Brian Schmetzer has been able to silently agree a new contract with Seattle Sounders. The confirmed that the manager is now under contract for a few more years. The formal announcement has not come about due to a personal request by the manager, who has often been reluctant to get credit for the successes achieved by the team. His policy of staying under the radar is once again evident from this move.Schmetzer claims that he is delighted to be part of an organisation that has been able to give him a lot of freedom to work in the best possible manner.
“I’m thankful to have a job in a tremendous organization. We’re always looking for ways to get better, but I have a lot of pride in the club. I enjoy working with a talented group of individuals here at Starfire and down in Pioneer Square. I’m thankful for the work and effort that [the players] put in during what is an arduous and long season in what has been one of the most challenging seasons in this franchise’s history,” said Schmetzer.