/ Ricardo Montoya
Director of Youth Development
Ricardo serves as youth development director. He has worked in the past with Soccer in the Streets, and several youth clubs in Atlanta for the past 15 years. Montoya’s coaching expertise helped El Salvador’s senior national team at Uncaf’s tournament and qualified for the 2017 Gold Cup tournament in the United States. During the tournament El Salvador advanced to the quarterfinals. January –August 2017.
From January 2011 to December 2015 Montoya was Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves Head Coach, scout and assistant coach for the first team. In 2009 he was the Head Coach for Atlanta FC and helped them qualify for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, this was the first semi-pro team in Georgia soccer history to qualify for the tournament since the professional era.
Montoya is originally from Alajuela, Costa Rica; he holds the USSF A National license and played professionally in his country from 1993 to 1998.