Wednesday, May 31, 2006

US moves into fast lane with first full-time head coach - The Australian
The thing that the sport in Australia has always dreaded has happened.

The world's No.1 nation, the US, has realised that it is an under-achiever at international level.

The historic appointment of highly regarded University of Southern California coach Mark Schubert as the first full-time head coach of the US team should sound warning bells in Australia's ranks...

...Schubert's job, as he sees it, is to mobilise his coaches to access the untapped power of the American system.

"It's really difficult for the US to have a head coach from the point of view of dictating a program, so I see my role as creating competition opportunities and consistency in the national team...

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