Tag: Head Coaching Decision

Happy Days

*Note: I changed the title of this article. The old one sucked.* > “For those who know their Fire history they remember a guy like [former head coach] Bob Bradley based on his integrity and the type of ethical guy that he is. When I sat down with Carlos the first thing i thought about... Read more »

Early reaction to the introduction of De los Cobos

The Fire formally introduced Carlos de los Cobos as head coach today, unveiling the 51-year-old Mexican manager in front of a crush of media members and fans. I’ll be transcribing the 45+ minutes of interviews I got from the press conference later on this afternoon, but I wanted to share a few quick observations now.... Read more »

Fire come to terms with De los Cobos

According to a report by Nick Firchau of the Southtown Star, [the Fire and Carlos de los Cobos have agreed to terms for the former Mexican international to become the fifth head coach in team history](http://www.southtownstar.com/sports/1979573,010710fireforweb.article). De los Cobos, who had been rumored as the front-runner for the job for about a week, most recently... Read more »

Updating the search for a new head coach

It goes without saying that it’s been a busy first three weeks of the offseason for Fire Technical Director Frank Klopas. Parting ways with former head coach Denis Hamlett, seeing Chris Rolfe and Cuauhtemoc Blanco leave the team, and retaining Brian McBride, C.J. Brown and Marco Pappa for 2010 (and beyond in the case of... Read more »

Monday Morning Poll Question: A European Head Coach?

When the Fire decided not to renew the contract of former Head Coach Denis Hamlett last week, thoughts immediately went to where exactly the Fire would get their next head man. The possibilities seemed to be pretty numerous, with several high profile MLS assistants and former/current head coaches coming to mind right off the bat.... Read more »

Hamlett to meet with Fire Bosses Later this Week

The Fire’s front office brass and Denis Hamlett are scheduled to have a sit-down in the next couple of days to discuss the Head Coach’s future at the club. “We’re supposed to have a meeting in the next couple of days,” Hamlett said on Tuesday afternoon. “We spoke yesterday and decided that we want to... Read more »

What should the Fire do with Denis Hamlett?

Hey everybody, I have had an insanely busy last couple of days so unfortunately I wasn’t able to write a full entry for this morning. However, I didn’t want to leave the site blank for you guys so I thought I’d share a short — yet loaded — question with you all. You can check... Read more »