Former USWNT coach Jill Ellis voted into US Soccer Hall of Fame


Jill Ellis was voted into the US Soccer Hall of Fame after coaching the US women to World Cup titles in 2015 and 2019.

The 56-year-old British-born coach was selected on 20 of 24 ballots in builder voting that included only coach candidates for the Class of 2023.

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Clive Charles, a former US U-23 and U-20 coach, national team assistant and University of Portland men’s and women’s coach, was second with 12 votes and did not make the hallowed total announced on Wednesday.

ex american man, LA Galaxy And San Jose coach Lothar Osiander was third with three votes, and former LA Galaxy, San Jose and Chicago coach Frank Yallop was last with none.

Ellis, FIFA coach of women in 2015 and 2019, is the president of the San Diego Wave of the National Women’s Soccer League.

He will be joined next year by DaMarcus Beasley, Landon Donovan and Lauren Cheney Holiday.

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