Meet Coach Ryan Otten

Meet Coach Ryan Otten

Where are you from?

I originally grew up in Brookfield, Wis.

What city do you live in currently?

I currently live in Menomonee Falls, Wis.

How long have you lived in the Milwaukee area?

Back in the area now for roughly a month now.

What school did you graduate from?

Calvin College

What was your field of study?

Education (Physical/Health)

Best playing memory?

Winning the Wisconsin State Championship as a senior in high school

Big or small family?

Immediate family is growing … love hanging with my nephews and niece

Do you have any pets?

No, not currently … but I love dogs!

Favorite soccer team?

Manchester City

Favorite soccer player?

Kevin De Bruyne

Who’s better, Messi or Ronaldo?


Favorite professional coach?

Pep Guardiola

For how long have you coached?

More than 20 years

How long have you coached at FC Wisconsin?

One month

Are you full-time or part-time with FC?


Favorite sport to watch besides soccer?


Favorite thing to do in free time?

Muskie fishing or acrylic painting

Who’s your favorite athlete?

Michael Jordan

What was your first job? When did you have it?

I worked landscape back in the summers of high school

Do you prefer to cook or eat out?


What’s your favorite meal?

Lemon pepper salmon, garlic mashed potatoes, and asparagus

What is your favorite type of foreign food?

Italian with a close second of Mexican

What is your favorite holiday and why?

Christmas … Christ was born and family time/traditions

Favorite T.V. Series?


Favorite music artist?

The Lumineers

Favorite time of the year and why?

Spring to summer … love the warmer weather

Best city you’ve visited?

Denver … love the mountains and exploring new restaurants/breweries there