Greg Vanney named his teaching workers forward of his first season with the LA Galaxy on Tuesday, naming three of his former assistant coaches at Toronto FC, Dan Calichman, Nick Theslof and Jason Bent, to his workers. Becoming a member of them is former Galaxy goalkeeper Kevin Hartman, who would be the team’s goalkeeper coach.
The trio of ex-Toronto coaches labored with Vanney for everything of his time there, together with the 2017 season when the team grew to become the primary in MLS to win the treble. Each Calichman and Bent are former MLS players, with Calichman really enjoying with Vanney for the Galaxy from 1996 to 1998.
“It’s important to construct a tradition however a tradition is not constructed off just the past, it is about what you do each single day.”
Greg Vanney on the hiring of Dan Calichman, Nick Theslof, Jason Bent, and Kevin Hartman to his teaching workers 💙🤍💛 pic.twitter.com/P1kGZC1d2d
— LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) February 2, 2021
Calichman additionally has expertise teaching on the school level, teaching the boys’s soccer team at Claremont McKenna School earlier than becoming a member of Toronto. Theslof additionally labored within the school sport with Ohio Wesleyan College, and labored as a scout for the German national team and Bayern Munich earlier than coming to MLS, first as an assistant at Chivas USA. Bent labored within the Toronto academy earlier than working with Vanney.
Hartman is the most recent addition to the first-team teaching workers, however like him is a former Galaxy player. He was beforehand the Galaxy’s Academy Director.