Glass was promoted to Atlanta United interim head coach on July 27, 2020.
His staff will be comprised of Rob Valentino (assistant), Liam Curran (goalkeeping coach) and Jack Kimber (fitness coach), as well as Henry Apaloo (interim assistant) who has also been promoted from ATL UTD 2.
Following a distinguished professional playing career,Glass joined Atlanta United in August 2018 as a coach for the Atlanta United Academy focusing on the U-17 squad. He was promoted to head coach of the club’s USL Championship affiliate ATL UTD 2 on January 30, 2019.
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.
A Scotland native, Glassbegan his playing career at Aberdeen FC where he made more than 110 appearances and scored eightgoals during five seasons. He moved to the English Premier League with Newcastle United from 1998-2001 and scored seven times in 42 appearances. He then spent two seasons in the English Championship with Watford before moving back to Scotland and appearing in 86 matches for Hibernian. He concluded his playing career with a stint in NASL as a member of the Carolina RailHawks in 2011. Overall, Glassmade 380 professional league appearances, while also representing Scotland internationally.