Ryan Youngblood

Ryan Youngblood

Executive Director

Ryan holds his USSF National “A” license, USSF National Youth license, and is a former professional player.

The son of a Coast Guard Quartermaster, Ryan spent most of his youth moving up and down the west coast and living in coastal towns like Astoria, Coos Bay, Valdez and Petaluma.  Ultimately, though, Ryan was born in Bend, Oregon and considers that his home town.  Ryan graduated from the University of Evansville in 2003 after earning the most minutes played for the Purple Aces and completing his Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication.  During his summers with the Aces Ryan played in the USL Premier Development League for the Cocoa Beach Expos in Florida.
From there Ryan signed for the Portland Timbers and went on to score 11 goals in 14 appearances during the 2009 season.  Ryan has been in Portland for 15 years now, making this the longest duration he’s ever lived in one city.  His coaching career includes Beaverton High School 2006-2013, where he took a losing program and made them league champions and state finalists in his third year in charge.  He was the Oregon Coerver Coaching Associate Director for 3 years, and served as an OYSA Coaching Mentor for the USSF Coaching Education Program.  In 2006 Ryan took the Boys Director of Coaching role at Bridlemile Soccer Club.  In 2009 he moved into the Technical Director role where he remained until 2014, at which point he stepped into the Executive Director role.

The Executive Director oversees, manages, and monitors all operations of the club. Working closely with the Technical Director, senior staff, and Board of Directors, the Executive Director is a crucial figure in providing strategic planning, leadership, and establishing long term goals, strategies, plans, and policies for the club.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate, manage, and monitor the workings of all departments within the organization.
  • Oversee short and long term forecasting.
  • Manage financial data/statements and budget development.
  • Monitor implementation of the human resources policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Observe organizational compliance with relevant organizations.
  • Negotiate, develop, and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors.

Licenses:
USSF A License | USSF National Youth License

Coaching Experience:
BSC Oregon Executive Director (2016 – Present)
BSC Oregon Director of Operations (2014 – 2016)
BSC Oregon Technical Director (2009 – 2014)
BSC Oregon Director of Coaching (2006 – 2009)
Beaverton High School Boys Varsity Coach (2006 – 2013)
Coerver Coaching Associate Director (2006 – 2011)

Playing Experience:
Portland Timbers (USL – A League & PDL)
Utah Blitzz (USL – Pro Select League)
Cocoa Beach Expos (USL – PDL)
University of Evansville (Div 1 – Missouri Valley Conference)

Education:
University of Evansville
Bachelor of Arts & Science in Mass Communications