ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno and Steve Nicol share their fond recollections of mentor, pal and U.S. Soccer legend, Sigi Schmid. Main League Soccer commissioner Don Garber kicked off the 2019 SuperDraft by asserting that the annual coach of the 12 months award can be renamed after Sigi Schmid.
Schmid handed away on Dec. 25, 2018, at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Heart after being hospitalized as he awaited a coronary heart transplant.
.@thesoccerdon makes his remarks and shares a particular announcement concerning the Coach of the Yr award. https://t.co/5xU8E9d2da— Main League Soccer (@MLS) January 11, 2019
Earlier than the draft started, Garber took the rostrum and took time to recollect Schmid's legacy: "Sigi was an essential a part of our league from the very early years in our historical past, and he had a big…