Post #1
Thursday January 24, 2013 5:21pm

Joined Aug 2011
Total Posts: 1,459
Red Bulls have named Mike Petke as the new head coach.

Will he join Olsen and Kreis as an up an coming young American head coach? Or will he flop?

Curious to hear the thoughts of others here.

Post #2
Thursday January 24, 2013 5:57pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 417
As a RB fan I'm over the moon. I'd much rather have Petke then just about every name we have been rumored with. Petke understands the league has been an assistant for some time, knows the guys in the locker room as well. Tacticially his ability remains to be seen and regarding controlling a locker room with some egos also remains to be seen.

I have nothing but faith in Mike and I know he will do a good job. This is the first time I've been happy about a hc for my RB's for a very long time. But that is what he is going to need....time.

I'm going to be much more patient with Mike then previous coaches. Best of luck to him.

Post #3
Thursday January 24, 2013 5:59pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 10,574
You may be patient but the Red Bull brass won't be. I see this as a temporary solution. I don't forsee Petke being a long term Head Coach withe the Red Bulls.

Post #4
Thursday January 24, 2013 6:28pm

Joined Nov 2012
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Isnt it pretty clear that Reyna will be coach within 2 seasons tops. Kind of makes him a dead man walking regardless how he does. And if players start to sense Reyna gets close it could easily divide the locker room between Reyna guys and Petke guys

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