Ryan McDonald is a goal-scoring, point-grabbing center back who brings experience and leadership to Villa’s backline this summer in the PLA. Furthermore, he will serve as player-coach this year, assisting Villa head coach Charlie Edwards. McDonald is also an assistant coach with the Adrian College men’s soccer team, under coach Edwards.
McDonald was an accomplished collegiate player at the University of Louisville where, in his senior year, he lead the team in goals scored and was second in overall points. After college, he played professional indoor soccer with the Louisville Lightning.
McDonald also coaches youth soccer in the Pacesetter Soccer Club.