Carolina Dynamo names women’s coach

Art Rex was named the Carolina Dynamo women’s head coach for the 2008 season, the team announced today.

“We are extremely excited to bring back our W-League team this season especially with such a highly recommended and experienced coach such as Art,” Dynamo general manager Scott Zapko said in a press release. “Art has the contacts, knowledge and passion to lead our W-League team into a new era.”

Rex comes to the Dynamo with 20 years NCAA Division I coaching experience.

The former professional soccer player spent 17 years as head coach and is a 2007 Appalachian athletic hall of fame inductee.

As men’s head coach at Appalachian State, his squads won eight Southern Conference Championships.

He was named Southern Conference Coach of the Year three times.

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