Hartford Athletic has a new coach.
The United Soccer League squad has hired Harry Watling, 31, of England.
Bruce Mandell, the chairman of Hartford Athletic said in a news release that Watling “is among the most highly regarded young coaches” in that country.
“He has learned from some of the best soccer minds in the world and has shown a strong ability to develop and maximize talent,” Mandell said.
Prior to the Hartford hiring, Watling was an academy coach for several English soccer clubs including Chelsea FC and West Ham United.