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Juergen Klinsmann trying to bring U.S. soccer teams into one system
Juergen Klinsmann trying to bring U.S. soccer teams into one system

Juergen Klinsmann doesn't have to think long or hard to remember how he felt when the U.S. was eliminated during the group stage of the Olympic qualifying tournament three years ago. "I was furious," he said. "So now we want to learn [from] that mistake." One thing the experience taught him is that the U.S. needs to get all its national teams playing the same style, adhering to the same expectations and pursuing the same goals. So Klinsmann persuaded U.S. Soccer to expand his duties as coach of the senior squad by making him technical director of the entire national team program as well, giving him control over everything from coaching education and youth...

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