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
Ching picked to manage Houston Dash
December 24th, 2013 12:42AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  nwsl

MOST COMMENTED

[NWSL 2014 COUNTDOWN] Former Houston Dynamo forward Brian Ching, who retired after 12 years in MLS at the end of the 2013 season, has been named managing director of the NWSL's Houston Dash.
 
Ching, 35, will be responsible for the day-to-day business operation and technical side of the club under the supervision of Dash and Dynamo team president Chris Canetti. He will also advise Canetti and head coach Dominic Kinnear as needed on the technical side with the Dynamo.
 
“I am really looking forward to this new role with the club,” said Ching in a statement. “It is an exciting time for me and the club and a huge opportunity to help the Dynamo organization grow. I plan on making the Dash just as successful as the Dynamo on and off the field.”

The Dash was confirmed as the NWSL's ninth member on Dec. 12 and Ching's testimonial game in Houston was played a day later.

Ching and Canetti are currently identifying a head coach and compiling a technical staff for the Dash’s inaugural season. The club will be given discovery picks and pick from an expansion draft at a date to be determined. It will also take part in the allocation of national team players and in the college draft, which will be held on Jan. 17.
 
“This is great for the Dash and a perfect opportunity for Brian,” said Canetti. “He will be an effective leader and gain valuable experience in the process. I’m excited to work with him on developing the Dash into one of the premier women’s professional clubs in the world.”


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Bill Peterson    
"I don't think what's being called 'free agency' is very advantageous for the players. You look ...
MLS Trade Central: Team-by-team offseason moves    
MLS clubs spent the week putting the final touches on their rosters ahead of their Week ...
National networks step up MLS coverage    
MLS begins a new eight-year agreement with dedicated time slots on three networks. Friday's LA Galaxy-Chicago ...
Video Pick: Chelsea star injured without playing     
Chelsea defender Nemanja Matic was suspended for its English League Cup final win over Tottenham last ...
Josh Perez spurs big win for U.S. U-17s     
The USA can clinch a spot at the 2015 World Cup with a win in its ...
Top 10 new reasons why to get excited about MLS    
The Major League Soccer kicks off its new season this weekend. There's a lot to get ...
What They're Saying: Danny Cruz    
"This wasn't an easy decision. It's the hardest thing I've ever had to do in my ...
id2 all-stars tie, lose in first matches in Buenos Aires    
The id2 all-stars, U.S. Club Soccer's touring under-14 selection, played to a 3-3 tie with Velez ...
Moreno scores in Tijuana's Copa MX victory    
U.S. U-20 forward Amando Moreno has yet to play for Tijuana in its charge to the ...
Former MLS players dominate MLS coaching ranks    
The first 19 MLS titles have been won by 12 coaches. Six of the 20 current ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives