Sacramento Republic FC Hire New Head Coach

Feb 1, 2018, 12:00 AM | Updated: Jan 4, 2019, 11:23 am
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 02: A detailed view of the Hawk-Eye camera-based system ahead the internatio...
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(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 02: A detailed view of the Hawk-Eye camera-based system ahead the international friendly match between England and Belgium at Wembley Stadium on June 2, 2012 in London, England. Goal line technology will be tested in today's game, but not enforced.

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Sacramento Republic FC announced the hiring of Simon Elliott as head coach. Elliott will start in his new role effective immediately as the club prepares for the 2018 season.

In 2015, Elliott joined Republic FCโ€™s Academy serving as the U-15/16 and U-17 head coach. Elliott was named USSDA Western Conference U-15/16 Coach of the Year for the 2016-2017 season. Seven Academy players to date have been called up to national teams under the coaching of Elliott.

Sacramento Republic FC began training camp on Feb. 1 and will host their firstย  friendly on Feb. 15 against MLS side Seattle Sounders FC followed by MLS newcomers Los Angeles Football Club on Feb. 25.

For the full press release on the hiring click here.

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