Ron Wilson, coach of the expansion Mighty
Wilson, 62, coached Team USA to the World Cup title in 1996 and led the U.S. men's Olympic team to a silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games. He suffered a stroke late last year but was in rehabilitation and is recovering.
"This is certainly a humbling experience and couple of days for me," he said during a conference call with the media. "I was caught off-guard. I thought last year I had been inducted [with the 1996 World Cup team]. It's just been a pleasure to know I got inducted based on my accomplishments as a player and coach."
Also elected were retired linesman Kevin Collins, who officiated in more than 2,000