Paul Ritchie joined the University of Saint Katherine women’s soccer staff as an assistant coach for his first season during the 2019-20 academic year.
Following a 17-year playing career, Ritchie became a UEFA Pro licensed soccer coach, possessing
experience at both elite first team and youth team levels having worked in Major League Soccer, the Scottish Premiership and for Manchester United Soccer Schools, focusing on complete tactical, technical
and physical progression to build successful teams and players capable of performing at the
Since January of 2016, Ritchie has served as Head of Academy at LA Galaxy San Diego, where he is responsible for the academy’s overall administration, short and long term planning, and the development of age appropriate
soccer programs in collaboration with members, the Board of Directors and the Executive Board.
Ritchie has also served as the Technical Director at FC Sol as well as an assistant head coach with both Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Carolina RailHawks FC. He was also a coach with Manchester Unites Soccer Schools and Dundee FC.
He received his UEFA Pro License in 2013.