Hampton Roads: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News
Ryan is excited to use his experience and passion for soccer to impact and develop the young players of Hampton Roads. With the assistance of the proven Mighty Kicks Programs and Curriculum, Ryan and his coaching staff will help your children develop physically, mentally and socially through the game of soccer.
Ryan had a very successful career as a player growing up in Boxborough, Massachusetts. Ryan played High School soccer for Acton-Boxborough Regional High School and accumulated many awards, including the schools all-time leading goal scorer, league MVP and All New England honors. Ryan also played club soccer for Bandits FC and the Greater Boston Bolts. Following High School, Ryan was a standout player at Old Dominion University for four seasons and played in the NCAA Division one national tournament twice, captaining his team his senior year. Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a Masters degree in physical education.
Following his playing career, Ryan turned to coaching and has been a successful youth and college coach since 2004. On the youth side, Ryan was a technical director for the Athletic Club of Norfolk and the Director of a youth program called Player Development System in Norfolk. He also has coached many different age groups in the club and ODP settings. On the college front, Ryan was an assistant coach at Old Dominion University for eight years and has been the Head Coach at Florida Southern College for four years. Ryan has coached numerous All Conference, All Region, All American and Academic All American players. Ryan has also helped his players develop through college and into the professional ranks of the MLS, USL, NASL and overseas. Ryan also holds a US Soccer National “A” License.
Ryan’s wife, Lizzy Sniegoski was also a standout soccer player at Old Dominion University. Ryan and Lizzy have two children, Lucas (born in 2014) and Lilly (born in 2016). This soccer family is looking to share their knowledge and love of the game to the Hampton Roads area. Soccer has given them a life full of great memories and they hope to share their lessons and passion with the next generation of young players.
Hampton Roads, VA