Radojica Ristic, Director of Coaching - West Program

Posted on October 02, 2018 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is very excited to announce that Radojica Ristic has been promoted into the role of Director of Coaching - West and will oversee the operations for all thirty two (32) teams in that area of the club (Youth Academy & Competitive). Coach Ristic has worked for the club since 2015 in the following areas - Recreational, Competitive, Boys Development Academy Staff Coach and Director of Coaching - Youth Boys.  

Professional Playing Biography:

2000/2009 - Former professional player in Serbia and Hungary (215 games / 9 years)

Professional Coaching Biography (US / Foreign):

USSF 'B' & UEFA 'A' Coaching License
2018 - Director of Coaching - West
2018 - US Development Academy Staff
2017 - Director of Coaching Pre-Academy - Youth Boys
2016 – Director of Coaching - Youth Boys 
2015 – Professional Staff Competitive Coach 
2015 - King Amachree Soccer Academy – Cotonou, Republic of Benin, Head of Academy / Head Coach of Professional Team
2015 - FC Spartak Subotica - Serbian Pro Superleague, Head coach of U17 Academy Team
2014 - FC Spartak Subotica - Serbian Pro Superleague, Head coach of U18 Academy Team
2014 - Regional Scout for Youth Soccer Players with FA Serbia

“I’m very excited to start my new role within the Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club as the Director of Coaching for the West Program.  It's a huge opportunity to work in one of the most progressive areas of Houston for youth soccer.  I look forward to working with all the youth players and families and continuing to build the program in the Fulshear and Katy communities.”  Coach Radojica Ristic, Director of Coaching - West.

Coach Ristic will replace Ryan Sandford who has resigned due to personal reasons.  We wish Ryan and his family all the best in his future endeavors.  

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Ryan Sandford Director of Coaching - West

Posted on May 11, 2018 BY Simon Boddison

Dash Training August 2017-1

The club is very excited to announce that Ryan Sandford will be the new Director of Coaching - West.  He will have oversight for all soccer programming within the Katy / Fulshear area heading into the 2018-19 season.  

Ryan Sandford Bio:

  • Bachelor of Sport & Science - Waikato Institute of Technology, New Zealand
  • Former Houston Dash Women's Professional GK Coach (NWSL) 2017-18
  • United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma / GK Diploma
  • 'B' License - AFC (Asian Football Confederation) & New Zealand Football / OFC (Oceania Football Confederation)
  • Former Bangladesh Football Federation GK Coach 2016-17
  • New Zealand Football Diploma Coach Education / Instructor 

Dash Training September 2017-1

BFF U16 Girls Training

"I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to lead the West Houston program and deliver the highest quality of player development for the club. Our first year has been extremely successful and with the exponential growth in population, the club will look to expand the program for 2018-19.  I look forward to leading an enthusiastic group of coaches, players and families to further develop the soccer programming within the local community."  Ryan Sandford, Director of Coaching - West.



Contact Ryan Sandford at for further information on the west program.  

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