Evan Sutherland - Director of Coaching Bio

Hometown: Nicholasville, KY

Coaching Experience:

  • JYSA 2005-2008: Earned Coach of Year honors in 2007
  • Georgetown College (Georgetown, KY) 2005-2008: Assistant Head Men’s & Women’s Coach
  • ODP Coach for Ohio South (2010) & KY (2007-2011)
  • Bluegrass Soccer Club (Versailles, KY) 2008-2012: Director of Coaching
    • 2x State Championships (both in 2012), 1x State Finalist (96’ Boys 2010)
  • Lexington Futbol Club (Lexington, KY) 2012-2015: Head Coach
    • 1x MRL Premier Champions (U18 Boys 2015), 1x MRL Premier 2 Champions (00’ Boys 2014), 2x State Championships (00’ Boys 2014, U18 Boys 2015), 1x State Finalist (02’ Girls 2015
  • Madison Central High School (Richmond, KY) 2012-2015: Varsity Head Coach
    • 2x District Championship (2014, 2015) 
  • Southern Kentucky Soccer Club (Bowling Green, KY) 2016-2019: Director of Coaching
  • Bowling Green Elite FC (Bowling Green, KY) 2019-Present: Director of Coaching

​​​​​​Playing Experience:

  • University of Cumberlands (1999-2000)
  • Alderson-Broadus College (2001-2002)
    • Coach Sutherland played as a center back throughout his collegiate career. Evan earned 4x conference player of the week during his time at Alderson-Broadus, finishing his impressive junior year campaign with 10 goals and 6 assists. He also earned honors as an all-conference player 2x. After his collegiate career Evan was invited as a trialist for West Virginia Chaos in the PDL, earning a spot on the team before injuries forced him to step away.

​​​​​​Licenses / Certifications / Degrees:

  • USSF National A-Youth License (2018)
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma (2011)
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Management (Ashbury College)

Favorite Teams / Hobbies outside soccer:
Juventus, Italy National Team, USMNT. Horse riding and vacationing!