Former U-17 National Coach takes over
October 6, 2004
Ellinger, 53, coached the U.S. Under-17 team for seven years and an assistant on the 2000 U.S. Olympic team. Ellinger was also an assistant with the Columbus Crew when the league debuted in 1996.
``I've been a huge fan of this league since it started. I've been a part of it once and I'm glad to be again,'' Ellinger said.