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1. The Las Vegas Lights have retained Eric Wynalda, signing him to a new contract as head coach for the 2020 USL Championship season. In its second season, Las Vegas improved its record to 11-15-8 and finished tied for 12th in the Western Conference. "I have unfinished business here," said Wynalda. "I want to win and I want to win in Las Vegas, it’s an honor to be back with the club. We’re very optimistic about not just making the playoffs, but being a challenger for the title next year."

2. Chattanooga FC, which will play in NISA in 2020, has hired Jeremy Alumbaugh as its managing director. He spent the last six years as the vice president and general manager of the USL Championship's Saint Louis FC. Alumbaugh replaces CFC founder Sheldon Grizzle, who served as president and general manager for the past year. Sheldon will remain on the board of directors of CFC as well as the boards of CFC Academy and CFC Foundation. Former general manager Sean McDaniel moved to the Chattanooga Red Stars for their 2019 launch in the USL League One.

3. United Soccer Coaches has named the recipients of the association’s 2019 long-term service awards for youth, high school and college soccer. Tyler Junior College men's coach Steve Clements is the recipient of the Bill Jeffrey Award for college coaches.  Diane Davey, a three-term president of the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches, will receive the Robert W. Robinson High School Award. George Perry, a United Soccer Coaches member since 1983 and long-time coach in Indiana, will be honored with the Charlotte Moran Youth Award.
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