|Glenn Myernick was an assistant coach for the U.S. national team. He also formerly coached the Colorado Rapids in MLS.During his national team playing career, Myernick earned 10 caps and served as the squad's captain in 1978. During his college career he also won the 1976 Hermann Trophy and later played eight seasons in the NASL. On Oct. 9, 2006, Myernick passed away at the age of 51 after failing to regain consciousness following a heart attack. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, their son, Travis, and daughter, Kelly.
ESPNsoccernet will be publishing a tribute by Jimmy Conrad and friends to the late Glenn Myernick this week. The five-part feature will run daily.• Part 1: One of a kind• Thursday: The competitor• Friday: The scout's side• Saturday: The family man