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Academy & Select Coaching Staff
Morgan Pye
Morgan Pye comes to RYSA after a four year playing career at Georgia College and State University. After growing up in Columbus, GA and playing with Columbus Red Star, Morgan enjoyed a prep career at Calvary Christian School and Columbus High School. Morgan is the all time leader in appearances at GCSU, and graduated in the Spring of 2010 with a degree in Physical Education/Health.
 
 
Dusty Fouser
Dusty played club soccer at RYSA, as well as, Stone Mountain, GFC and AFC Lightning. He went on to play at the University of West Florida, where he as a part of the 2006 National Final Four runs. He was also an intrical part of an 18 straight win streak and a #3 Final National Ranking. Dusty went on to play PDL for Panama City in 2008. Dusty holds a USSF National "D" License. 
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Chad Suddeth
Chad played goalkeeper for legendary coach Tim Rice at Forest Park High School. He went on to play at Clayton State College and then transferred to the University of Georgia where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Education. He is a former high school athletic director and has coached high school soccer, football, baseball, and cross country. He holds a USSF ’D’ coaching license and currently serves as head coach of the girls soccer program at Heritage High School, where he has guided the Lady Patriots to 5 consecutive state playoff appearances, including a run to the state quarter-finals in 2012. He is a 5-time Area Coach of the Year. In 2011, he served on the coaching staff for the Georgia High School All-Star team. Chad joined the RYSA coaching staff in 2011. 


Keion Yearwood
Keion has played on the national youth teams from Trinidad and Tobago. He was a three year starter at the College of Charleston from 2002-05, where he was the team Captain and garnered All-South Region team honors his senior year. Keion has been a part of the RYSA staff coach since the fall of 2008, working primarily with the U9/10 Boys. Keion has captured tournament championships at the Peachtree Classic, Concorde and Atlanta Fire, GSA Invitational, and GISA Jekyll Island tournaments.


Hailab Habtom
Hailab played club soccer both amateur and professional in Stockholm Sweden for Vasalund IF (youth), Djurgarden IF, Sollentuna United and Georgia Revolution. Hailab earned a Bachelor degree in psychology from Clayton State University. He transferred from Tyler Junior College, TX  where he was selected both All-Peach Belt Conference and All-Southeast Region 2006 & 2007. Hailab led the team in scoring with 10 goals and 11 assists for 31 points - led the Peach Belt in assists and ranked 10th in the nation in assists. Hailab began coaching in Sweden with "Bromma Pojkarna" U11 - U13. Hailab is also an assistant coach at Clayton State University and holds a swedish D license.



Michelle Bird
Michelle started her career at RYSA from 94-99, she has played for various clubs throughout Georgia, - AFC, GSA and Tophat. As a youth, she competed in some of the most competitive women tournaments, helping earn her team a 3rd place finish at the US national tournament. She enjoyed many years as a GA ODP and Super Y team player both on the state and regional levels. She was offered a D1 scholarship to Samford University. Michelle was just named RYSA’s Coach of the Year.


Colin Wilson
Colin played club at RYSA, as well as Lightning and Silverbacks. He played all four years at Chamblee High School, and left his school as #6 in the State. Plagued with injures, he missed out on his college career. Colin has done various camps and clinics in Georgia. He is also a member of GSOA. Colin holds a USSF National C Coaching License.


Champ Young 
Champ Young is currently in his first year as the head boys coach for Eastside High School. As a player he grew up playing at RYSA and then made the jump to Gordon College where he was selected for the All-region team. After Gordon, he then enrolled at Div. II North Georgia College where he captained the Saints in his final year. Once playing career was done, Young began coaching many local clubs in Dahlonega and Gainesville as he served the NGCSU team as an assistant coach for two years. Young currently holds a National "C" license.


 Harry Kustick

Harry Kustick has played and coached soccer for over 43 years.  Though born in Savannah, Georgia he has lived in the Atlanta area for 47 years.  He was fortunate enough to grow up with, and be influenced by the Fathers of Soccer in Atlanta in the early 1970’S including George Gardoki, Walter Gray, Peter Monteith and Angus McApline.  Kustick played soccer at perennial high school power Briarcliff, state champions in 1972, and college soccer at Georgia State University.  He also played for many years in the first and second division of the A.D.A.S.L. 
Kustick has coached at a variety of levels. He successfully coached both boys and girls programs at the high school level where he amassed 206 wins. He was named G.A.C.A. State Coach of the Year in 1997, twice named G.A.C.A. Region Coach of the Year, twice named a Journal Constitution Area Coach of the Year and a State Senior All-Star team coach 3 times.  Kustick guided his teams to 7 region championships, 4 region runner-up finishes, 10 top 10 rankings in the State of Georgia, as well as numerous state playoff matches and a finals appearance. His Rockdale County High School team was twice recognized by the NSCAA for Academic Excellence.
Harry’s RYSA Revolution girls select sides have earned promotion 4 of the last 5 years. He was named the RYSA Coach of the Year in 2012.  His teams have collected 3 Atlanta Cup Championships, 2 Nike Cup Championships, a USSSA Southeast Regional Championship and an Athens United Finale Championship in that time.  His current U15 Lady Revs were a collective 20-3-1 during the fall 2012 season in league and tournament play and will be traveling to England in February to train at the Wolverhampton Academy. 
Kustick has led woman’s club programs at Georgia State University and Georgia Tech as well as the Georgia Revs in the WPSL. Harry, along with an excellent coaching staff, took the Georgia Revolution to the Southeast Conference Championship match in their inaugural season. 
Kustick holds both USSF and NSCAA licenses including an Advanced National License from the NSCAA.
Harry has been an educator for over 28 years. He is currently the Director of the Ninth Grade Academy serving over 560 students at Luella High School in Locust Grove, Georgia. He holds a Specialist degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in Leadership and Supervision, a Masters in Education from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia State University.  Harry has been married to the lovely and very supportive former Miss Ronda Bowe for 23 years.  They are blessed to have two wonderful children, Sarah Rosemary who is a senior preparing to graduate from Presbyterian College where she played soccer and Gabriel who is currently attending the Honors Program at Georgia College and State University as a freshman.  

 

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