Stephen Glass was promoted from Atlanta United’s Academy to head coach of ATL UTD 2 Jan 30, 2019.
Glass joined the club in August 2018 as a head coach for the Academy’s U-17 team, which he led to a 6-2-4 record and is currently 4th in the Southeast Division.
He holds UEFA Pro, UEFA A and UEFA B coaching licenses and came to Atlanta after serving as Coaching Director of the Carolina Rapids, a youth club affiliated with MLS’s Colorado Rapids.
Prior to his time with the Rapids, Glass was also the Coaching Director for Triangle Football Club in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Prior to coaching, Glass enjoyed an outstanding professional playing career in the English Premier League with Newcastle United (1998-2001), scoring seven times in 42 appearances. He spent two seasons in the English Championship with Watford before moving to his native Scotland and appeared in 86 matches for Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League.
He concluded his playing career with a stint in NASL as a member of the Carolina Railhawks in 2011. Overall, Glass made 380 professional league appearances, while also representing Scotland internationally.