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Comparing the MLS Cup coaches

Updated: 2013-12-06T02:19:46Z

Comparing the MLS Cup coaches

Sporting Kansas City’s Peter Vermes and Real Salt Lake’s Jason Kreis were both part of the inaugural Major League Soccer season in 1996. They made their debuts only one day apart. Nearly two decades later, they meet in the MLS Cup as coaches — each of them leading teams they used to play for.

Jason Kreis Category Peter Vermes
April 14, 1996MLS debutApril 13, 1996
NonePlayer championship2000
14National team appearances67
Most Valuable Player (1999)Player accoladesDefender of year (2000)
90-71-57MLS coaching record62-46-36
2009Coaching championshipNone

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