Did you know that U.S. Soccer coaching licenses are not valid in Europe? Without a UEFA Pro License, one cannot manage a team in a top-tier league for more than 12 weeks.
Just that fact alone may help explain why so few Americans are coaching overseas. Yet, there are the few, the proud--like Mike Keeney--that are doing their best to blaze a trail for future coaches.
Read about Mike and the others here, along with their fascinating journeys on and off the pitch.
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