The Orlando Satisfaction have promoted Seb Hines from the interim supervisor place to the everlasting head teaching function, signing him to a multi-year contract.
Hines took over as interim supervisor amid the 2022 season, changing Amanda Cromwell after she was suspended and positioned underneath a league investigation for allegations of office misconduct. After serving as an assistant coach with the Satisfaction, he stepped in to guide the 15 remaining matches of the marketing campaign.
On the time of his appointment, Hines grew to become the primary Black head coach within the NWSL. And now, he makes historical past because the league’s first-ever Black full-time head coach.
“After evaluating what we wish the long run for the Satisfaction to be, listening to participant suggestions and discussing with Seb, it grew to become very clear that he has earned the chance to proceed main our Membership,” mentioned Satisfaction chairman Mark Wilf.
The appointment of Seb Hines to a everlasting function was one in every of many infrastructural adjustments by the workforce. The Satisfaction additionally introduced the workforce’s Common Supervisor place will increase to grow to be Vice President and Common Supervisor of Soccer Operations, with the intention to commit extra assets to participant improvement, analytics, scouting and medical providers.
The workforce additionally parted methods with former GM Ian Fleming, and terminated the contracts of Cromwell and assistant coach Sam Greene earlier.
Extra adjustments are anticipated to be made by the Satisfaction through the offseason.