FC Dallas Hires SMU's Hyndman As Head Coach

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FRISCO -- FC Dallas has hired one of the winningest coaches in college soccer to take over as its head coach.

It'll introduce SMU's Schellas Hyndman at a news conference tomorrow. He'll replace Steve Morrow, whom Dallas fired May 21st. Marco Ferruzzi was the interim coach.

The 58-year-old Hyndman finished 2007 as the second winningest
active coach in Division I men's soccer with a record of
466-123-49.

His teams made the NCAA tournament 30 times in 31 seasons - all
seven at alma mater Eastern Illinois and 24 of 25 at SMU.

Under Hyndman, the Mustangs were 368-92-35 and made four trips
to the College Cup, the soccer equivalent of the Final Four.

Hyndman has 11 former players in the pros, including 2008 MLS
draftee Adrian Chevannes.

FC Dallas is third in the Western Conference at 4-5-4 with 16
points. Morrow was fired after an embarrassing 5-1 loss to David
Beckham and the Los Angeles Galaxy in front of the biggest home
crowd in FC Dallas history.




 
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