The San Jose Earthquakes has announced their staff to assist new head coach Matias Almeyda in 2019. Omar Zarif and Benjamin Galindo will serve as assistant coaches, Carlos Roa joins as a goalkeeper coach, Guido Bonini will oversee strength and conditioning, and Fabio Alvarez will take over as the team’s kinesiologist. Almeyda, Zarif, Roa, Bonini and Alvarez all worked together at Chivas, where they recently led the Mexican side to the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League title in April.
Jyri Nieminen assignment was transferred from goalkeeper coach to player development at Reno 1868 FC and the youth academy, but will still with Roa in tandem with the players on the first team. Steve Ralston and Greg Tella were released from the team to make room for the new additions.
Further information can be read at the team site at sjearthquakes.com