Stephen Glass is a Head Coach for the Atlanta United Academy who joined the club in August 2018 ahead of the 2018/19 Academy season.
Glass, who holds UEFA Pro, UEFA A and UEFA B coaching licenses, joins Atlanta United after a stint with the Carolina Rapids in Cornelius, N.C. With the Rapids, Glass served as a Coaching Director, while also being the head coach of the Rapids Women’s Premier Soccer League program. Prior to his time with the Rapids, Glass was a Coaching Director for Triangle Football Club in Raleigh where he helped place more than 50 players into college.
Prior to coaching, the Scotsman enjoyed an outstanding professional playing career. He played 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 back to Scotland and appearing 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. Glass’ coaching responsibilities at Atlanta United will center around the U-17 squad.