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Arena first to be named Coach of the Year three times
November 14th, 2011 8:07PM
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[MLS AWARDS] Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena was named MLS Coach of the Year for the third time, winning the 2011 award after leading the Galaxy to the Supporters Shield as the team with the best record in the MLS regular season. The Galaxy's 19-5-10 record was also the second best record in league history.

Arena, the first coach to win the MLS Coach of the Year award three times, won the award in 1997 when he led D.C. United to its second straight MLS title and in 2009 when he rebuilt the Galaxy, which finished second to Real Salt Lake.

Arena beat out Sigi Schmid (Seattle), Peter Vermes (Sporting KC), Peter Nowak (Philadelphia) and John Spencer (Portland) for the 2011 award.

MLS Coach of the Year Winners:
2011: Bruce Arena, LA Galaxy
2010: Schellas Hyndman, FC Dallas
2009: Bruce Arena, LA Galaxy
2008: Sigi Schmid, Columbus Crew
2007: Preki, Chivas USA
2006: Bob Bradley, Chivas USA
2005: Dominic Kinnear, San Jose Earthquakes
2004: Greg Andrulis, Columbus Crew
2003: Dave Sarachan, Chicago Fire
2002: Steve Nicol, New England Revolution
2001: Frank Yallop, San Jose Earthquakes
2000: Bob Gansler, Kansas City Wizards
1999: Sigi Schmid, Los Angeles Galaxy
1998: Bob Bradley, Chicago Fire
1997: Bruce Arena, D.C. United
1996: Thomas Rongen, Tampa Bay Mutiny

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