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Illinois Piasa Head Coach Jason Norsic Steps Down

July 22, 2013 - Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) - Illinois Piasa News Release

Glen Carbon, IL - Illinois Piasa GM Matt Williams and Head Coach Jason Norsic have mutually agreed that Norsic will step down due to work and family commitments. Piasa has begun the process of finding his replacement.

"It's unfortunate, but it had to happen. He and I discussed what was needed moving forward and decided that with Jason and Jessica's new baby girl, and several other factors, that he needed to step down so we could start looking for someone that could commit to us full time." said Matt Williams, Illinois Piasa General Manager.

The Norsic's gave birth to their first child, daughter Ava, on May 11.

"I wish I could have continued to coach the team, but there is just too much going on for me and my family to give them my full attention at this time. We parted on good terms. I'm friends with Matt and many of the Piasa players and want nothing but success for them." said Jason Norsic.

Williams added "Being a parent is an extremely important job and right now that's where his focus needs to be. We wish Jason and his family the best."

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