November 24 – FC Dallas has only the “last” candidates left, according to sources at MLSsoccer.com. North Texas SC head coach Eric Quill is one of them.
October 26 – Since the club parted ways with Luchi Gonzalez, the front office has received a ton of candidates expressing interest, ranging from realists to very optimistic, which is typical when one of these jobs opens.
They haven’t specified too narrowly what traits they look for in their next manager, although anyone in line for the job is familiar with the developmental aspect of the club.
“We still have to look at what the DNA of this club is,” said technical director Andre Zanotta. “We are a club very proud to develop its players. We are not afraid to play young players. … We want to continue to do so. The coach that we are going to find must adapt to what it is. club.Whatever his age, he has to believe in our DNA and our player development process.This is something the new coach will need to have.
Dallas was hoping a change of coach could keep their season alive, but a drastic form jump did not come. FCD was 11th in the West, 15 points below the playoff line.
“We want the best possible candidate to lead us into the future, whether it’s someone with a lot of experience or someone who is a bright rising star,” added the club president, Dan Hunt. “Philosophically, we will always continue to develop young talent, specifically for the US national team and sometimes the Mexican national team. That’s what we are. But we also want people who are winners, who will help us to succeed. “succeed. It’s a delicate balance. I think you’ll see us looking for someone who has proven that they can win and help us win, to be successful in Major League Soccer.”