Membership America rent Andre Jardine as new coach after prolonged search


Liga MX giants Membership America have employed 43-year-old Brazilian coach Andre Jardine, the crew introduced on Friday.

Jardine, who was nonetheless managing Atletico San Luis on Friday throughout a 5-1 preseason pleasant win over Mineros de Zacatecas, has now left the midtable Mexican aspect after over a yr in cost.

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The hiring of Jardine ends Membership America’s practically month-long seek for a coach that started in late Could after Fernando Ortiz resigned from his place. Following a disappointing loss to rivals Chivas within the semifinal spherical of the 2023 Clausura playoffs, Ortiz introduced his exit throughout a post-game press convention.

Since then, there was an extended checklist of choices for the America teaching job. Names like Diego Alonso, Javier Aguirre, Eduardo “Chacho” Coudet, and likewise current U.S. males’s nationwide crew rehire Gregg Berhalter, have been all reportedly within the combine.

Berhalter, who was introduced because the returning USMNT head coach on Friday, confirmed he held preliminary talks with Membership America.

Jardine will now have a fast turnaround earlier than the beginning of Liga MX’s 2023 Apertura season. On June 30, Membership America will kick-off Week 1 with a house recreation in opposition to FC Juarez. Subsequent month, he’ll then want to organize for Leagues Cup matches in opposition to MLS’ St. Louis CITY SC on July 27 and the Columbus Crew on July 30.

In response to ESPN Mexico’s Cesar Caballero, the present plan is for Jardine to first step onto the sideline as coach for Membership America throughout an upcoming June 20 pleasant at H-E-B Park in Edinburg, Texas, in opposition to Monterrey.

With Atletico San Luis, Jardine was in a position to surpass expectations by quarterfinal appearances in two of the three seasons he managed. In Could’s Clausura playoffs, heavy favorites Membership America narrowly sneaked previous Jardine and his roster by a slim 4-3 mixture outcome within the quarterfinal stage.


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