MLS opening game: Where are they now?

Three players and one coach from the 1996 San Jose-D.C. United game are in the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

San Jose Clash:
Laurie Calloway (Head coach): Retired and living in central California.
Tom Liner (GK): Foothill College women's badminton team.
Troy Dayak (DF): West Coast Soccer Club founder and director of coaching.
John Doyle (DF): Mustang Soccer League director of coaching in Danville, California.
Michael Emenalo (DF): Most recently Monaco (France) technical director and before that Chelsea (England) technical director.
Tim Martin (DF): Breakers Academy U-14 boys head coach in Santa Cruz, California.
Paul Bravo (FW): De Anza Force and California Thorns academy director.
Ben Iroha (MF): Recently returned from Nigeria to the USA, where he is a youth coach.
Victor Mella (MF): Lives in Veracruz, Mexico, where he is a youth coach and runs a 7-a-side soccer organization.
Jorge Rodas (MF): Most recently Guatemala national team assistant coach.
Jeff Baicher (MF): DeAnza Force boys coaching director and coach.
*Eric Wynalda (FW): Las Vegas Lights head coach and technical director.
Paul Holocher (MF): Houston Dynamo academy director.
Eddie Lewis (MF): Founder of soccer training technology company TOCA Football, based in Torrance, California.

D.C. United:
*Bruce Arena (Head coach). New England Revolution head coach.
Jeff Causey (GK): Certified financial planner with TIAA-CREF in Providence, Rhode Island.
*Jeff Agoos (DF): Major League Soccer senior vice president, competition.
Said Fazlagic (DF): Bosnia & Herzegovina Olympic Committee secretary general.
Mario Gori (DF): Last known whereabouts were in Pittsburgh, where he was reportedly a taxicab operator.
Thor Lee (DF): Vice president with Avison Young Commercial Real Estate in Los Angeles.
Marco Etcheverry (MF): Lives in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, where he has been involved in coaching at the professional and youth levels.
*John Harkes (MF): Greenville Triumph (USL League One) head coach and sporting director.
Shawn Medved (MF): Partner with Westside Mortgage Group in Los Gatos, California.
Richie Williams (MF): New England Revolution assistant coach.
Raul Diaz Arce (FW): United Futbol Academy youth coach in Forsyth, Georgia.
Juan Berthy Suarez (FW): Lives in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, where he has a real estate business and is a partner in various smaller enterprises.
Mike Huwiler (MF): Manager corporate services with BMO Harris in Milwaukee and North Shore United youth coach.
Eric Imler (DF): Charlotte Soccer Academy youth academy girls director.
*National Soccer Hall of Famer.

Photo by John Todd, courtesy of MLS

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1 comment about "MLS opening game: Where are they now?".
  1. James Madison, April 6, 2020 at 2:12 p.m.

    Fascinating how many more of the players on "Los Clash" are still involved in soccer than players then on the DC roster.

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