Wednesday, August 4, 2010

DC United fires Onalfo

DC United fired Coach Onalfo yesterday. He is being replaced on an interim basis by assistant Ben Olsen. Coach Olsen only recently retired from playing and was a fan favorite in DC.

Onalfo took over in DC eight months ago bringing along friend and assistant coach Kris Kelderman with him. Onalfo also later picked up Kurt Morsink after the Wizards released him and traded for Adam Cristman from the Wizards.

Onalfo compiled a 3-12-3 record in his time as the head coach of United. His first loss was a devastating 4-0 defeat at the hands of his former team in Kansas City. Of course at the time his excuse was that the team was not ready to play. Probably not the way to start off the new job.

Think they gave him enough time or was he doomed with the roster? Think he will be an assistant in LA in the near future?

I would like to wish Curt good luck at his next job.

Onalfo after the 4-0 loss in Kansas City...

1 comment:

  1. Nice guy, but a mediocre coach. Accepted a job with a team that was going down hill and didn't really have a chance to make it any better. CO is just not ready for prime time.

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