This offseason five teams from various situations and needs hired new head coaches, all from very diverse backgrounds. MLS teams have been trending towards hiring former players, as a way to bring in league knowledge and experience to help their teams. Of the five coaches hired this offseason (not counting John Hackworth, who was given his gig full time), only two played in MLS. Time will ultimately tell how successful these new hires will be, but that should not stop us from giving grades for the offseason hires.
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