Coaching Staff

Scott HeadshotHead Coach and Technical Director:  Scott Redding

Scott Redding was named the Head Coach of the Georgia Revolution FC in 2020. He played for the Revs since the team’s first NPSL season in 2011.  In 2016 he assumed the additional responsibility of NPSL Player Coach and later Head Coach of the Revs Reserves, the Revs developmental squad that plays in the Atlanta District Amateur Soccer League (ADASL).  Entering the 2017 season, he was promoted to Assistant Coach of the Revolution and remained the Head Coach of the Revs Reserves with a larger role in team and player development.  Under his leadership, the Revs Reserves gained promotion to 1st Division following the 2016-2017 season and won the ADASL 2018-2019 Championship.

Redding played four years for the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Soccer team at Wofford College. During his time at Wofford, he helped the program earn both Southern Conference Regular Season Champions and Southern Conference Tournament Champions titles and was a member of Wofford’s starting eleven for the team’s first ever trip to the NCAA National Tournament.  Following his collegiate career, Scott joined the Georgia Revolution FC where he has aided the team to a Southeast Conference Co-Championship and two trips to the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. He’s been a consistent member of the starting eleven, and was most notably selected as the 2016 Georgia Revolution Player of the Year.

In 2011, Coach Redding began his professional coaching career at Emory Oxford College. As assistant coach for Emory Oxford, he helped the program to four consecutive Regional appearances; five consecutive Team Academic Awards; ten All-Americans; a District Championship; the team’s first perfect regular season (15-0-0); and the program’s highest ever post-season ranking of #2 in the nation, with a final record of 18-1-1 and the title of National Championship Finalist. He was named the 2015 Regional Assistant Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Wofford College, a Masters in Sports Administration from Georgia State University. He holds multiple licenses and diplomas from both the USSF and the NSCAA. He is currently both a Head Coach and Director of Coaching for the Madison Area Youth Soccer Association.

Assistant Coach / GK Coach:  Chris Jackson

Chris has more than 10 years of experience coaching goalkeepers, including at college and semi-professional levels, and has served as assistant coach and then head coach of the Parkland College Women’s Soccer Team (NJCAA DI), coaching the program to its first regional and district titles and first appearance at the national tournament in 2016.

Chris served as the goalkeeper coach for the men’s soccer program at Centre College (NCAA DIII) as well as Parkland College men’s and women’s sides, where he coached two NJCAA All-Americans.  Since moving to Georgia in 2017, he has served as the goalkeeper coach for the Georgia Revolution FC NPSL team.  At the club level, Chris has worked as goalkeeper coach for Bluegrass Soccer Club (Lexington, KY), Central Kentucky Soccer Club (Danville, KY), Illinois FC (Champaign-Urbana, IL), and MOBA Soccer Academy (Peachtree City, GA).  Additionally, Chris has worked as a senior clinician and site director for the Keeper Edge Soccer Program since 2008.  He holds a NSCAA Goalkeeper II certification.

As a player, Chris started more than 40 games for Centre College, where he was an all-conference goalkeeper.  He has also played at the U-23 and amateur levels for 1790 Cincinnati, United Futbol Club, and Georgia Revolution FC, with whom he won the 2018-19 ADASL Championship.

Chris holds a BA from Centre College, a MA from the University of Illinois, and is currently working on his PhD at Georgia State.  He has worked as a college advisor and teacher as well.

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Assistant Coach / Revs U23 and Revs U19 Head Coach:  Alec Morrison

Alec returns for his forth year on the Revs staff.  During the 2017 season he served as a coaching intern.  Entering into the 2017-2018 ADASL season he was promoted to Assistant Coach of the Revs Reserves with the additional duty of Head Coach of the Revs U23s.  During the 2020 NPSL season he will serve as an assistant on the NPSL coaching staff.  Alec is also the Head Coach of the Revs U19 and After School Soccer Program Director for the Southern Crescent Soccer Foundations.

Coach Morrison grew up in an Army family and played for multiple youth clubs around the country including: Thunder Soccer Club, RYSA, Inter Atlanta, and the Baltimore Bays USSDA Program.  In high school he was a four year varsity starting defender, with most of that time spent at Woodland High School in Stockbridge, GA.  He quickly moved into coaching after high school and has coached players ranging in age from 3 to Adults.  He is a student at Georgia State University pursuing a degree in Sports Administration.  He holds a USSF D License.

Revs U21 Head Coach:  Sam Morrison

Sam played for both the Revs NPSL and ADASL teams beginning in 2016.  During this time, he was an assistant coach for the Revs Summer Training program and help start our Youth After School Program.  Entering into the 2019-2020 ADASL season he was promoted to Head Coach of the Revs U21 Team.  Sam is also a Staff Coach for the Southern Crescent Soccer Foundation and Head Coach of the Ola High School Boys JV Team.

He grew up in an Army family along with his brother and played for multiple youth clubs around the country including: Thunder Soccer Club, Inter Atlanta, and Cardiff FC.  In high school he was a four year varsity starter, with most of that time spent at Woodland High School in Stockbridge, GA.  As a senior he Captained his team and was named an All County Player.  After spending a year at Oglethorpe University, he began playing for the Revolution.  He is a student at Georgia State University pursuing a degree in Economics and Non-Profit Leadership.

Revs U23 and U19 Assistant Coach:  Eric Diaz

Coach Diaz has been player for the Georgia Revolution FC since 2017, becoming an Assistant Coach for the GA Revs U19 team during the 2018-2019 season. He has obtained his Grassroots coaching license and is in the process to continue advancing his licencing. Beginning in the 2019-2020 ADASL season, he was selected as the Assistant Coach for the Revs U23 team.

 

Eric grew up in Stockbridge, GA where he played for Thunder Soccer Club. He was a four-year varsity starter at Stockbridge High School, serving as his team captain the last two years. He was selected for the Henry County All-Star team his Junior and Senior year, and a nominee for County Soccer Player of the Year his senior season. Eric has been a player for both GA Revs U23 and Reserves team since 2017.

Revs U21 Assistant Coach:  Justin Murphy