The LA Galaxy has added Mike Munoz
, the 2010-11 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Coach of the Year with Real
Salt Lake Arizona and most recently with Chivas USA, to its academy coaching staff.
Munoz, 29, is a former LA Galaxy midfielder and has been a coach in the Development Academy since
retiring from the game in 2009.
He has a career coaching record of 53-21-15 in three seasons as a head coach in the Development Academy, first at RSL AZ and more recently with Chivas
He was named the Development Academy U-16 Coach of the Year in 2010-11 after guiding RSL AZ to a 16-8-4 overall record and third place at Finals Week.
past season, Munoz’s Chivas USA team captured the U-15/16 Southwest Division title with a 22-4-5 record and a Western Conference-leading 84 goals.
“Mike Munoz is an
accomplished young coach with a proven track record and we are excited to be adding him to our coaching staff,” said LA Galaxy Academy Director Peter
. “The Galaxy Academy will continue to help nurture and produce players for our first team and Mike, who has already shown the ability to develop young talent, will play a major
role in that endeavor.”
Munoz, a former Cal player, played in MLS with both Chivas USA and the Galaxy.