Academy Coaching Staff


Ante Jazic

  • LR Rangers Technical Director and Youth Academy Director
  • Coach Ante’s Experience:

  • Current Assistant Coach for US Youth National U17 Soccer Team
  • Former Coach for Canadian Youth National Soccer Teams
  • 7 Year Starter within the MLS
  • LA Galaxy and Chivas USA
  • 10 Year Starter within European Leagues
  • Hajduk Split (Croatia)
  • Rapid Vienna (Austria)
  • Kuban Krasnodar (Russia)
  • Captain and Member of Senior Canadian National Team (15 Years)
  • Retains USSF “A” Coaching License

Will Montgomery

  • LR Rangers NPSL Head Coach/Academy Coach
  • Coach Will’s Experience:

  • ASSA Coaching Commissioner
  • ASSA Board Member
  • Leadership of Greater Little Rock Class of XXIII
  • Played for the Arkansas Diamonds of the SISL/USISL
  • Played for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Retains a USSF “A” License
  • Retains a USSF Grassroots Instructor License
  • Retains a USSF National Youth License
  • Retains a United Soccer Coaches Diploma – Attacking Transition and Counter Attacks
  • Retains a United Soccer Coaches Diploma – Technical Development of the Competitive Player

Nick Doyle

  • LR Rangers NPSL Captain/Academy Coach
  • Coach Nick’s Experience:

  • Rangers accolades include regional and conference team awards, also most caps for the team and a Heartland Conference Championship
  • USSF “D” License
  • Coached at the D1 level and NAIA level
  • At the D1 level he helped UCA win their first ever conference title and national tournament appearance, also achieving the MVC coaching staff of the year accolade
  • Seasoned local youth coach

Jaden Hoth

  • LR Rangers Starter/Young Bucks Head Coach/Academy Coach
  • Coach Jaden’s Experience:

  • USSF “D” License
  • 8 years youth coaching experience
  • 2 years with TOPS Soccer Program
  • Licensed Physical Therapist

Ashton Winkelmeyer

  • Baby Bucks and FUN’Damentals Head Coach/Academy Coach
  • Coach Wink’s Experience:

  • 10 years inter scholastic coaching experience
  • 5 years club coaching experience
  • 2 years college club playing experience
  • Level D, E, F, and Grassroots National Cerifications
  • Masters In the Art of Teaching
  • State of Arkansas Teachers License
  • English as a second language (ESL) License