Nate Evans, RYSA DOC

Nate is currently serving as Rysa director of coaching and active board member of our club. In the past 6 years, he has coached ages varying from 4-16 and been staff coach  for 2 years running  both boys & girls competitive academy. Nate holds national USSF D license, clinics w/ OYSA & US club soccer, coaching 2nd year for our competitive teams  in OYSA which have placed in top 3 fall  2010 gold division. As a player, selected All State 1992 playing for IMC champions Mtn. View high school later played 2 years as starting  midfielder for Southern Oregon University.     

Contact at: 541-350-7086 or


Ansel Evans, RYSA Staff Coach

Master of Arts in Teaching, B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Coaching

Child Development Specialist, K-5, Group Treatment Specialist

RYSA Head Boys Coach 2 years, RYSA Team Coach 5 years

Select soccer coaching various age groups and both genders, college club team coach 3 years, RHS JV Coach 1 year High School Varsity Assistant Coach 3 seasons.  Voted to the 1st team in IMC 1986 and 1987 and All State Soccer Team 1987.  Currently holds a National D Coaching License. 

Contact At: 541-905-0065 or


Jason Clark, RYSA Staff Coach


Jason Clark was always heavily involved in sports, he enjoyed countless hours with his friends playing every sport he could such as Ice Hockey, Roller Hockey, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Swimming BMX and Motocross racing and Tennis. When he wasn’t at school or work he was on a playing field of some type. Jason has always had a love for sports so it was only fitting he take this passion to the next level.


He began coaching soccer for a few indoor club teams and was a player/coach for two years for a traveling squad. In 2003, he coached a high school boys’ team of 9th and 10th grade boys.  One year of coaching for RYSA boys’ soccer U13 and U14. Jason has a National D License in coaching. 

Contact at: 541-633-3300 or

Jeff Reynolds, U10 Boys Coach "Black Panthers"

Traveling Team - Recreation Cards – spring local / w tournaments in Eugene, Bend and Redmond

Jeff Reynolds has been an avid athlete since a young age, surfing, skiing and snowboarding, playing organized football, baseball, tennis and soccer.   With years of experience working with youth of all ages, Jeff combines a love of sport, passion for coaching and a honest desire to inspire achievement and positive impact in the lives of young people. 

Coaching Experience: U6-U11 Boys 8 yrs

Licenses:   OYSA E

Coaching Philosophy: 

Positive, encouraging, challenging and aimed at the development of the individual player for the combined team impact, I see myself as a   teacher and one who seeks to inspire high levels of achievement on and off the field.  I enjoy developing sportsmanship, team work and a strong confident identity in the players.  I focus on skills that directly impact game play, skills that need improvement as seen in our actual games and fundamentals. 

Sports can provide a very positive experience for kids of all ages.  As a coach I am always keeping that in mind working to bring the particular group of kids to their highest potential.


James Simmons, RYSA U14 Girls Coach 

Select soccer coaching 5 years for RYSA.  Played soccer as a youth and for Redmond High School.  James currently holds his USSF E License. 

To contact me: 541-280-9359 or