Brad Green was appointed Assistant Director of Athletics for Facilities in March of 2019 by Athletic Director Daniel Stange. In addition, Green continues to serve as the Firebirds’ head men’s soccer coach entering his second season with the program in 2019.
Green brings with him a wealth of experience including a coaching and management background.
He will take over facilities management for five of the 14 USK sponsored sports.
"Brad will bring the professionalism and ingenuity that we need as we attempt to transition into a higher division competitively,” Stange said. “We are excited to add him to the leadership team and look forward to seeing what the future holds for him at USK.”
Green was hired in 2018 as the Director of Men’s and Women’s Soccer, but former professional standout Katie Ritchie has commenced recruiting as she has taken over the women's soccer program.
With over 13 years of coaching experience, Green has proven to be a successful educator for youth soccer coaches and volunteers, a trendsetter in skill development and youth leadership as well as possessing strong ingenuity in organization and execution at the youth soccer level.
Originally from London, Green has been a fixture in San Diego-area youth soccer for over 12 years, most recently spending the 2017-18 season as the junior academy director as well as head coach for San Diego Surf Club – the oldest soccer club in San Diego. The Surf is a member of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy and the Elite Clubs National League. Surf Soccer Club has produced 10 national championships, 33 regional champions, over 68 state champions, hundreds of college scholarship athletes, over 20 National Team players and multiple Major League Soccer players.
Green spent the previous four years (2012-16) serving in several capacities, including director of recreation, head of player development and head coach for LA Galaxy San Diego - the largest soccer club in Northern San Diego County and the exclusive San Diego County affiliate of the LA Galaxy.
Green also served as the head girls’ varsity coach at Carlsbad High School (2014-15), and was the assistant director of coaching for Carlsbad Wave FC (2010-12). In addition, Green served as regional director for Challenger Teamwear (2009-12) and was head coach, program director and trainer at Challenger Sports from 2006-09.
His coaching career began as head coach of Ombersley Colts Football Club in 2005 in Worcestershire England.
Green has developed commercial training programs for individuals and teams at various physical and ability levels and created specific and successfully produced soccer programs ranging from recreational to elite level.
Green’s soccer education includes National Soccer Coaches Association of America Advanced National Diploma, United States Soccer Federation National License and USSF D License.
He received his degree from the University of Worcester in sports studies with a minor in media and cultural studies.
Favorite Bible Verse
Hebrews 12:11-12 English Standard Version (ESV)
11 For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
12 Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees,