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Ryan Black


Ryan grew up in Huntsville, AL where he played youth and high school soccer. He played for the Green Mountain Cougars under Coach Bryan Naughton and at Grissom High School under Coach Mike Latty. Because of the opportunity he had learning the game under Coach Naughton and Coach Latty, he enjoys giving back what was given to him as a young player. He enjoys coaching all ages and at all levels. Ryan wants to share what he has learned from his 2 coaches. These key aspects are honor, knowledge, respect, and the love for the game.

Playing Honors - 9 years

  • Green Mountain Cougars
    • 2 State Championships
    • 1 Southeastern Regionals Semi-finalist
  • Grissom High School
    • 2 State Championships

Coaching Honors - 17 years

  • "D" Coaching License
  • Orange Crush - Huntsville, AL (2 years)
    • 1 State Championship
  • Rocket City Kicks - Huntsville, AL (1 year)
    • 1 State Finalist
  • Tupelo Futbol Club - Tupelo, MS (14 years) 
    • 4 State Championships
    • 1 State Finalist
    • 2 Premier League Championships
  • New Albany High School – New Albany, MS (1 year as Assistant coach)
  • Corinth High School – Corinth, MS (1 year)
    • 1A-3A State Semi-Finalist
  • Itawamba Community College – Fulton, MS (1 year as Assistant coach)