The highlights from Monday's press conference introducing Ben Olsen as United's head coach. Comments from President & CEO Kevin Payne, General Manager Dave Kasper, and Head Coach Ben Olsen.
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President & CEO, Kevin Payne discusses the club's decision to hire Ben Olsen. The club decided Olsen's experience with the Black-and-Red and his familiarity with MLS was a good fit for the position.
Ben Olsen's first full interview after being named United's head coach. Olsen is the seventh head coach in club history and the youngest in Major League Soccer.
Kevin Payne, President & CEO: "As we spent more and more time talking with Ben, I think it became more apparent that Ben has already grown substantially."
Payne: "Congratulations to Ben, I'm confident that he will do a great job as our Head Coach."
Dave Kasper, General Manager: "Ben just gets it... I know we've made the right decision."
Ben Olsen, Head Coach: "Personally a lot has happened in a year for me.... I am very, very confident at this point that I can lead this team."