Sky Blue FC names Freya Coombe head coach for 2020
Coombe will lead team in first season at Red Bull Arena
Freya Coombe will lead Sky Blue FC in their first season at Red Bull Arena (Photo credit: Howard Smith/isiphotos.com
Freya Coombe will lead Sky Blue FC in their first season at Red Bull Arena (Photo credit: Howard Smith/isiphotos.com

Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has named Freya Coombe as their head coach for the 2020 season, the team announced today. The rest of club’s technical staff will be named at a later date.

Coombe joined Sky Blue FC as interim head coach in September from New York Soccer Club (NYSC), where she served as the Director of Scouting and a Development Academy Coach. She holds USSF B and UEFA B licenses and aims to receive her USSF A license this year.

“We are thrilled to continue the work we began with Freya this past season as this club continues to progress and push forward,” said Sky Blue General Manager Alyse LaHue. “She is the embodiment of the culture we’re striving to develop, and I’m excited to have her back as we build a new future for Sky Blue.”

“I’m extremely humbled and grateful to management, ownership, the players, and the Sky Blue family for giving me the opportunity to be the head coach of this energized club.” said Coombe. “We laid a strong foundation for success last year, and we’re already working diligently this offseason to help the organization take the next step.”

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