Website Manager

Ryan Hernandez


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Ryan Hernandez currently serves as the Director of Impact Boys. He has an extensive resume working with clubs throughout Southern California and brings a wealth of experience as he directs our boys’ soccer program.

Ryan is in his 12th season as a member of the University of California San Diego men's soccer coaching staff, and sixth season as the Associate Head Coach. He is actively involved in all facets of the program, including on-field coaching, recruiting, fund-raising, team travel, off-season training regimens and summer camps. 

In addition to his duties at UC San Diego, Hernandez was the boys’ varsity head coach at San Diego Jewish Academy (SDJA) for several years, leading the Lions to six CIF San Diego Section playoff appearances and two Pacific League titles.

Hernandez began his coaching career at Newport Harbor High School. Hernandez led NHHS to a Sunset League title and a deep run in the CIF Southern Section playoffs. Hernandez was also an assistant coach at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa. He also coached the inaugural US developmental academy teams at the Pateadores Soccer Club in Costa Mesa.

Ryan competed all four years and was a three-year varsity starter for Newport Harbor, captaining the Sailors as a senior. His playing career at Orange Coast Collgege was cut short following one season as a sophomore due to a recurring back injury. With the Irvine Strikers and Pateadores club programs, his teams made three National Cup finals.

After attaining his associate degree from Orange Coast College in 2004, Hernandez earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Cal State Fullerton in 2007.