Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Hamlett adds MLS experience to Vancouver staff
by Ridge Mahoney, January 10th, 2011 12:46AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls, vancouver whitecaps


[MLS] During its job search the Vancouver Whitecaps made it clear to potential candidates that it needed someone with MLS experience to join the staff as an assistant. Former Fire head coach and assistant coach Denis Hamlett fills the bill, and after a few weeks of negotiations Vancouver has announced his addition to the staff of head coach Teitur Thordasson. He also rejoins former Fire colleague Tom Soehn, who signed on last year as Vancouver’s director of soccer.

Hamlett, 41, served as a Fire assistant from 1998 to 2007 and then worked as its head coach for two seasons.

The native of Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, played college soccer at George Mason University and began his professional career with the APSL Fort Lauderdale Strikers in 1992. He played indoor soccer for several seasons before joining Colorado for the inaugural MLS season in 1996. He was forced to retire the following year after suffering a stroke.

Vancouver has also retained assistant coach Colin Miller and goalkeeping coach Mike Salmon. Miller joined the staff last year, Salmon has been with the club since 2007.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
De Grandpre returns to Red Bulls    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Marc de Grandpre is back with the New York Red Bulls, having been hired ...
Girls soccer handle takes on life of its own    
[SOCIAL MEDIA WATCH] SoccerGirlProblems (@SoccerGrlProbs) launched in 2011 to tweet humorously about the soccer problems of ...
Minnesota and New York top charts    
[NASL: Week 2] On a night when four of the five games were played before sellout ...
Dempsey involved in eight straight Seattle goals    
[MLS: The USA 20] Clint Dempsey, who had five goals in his last two games for ...
Luis Suarez interviews Paul McCartney    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Liverpool-born Beatles legend Paul McCartney was set to perform a concert ...
FC Dallas and Real Salt Lake set pace    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] A week after losing its first game of the season, FC Dallas rallied after ...
Rampone shows off hoops moves, nets first pro goal    
[NWSL: Week 2] Christie Rampone scored her first goal in a pro career that dates back ...
Kickers rally to earn draw with Pittsburgh    
[USL PRO: Week 5] The Richmond Kickers rallied from two goals down at home to tie ...
Altidore helps Sunderland to stunning win at Chelsea    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jozy Altidore's tally for the season is still one goal (in now 28 English ...
What They're Saying    
"I saw it on the computer and I understand why they can be talking if it ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives