Trittschuh named Colorado Springs Switchbacks coach
[USL PRO] Steve Trittschuh, who started for the USA at the 1990 World Cup, has been named the head coach of the Colorado
Springs Switchbacks, who will begin USL PRO play in 2015.
“Steve Trittschuh came highly recommended by the USL PRO league offices and virtually every reference we called,”
said Switchbacks President Nick Ragain in a statement. “Tritt has been at the center of soccer growth in America for the past 30 years including his play
in the successful World Cup qualifying match in 1989 after a 40-year USA drought. He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and relationships to our club that will attract talented young players to
help us compete.”
Trittschuh played for the USA the 1988 Seoul Olympics and 1990 World Cup in Italy and was the first American to play in the European Cup when he appeared with
He played seven years in Major League Soccer and was an assistant coach with the Colorado Rapids for six seasons (2001-06). For the past several years, Trittschuh has coached with
the top youth clubs in Colorado, most recently for the Colorado Storm.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily What They're Saying: Robbie Keane July 24, 1:09 p.m. |
"Of course, it's embarrassing ... It's embarrassing because we're the LA Galaxy, and the scoreline doesn't ... What They're Saying: Bruce Arena July 24, 1:05 p.m.
"I think [it's] a real lesson for a lot of players. You talk a lot [during ... Man United humbles Galaxy 7-0 before 86,432 fans July 24, 1:21 a.m.
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Manchester United showed it had no problem adapting to the system of new Dutch ... Plans for Kansas City soccer village unveiled July 24, 1:08 a.m.
[U.S. SOCCER] Kansas City, Kan., is home to a state-of-the-art soccer stadium in Sporting Park. Now, ... Earthquakes break out of slump in big way July 24, 12:52 a.m.
[MLS: Week 20] The San Jose Earthquakes snapped their five-game winless streak with a 5-1 win ... NBA All-Star interrupts Real Madrid practice July 24, 12:39 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Summer soccer in the USA means big clubs from around the ... Thorns quiet after early Morgan goal July 24, 12:34 a.m.
[NWSL: Week 16] The Portland Thorns FC scored 14 goals in their previous three games but ... Champions Shield goes to Manchester City July 24, 12:21 a.m.
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Sporting Kansas City lost for the first time in four games against English Premier ... Scorpions jump into lead with third win July 23, 11:11 p.m.
[NASL: Fall Week 3] The San Antonio Scorpions moved on top in the NASL with a ... Cuevas is happy to be back in Charleston July 23, 11:01 p.m.
[USL PRO: Week 19] Jose Cuevas, who had spent the last two seasons with the Charleston ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives