MYSA Executive Director
Jeff Schoonover joined MYSA in March 2018. He is originally from Wisconsin where he grew up playing youth soccer. Jeff graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a degree in Sports Management. Prior to joining MYSA, Jeff worked at Louisiana Soccer Association in Baton Rouge for four years where he operated their State League and their State Tournaments. He also previously interned in the Operations Departments of the Houston Dynamo and with the National Women’s Soccer League in Chicago. Jeff lives in Butte and is enjoying the beauty of Montana.
Originally from Hanau, Germany (20 miles from Frankfurt Main), Katja graduated as a business woman in wholesale and foreign trade from District 1 of the City of Hanau. Katja Lives in Bozeman with her husband and 2 kids (ages 19 & 15), where she was the registrar for Belgrade Rage and Blitzz FC.
Director of Coaching
RIC JOINED MYSA IN 1999. PRIOR TO THAT HE CO-OWNED THE SOCCER SHOP IN BOZEMAN AND COACHED FOR THE LOCAL CLUB. RIC STARTED PLAYING AND COACHING IN THE BAY AREA UNTIL MOVING TO MONTANA IN 1994.
RIC HAS A USSF NATIONAL A LICENSE ALONG WITH A NATIONAL YOUTH LICENSE. HE IS A MEMBER OF THE USYSA NATIONAL STAFF.
WHEN RIC ISN'T ON THE PITCH COACHING HE CAN BE FOUND FLY FISHING OR MAKING BAMBOO FLY RODS. RIC HAS TWO CHILDREN AND LIVES IN BOZEMAN WITH HIS WIFE MARTA.
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