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Matt Ruchti

What team/teams do your currently coach?

-07B Red Timbers North FC

What coaching licenses do you have? What is your coaching experience?

USSF C and USSF National Youth. Coaching since 2002. Lake City HS Girls Coach (02-present) Timbers-Thorns North FC (Formerly Sting Soccer Club-2002-present) Current Director of Competition for TTNFC

What experience do you have as a player?

Grew up playing in Southern Idaho (Pocatello) for PVSC United. Idaho ODP.

What is your most memorable soccer experience as a coach?

-I genuinely enjoy watching our older players give back. Any time I have an opportunity to Co-Coach our youngest aged players with our Seniors..creates a moment that neither will forget. 

What is your favorite team(s)/player(s)?

Manchester United. Classics: Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt

Who is your mentor/hero and why?

Bill Eisenwinter for giving me my first club job. Our current staff at TTNFC.

What is your favorite quote?

-Laugh and the world laughs with you..and don’t let one mistake turn into two..


Tell us a random fun fact about you.

-I love to binge read topics regarding American Foreign Policy. I also have a killer pump fake that I only use during 3v3 basketball.



IYSA Coach of the Month Archives

May 2019 Matt Ruchti
April 2019 Derek Wimpee
April 2018 JR Wind
March 2018 Ashley Rider
February 2018 Nick Funkhouser

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Carlos Elizondo 

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