Austin da Luz & Dave Sarachan Celebrate

NCFC midfielder Austin da Luz celebrates his goal with head coach Dave Sarachan against Bethlehem Steel FC on Saturday, Sept. 7 at WakeMed Soccer Park. The match ended in a 3-3 draw.

North Carolina FC announced on Thursday, Jan. 14 it has parted ways with head coach Dave Sarachan.

Sarachan was named NCFC head coach in Dec. 2018, and during his two-year tenure, NCFC went 22W-9D-18L in the USL Championship. Under the former USMNT manager, the club made it to the playoffs in 2019 but fell short in 2020, going 6W-1D-8L in the truncated season.

The announcement comes just four days after the club announced it would be making the move down to USL League One.

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