Five potential new U17 MNT head coaches

Five potential new U17 MNT head coaches
by Travis Clark
August 6, 2018

With the news dropping last week that USL side Louisville City FC hired John Hackworth as the team’s head coach, it opens a significant vacancy in the U.S. men’s youth national team technical staff.

Assuming that U20 head coach/Technical Director Tab Ramos oversees this hire, there should be no shortage of viable candidates to take over as the next U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach.

Below are five candidates worth consideration for the soon-to-be vacant post (Hackworth is set to lead the current U17 training camp in Costa Rica before heading to the USL side). This despite a reported hiring freeze imposed on youth national teams since the U.S. men's national team abject failure to qualify for the World Cup.

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