D.C. United hire Onalfo as new coach
Curt Onalfo will be the new coach of D.C. United.
The club said Monday it hired Onalfo as the replacement for
Tom Soehn, whose contract expires this week.
Onalfo is a former U.S. national team player. He also played
two seasons for D.C. United before retiring in 1999. He then stayed
with the team for three seasons as an assistant coach and director
of youth development.
Onalfo went on work as an assistant coach for the U.S.
national team for four years and was the coach of the Kansas City
Wizards for 2 1/2 years until he was fired in August. His record
with the Wizards was 27-29-22.
United announced last month that Soehn would not return. The
team has missed the MLS playoffs two years in a row.