After a terrible season, where they could not qualify for the playoffs in the last game of the regular season, the LA Galaxy began a restructuring that began with the departure of its strategist, Sigi Schmid, Now, The club also formalized the dismissal of Pete Vagenas, Vice President of soccer operations.
Through a press release, the president of the Californian group, Chris Klein, declared: "After the last two seasons, we felt that this movement was in the best interest for LA Galaxy to move forward. The search for a leader in the football operations department and a technical director is still ongoing. We would like to thank Pete for all his contributions. "
Pete Vagenas played for the 'Galaxy' for 13 seasons, where he conquered the MLS Cup in 2002 and 2005. After his retirement, he was appointed General Manager of the team in 2016, but left that position to take the reins of the football operations department and the club's Academy.
The elected by the board, for the position now vacant, will influence the appointment of the next technical director of the team, because in the final straight of the season, Dominic Kinnear was in charge, but on an interim basis.
The LA Galaxy finished in seventh place in the Western Conference of the 2018 season, with 13 wins, 9 draws and 12 losses, so they were out of the playoffs for the second year in a row.