Wednesday morning: What's in the news ...

1. FC Tucson named New Mexico United chief operating officer Amanda Powers as the club’s first-ever president. She is the second female club president in U.S. men’s pro soccer history. During Powers’ tenure with New Mexico United, its first in the USL Championship, it led the league in attendance as well as ticket and merchandise sales.

2. Virginia men’s assistant coach Ryan Hopkins has accepted the head coaching position at San Diego State. He spent the past two seasons with the Cavaliers, who had a 21-2-1 record in 2019 and finished second in the NCAA Tournamenrt behind Georgetown. Before coming to Virginia, Hopkins spent five years at Denver.

3. Rusty Oglesby has been elected to the United Soccer Coaches' board of directors. Oglesby, the boys head coach at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, and general manager of the NPSL's Denton Diablos, will serve a six-year term on the United Soccer Coaches board. He will hold the title of vice president for four years before serving one year each as president and immediate past president.
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