Heinrichs next in line to leave on top?

August 27, 2004
By Michael Lewis
ATHENS, Greece -- If U.S. women's national coach April Heinrichs wants to go out on top, she should take a page out of the book of her predecessor, Tony DiCicco.

DiCicco stepped down as coach after the U.S. captured the the 1999 Women's World Cup title. He wanted to be with his family more as he went out on top.

With a gold-medal victory in tow, Heinrichs, a controversial figure for her coaching tactics and failure to win the big one until now, has an opportunity to go out on ...

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