High School Coaches

Elijah Ridley

Head Coach Elijah Ridley

Elijah played soccer with Trevecca Nazarene University for three years and in 2016 was invited to the US Soccer Paralympic National Team camp in Tampa, Florida.  He was JV Coach for Middle TN FIRE Soccer coach in 2018, and is excited to return again this Spring. 


In high school, Elijah played for Coach Mike Burgoyne at Franklin High School in Franklin, TN, where the high school team won back-to-back state championships.  During his junior season Franklin went undefeated while winning the TSSAA State Championship. Elijah also played club soccer for Tennessee Soccer Club.

Desmond ​Armstrong - Technical Training Advisor