D.C. United has employed Ally Mackay to be its normal supervisor and chief soccer officer, sources have confirmed to ESPN.
The Washington Post was first to report the information.
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D.C. United has formally been with out a GM since 2022, when the Black-and-Red parted methods with Lucy Rushton.
In the meantime, technical issues have been led by the group’s longtime soccer government Dave Kasper, as nicely as technical director Stewart Mairs. Sources confirmed that Mackay will report on to membership possession, with Kasper shifting into an advisory position.
Mackay was beforehand the assistant GM at Nashville SC, the place he labored beneath GM Mike Jacobs and helped construct NSC right into a aggressive MLS outfit that has certified for the postseason in yearly of that membership’s existence because it joined the league in 2020.
Mackay’s first order of enterprise can be to rent a supervisor following the resignation of Wayne Rooney on the finish of DCU’s league season. Rooney joined English Championship aspect Birmingham City days later.
The opening ought to give D.C. United the chance for an entire reboot of the technical aspect of the membership, particularly given the truth that the group hasn’t certified for the playoffs within the final 4 seasons.
This season D.C. United completed in twelfth place within the Eastern Conference with a document of 10-14-10.