Posts tagged “Atlanta Silverbacks head coach

Jason Smith back to Atlanta Silverbacks

As the Atlanta Silverbacks get into North American Soccer League (NASL) Fall Season play, the team will have a new coaching direction. The club announced that its technical director, Eric Wynalda, will be on the bench for the final time when FC Edmonton. He will continue to hold his title as technical director, but that role won’t include coaching the team.  CONTINUE READING.


A Quick Chat with the Atlanta Silverbacks’ Eric Wynalda


(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

As if living and raising a family in California, while serving as the Technical Director for the Atlanta Silverbacks, wasn’t enough to keep Eric Wynalda busy, he is also an announcer for Fox Soccer. After the Silverbacks’ preseason game against the University of South Carolina, just before he headed to the Atlanta airport to fly to Europe to cover Europa League games for Fox, I talked with Wynalda how the preseason is going so far for the Silverbacks, who are playing this season without a head coach.  CONTINUE READING.

Silverbacks Bring Back Familiar Face in Forward Matt Horth

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Atlanta (GA) – In his first signing since taking over the managerial duties earlier this month, Silverbacks Technical Director Eric Wynalda has brought back a familiar face. On Monday, the Silverbacks announced the signing of forward Matt Horth, pending USSF approval, bringing back the player that led the club in scoring in 2011 and 2012. CONTINUE READING.

Atlanta Silverbacks will not have a head coach in 2014.

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The Atlanta Silverbacks will not have a head coach in 2014. Club Chairman Boris Jerkunica made the announcement Tuesday at the Georgia State Soccer Association (GSSA) headquarters: “We’re not going to hire a new coach. We’re actually going to eliminate that position.”