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MLS's longest-tenured coaches
by Paul Kennedy, October 24th, 2011 11:28PM

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[MAKING A LIST] Steve Nicol departed New England on Monday after having coached the Revolution for 299 games over the last 10 seasons. The 299 games rank as the longest tenure any coach has had with an MLS team. For MLS's longest-tenured coaches ranked by consecutive games ...

299 Steve Nicol, New England (2002-11, 110-108-81)
222 Bob Gansler, Kansas City (1999-2007, 86-85-51)
186 *Dominic Kinnear, Houston  (2006-11, 73-53-60)
164 Sigi Schmid, Los Angeles (1999-2004, 79-53-32)
156 David Dir, Dallas (1996-2000, 81-75-0)
150 Jason Kreis, Real Salt Lake (2007-11, 57-50-43)
141 Bob Bradley, Chicago (1998-2002, 72-54-15)
139 Tom Fitzgerald, Columbus (1996-2001, 70-67-2)
136 Dave Sarachan, Chicago (2003-07, 55-50-31)
128 Glenn Myernick, Colorado (1997–2000, 63-61-4)
*Kinnear has coached 248 games if his two seasons with the San Jose Earthquakes, who moved to Houston after the 2005 season, are included.

  1. John Hofmann
    commented on: October 26, 2011 at 5:32 p.m.
    The original San Jose team relocated to what? Kinnear coached the very same team before and after the move. The team retained him -- he didn't get sacked or let go or moved out by mutual consent or whatever other phrasing is used to denote parting of the ways. He's been coaching one group for 248 games.

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