Houston Dynamo Assistant Coach Omid Namazi joined “Soccer Matters with Glenn Davis” Tuesday night on KFNC – ESPN Houston 97.5 FM. Among the topics of conversation were the Dynamo during the current MLS moratorium and youth development, including the recent termination of U.S. Soccer’s Development Academy.
Born in Utah, Namazi grew up in Tehran, Iran. He played college soccer at the University of West Virginia from 1984–1987. His professional career lasted two decades in which he played for several indoor and outdoor teams, including the NY/NJ Metrostars in their ignaugural MLS season.
Currently an assistant to Tab Ramos at the Houston Dynamo, Namazi has also been an assistant with the Iran national team, Iran U23, USA U20, USA U18 and the U.S. Women’s National Team.
Hear the full interview above or download the podcast, available on iTunes and Google Podcasts.
“Soccer Matters with Glenn Davis” airs Tuesdays on ESPN Houston 97.5 FM (7 p.m.) and Wednesdays on The Horn 104.9 FM in Austin (7 p.m.)