The Athletic was the primary to report Ellis’ candidacy. Different candidates talked about had been former Real Salt Lake and New York City FC supervisor Jason Kreis, in addition to former Schalke 04 supervisor David Wagner.
The supply cautioned that DCU’s teaching search is within the “early levels.” But when employed, Ellis could be the primary lady to handle an MLS aspect.
Ellis, 54, loved a stellar run with the U.S. ladies from 2014 to 2019, a interval through which she led the U.S. to World Cup titles in 2015 and 2019. Together with a stint as interim supervisor in 2012, Ellis compiled a file of 106-7-19.
The one blemish on her tenure was a quarterfinal exit on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, when the U.S. misplaced on penalties to Sweden. She stepped down from the U.S. publish following the 2019 World Cup victory.
Ellis has since continued to work with the U.S. Soccer Federation in an envoy position, focusing on increasing the number of women in the coaching ranks. She reportedly was a candidate to be the ladies’s nationwide group supervisor of England, a job that present Netherlands ladies’s supervisor Sarina Wiegman will assume after subsequent summer time’s rescheduled Olympics.
Along with stints with numerous U.S. ladies’s youth nationwide groups, Ellis additionally had head-coaching stints with ladies’s applications on the College of Illinois from 1997 to 1999 and UCLA from 1999 to 2010.
D.C. relieved Ben Olsen of managerial duties final week after he had served in the position since 2010. Olsen is predicted to tackle one other position inside the group that’s to be decided. Chad Ashton has taken over on an interim foundation for the rest of the 2020 marketing campaign with the membership on the backside of the Japanese Convention standings.