Assistant Coach: Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley is in his first season as Assistant Coach for Columbus Crew SC. Hanley joins Crew SC after working for the Philadelphia Union during the 2018 season, helping the club reach the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final.

Hanley’s previous MLS coaching experience also includes working with the San Jose Earthquakes (1997-1999, 2001-2005, 2015-2017), the Houston Dynamo (2006, 2009-2014) and the LA Galaxy (2007). During his time in MLS, Hanley has reached MLS Cup five times (2001, 2003, 2006, 2011, 2012), winning the trophy three times (2001, 2003, 2006). Additionally, he has reached the final of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on two occasions (2007, 2018).

At the collegiate level, Hanley worked as an assistant coach at Stanford University from 2001-2005, helping the Cardinals reach the NCAA Tournament College Cup on two occasions (2001-2002).

Before becoming a coach, Hanley had a five-year career as a professional goalkeeper. During his time as a player, Hanley featured for American sides the Tampa Bay Rowdies (1980-1981) and the San Jose Earthquakes (1981, 1983-1984), as well as Scotland’s Hibernian Football Club (1982) and Switzerland’s Servette FC (1985).