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Huntsville City Football Club Announces Coaching Staff Changes

April 9, 2024 - MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)
Huntsville City Football Club News Release

Huntsville, Ala. - Huntsville City Football Club announced today the departure of Jack Collison as head coach, and the appointment, effective immediately, of Assistant Coach Christophe Berra as interim Head Coach for the remainder of the 2024 MLS NEXT Pro season.

The club would like to express its gratitude to Collison for his effort to the team's development and wishes him the best in his future endeavors.

Collison was appointed as the club's first Head Coach on January 18, 2023, bringing extensive experience from his playing days in the English Premier League and coaching roles, including a significant stint with Atlanta United FC 2. During his tenure with Huntsville City FC in MLS NEXT Pro, Jack Collison led the team through 32 games, achieving 9 wins, 14 losses, and 9 draws.

Berra, a seasoned professional with over 560 appearances in Scotland's and England's Premier Leagues, brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the role, including his 41 caps for Scotland's National Team. Berra transitioned into coaching in 2022, most recently serving as a first-team coach for Livingston FC in the Scottish Premiership.

Berra's debut as interim Head Coach for Huntsville City FC is slated for this upcoming Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. CT when the club hosts Crown Legacy FC at Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium. Tickets for the match are available.

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