Schools (Oman)
  • Academy Coach - ESG Academy (formerly Mercedes-Benz Academy – Oman)
  • Academy Coach - ADISO Academy (Oman)
  • Assistant Director of Coaching/ Director of Youth Development - Chicago Fire Juniors
  • Staff Coach - Naperville Lightning SC

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • Muscat Storm FC (Oman)
  • Roulado de Source Matelas FC (Haiti)
  • Rouen Business School / NEOMA (France)
  • Pepperdine University Men’s Club Team
  • Naperville Strikers SC
  • North Central College
  • U19/23 Chicago Fire Juniors

EDUCATION:

  • International MBA - Pepperdine University
  • Masters of Science in International Project Development - Rouen Business School
  • B.A. in International Business and Economics - North Central College
  • PRINCE2 Foundations Certificate

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