Nashville SC assistant coach Brett Jacobs joins Real Salt Lake

Nashville SC assistant coach Brett Jacobs has left the club to join Real Salt Lake, RSL announced Friday. Jacobs will serve as an assistant to head coach Pablo Mastroeni.

Jacobs joined Gary Smith’s staff as an assistant ahead of the 2019 USL Championship season, and was named as an assistant ahead of Nashville’s inaugural season in MLS. Jacobs’ relationship with Smith dates back to Colorado Rapids, where they served on staff together during Smith’s tenure, winning the 2010 MLS Cup.

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Nashville’s current coaching staff now consists of Steve Guppy, the first assistant, and Matt Pickens, the goalkeeping coach. The team will depart for their Bradenton, FL, training camp in the next few weeks.

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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