In an interview with TNT, United States Soccer sporting director Matt Crocker mentioned the USWNT teaching search following the USMNT’s 4-0 victory over Oman. Crocker offered perception into the hiring timeline for Vlatko Andonovski and acknowledged the identical points that many noticed in the course of the World Cup.
Whereas Twila Kilgore at the moment oversees the USWNT’s friendlies, Crocker emphasised the significance of appointing a brand new coach for December’s camp because the crew appears to be like to regroup for the upcoming Olympics. Crocker highlighted the crew’s sturdy athleticism and huge expertise pool however famous the necessity for enchancment in areas akin to fast transitions, possession-based fashion, in-game adjustments, and integration of younger gamers. Moreover, he harassed the significance of a coach who possesses management abilities and might construct sturdy relationships to drive this system ahead.
Crocker additionally expressed his need for a coach who will influence all 27 groups throughout the federation, much like the method taken by males’s coach Gregg Berhalter. He needs a coach who’s absolutely dedicated and current, working tirelessly to construct a powerful id and tradition throughout the ladies’s program.
Reflecting on the current seek for the boys’s coach, which appeared insular, Crocker finds reassurance within the thorough method being taken for the USWNT job. He acknowledges the success of Berhalter’s appointment and feels optimistic about his personal function and the way forward for this system.