D.C. United today announced that it has hired Enzo Concina as a new assistant coach. Concina joins the Black-and-Red technical staff from FC Internazionale Milano, but will remain on Inter’s staff as a scout during his time with United. Before joining Inter, Concina was the assistant coach at Napoli in Serie A from 2010-2013.
“Enzo will add a wealth of experience and knowledge to our staff,” said D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen. “We are extremely pleased that he has joined our coaching staff.”
D.C. United today announced that defender Chris Korb has undergone surgery on his left knee. Dr. Ken Fine of The Orthopedic Center in Washington, D.C., performed an arthroscopic procedure to repair an articular cartilage in the knee. He is expected to miss 3-4 weeks.
D.C. United and DC Brau Brewing Company, LLC, announced that the public release of the 12 oz. can for D.C. United’s themed beer, The Tradition, will take place on March 8 before the Black-and-Red’s Home Opener against the Columbus Crew at 7 PM at RFK Stadium.
D.C. United has announced that Mike Schoenbrun has been named the club’s Chief Revenue Officer. Schoenbrun, who joined D.C. United in January 2013 as Vice President of Development and Partnerships, takes charge of all media, marketing and commercial revenues, including retail, sponsorship, corporate partnerships and ticket sales.
D.C. United has announced the naming of Tom Hunt as the club’s new Chief Operating Officer. Hunt assumes the reins from Michael Williamson, who has been named Chief Financial Officer of D.C. United sister club F.C. Internazionale Milano.
The D.C. United Developmental Academy U-14s competed in the 2014 Development Academy Regional Futsal Event at the Competitive Edge Sports in King of Prussia, Pa., this past weekend. The U-14s were divided into a Red team and a White team that competed separately at the event.
The red team went 2-2 against NJSA, New York Red Bulls, Bethesda and the Philadelphia Union. The white team went 1-3 over the weekend in several close games against SAC, Bethesda, Philadelphia Union and the New York Red Bulls.
D.C. United today announced that Michael Seaton has been selected to the Jamaica Men’s National Team roster for two upcoming friendlies against Barbados on March 2, and St. Lucia on March 5. Seaton will report to camp on February 28 and return concluding the two friendlies.
D.C. United today proudly announced that Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is an official sponsor of the Black-and-Red. Leidos, evolved from SAIC, has a 45-year history and is a top employer in the area with more than 6,000 employees in the national capital region.
D.C. United today announced that the club has waived forward Casey Townsend.
“We would like to thank Casey for his time and efforts here with United,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper. “We wish him the best of luck in the future.”
D.C. United today announced that defender Cristian Fernandez has undergone surgery on his right hand. He fractured his second metacarpal in his right hand while training in Bradenton, Fla. The procedure was performed by Dr. Ken Fine and hand specialist Dr. Sunjay Berdia of The Orthopedic Center in Washington, D.C. He is expected to return to training in one week.