Tag: Alvaro Briones

Matkovich and "Profe" Out

The Fire have released Assistant Coach Mike Matkovich and Fitness Specialist Alvaro “El Profe” Briones.  Matkovich has been an assistant since January of 2009 after replacing Chris Armas on the staff.  Briones joined the staff this past February, shortly after Carlos De Los Cobos was hired.  What does this all mean?  In pro sports, changes... Read more »

Training Camp Notebook

Photo of a church in Tempe, Arizona — where the Fire is currently in the midst of training camp. Today’s forecast for Tempe? Sunny with a high of 66. Chicago’s? High of 30 with a chance of snow. My jealousy? Off the charts. Every now and then, I enjoy starting off a blog post with... Read more »