Las Vegas Legends Signed New Head Coach Doug Borgel
MASL team introduced and officially signed coach at McMullen’s Irish Pub
yesterday among players, fans and media; released
full schedule for 2014-2015 season
The Las Vegas Legends, Las Vegas’ only current major league sports team, yesterday announced and officially signed new head coach Doug Borgel. Celebrating among players, fans and media, Legends’ owner and president Meir Cohen welcomed Borgel to the team with fanfare and excitement for the anticipated 2014-2015 season.
A UNLV graduate and former star player, Borgel is a nearly 30-year resident of Las Vegas who currently serves as Head Men’s & Women’s Soccer Coach for Bishop Gorman High School. Recognized as a title-winning coach in collegiate, high school and club soccer, Borgel will now add professional soccer to his long list of credentials as he leads the Las Vegas Legends to defend their division championship title through the 2014-2015 season in the Major Arena Soccer League.
“We are honored to have Doug Borgel lead our team,” said Cohen. “We searched long and hard to find the right fit for our team – someone who has a long-winning history and passion for soccer. Doug is a well-respected and renowned coach, and we are confident he can lead us through a successful season,” he continued.
The team has also released its full game schedule for the 2014-2015 season, which kicks off with a preseason game on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 3 p.m. followed by the season opener on Sunday, October 26 at 3 p.m. Each home game will highlight a select charity partner, to which the Legends will donate a portion of proceeds, and feature a game theme and special activities. Charity partners and game themes will be announced throughout the season. The season schedule and opposing teams are as follows.
Date Location Opponent
Sunday, October 12 at 3:05 p.m. Home Mexico National Indoor Soccer Team
Sunday, October 19 at 1 p.m. Away USA National Team
Sunday, October 26 at 3:05 p.m. Home Turlock Express
Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. Away San Diego Sockers
Sunday, November 9 at 3:05 p.m. Home Monterrey Flash
Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. Away San Diego Sockers
Sunday, November 23 at 3:05 p.m. Home San Diego Sockers
Tuesday, December 2 at 7:05 p.m. Home Ontario Fury
Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. Away Turlock Express
Saturday, December 13 at 7 p.m. Away Sacramento Surge
Friday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m. Away Saltillo Rancho Seco
Sunday, December 20 at 5 p.m. Away Monterrey Flash
Tuesday, December 30 at 7:05 p.m. Home Turlock Express
Saturday, January 3 at 7 p.m. Away Ontario Fury
Sunday, January 11 at 3 p.m. Away Turlock Express
Friday, January 16 at 7:35 p.m. Home Sacramento Surge
Sunday, January 18 at 3 p.m. Away Ontario Fury
Sunday, January 25 at 7:35 p.m. Away Seattle Impact
Friday, January 30 at 7:35 p.m. Home Seattle Impact
Friday, February 6 at 7:35 p.m. Home Baltimore Blast
Friday, February 13 at 7:35 p.m. Home San Diego Sockers
Saturday, February 21 at 7:35 p.m. Home Sacramento Surge
Tickets are priced at $9 for children and $20 for adults, and can be purchased by visiting www.OrleansArena.com <http://www.OrleansArena.com> or by calling (702) 284-7777 or toll free at (888) 234-2334. Season tickets can be reserved immediately for the Legends’ ten home games. Kids’ season tickets are priced at $70 while adult season tickets cost $120. There are additional options, including Season VIP for $320. To reserve season tickets, call (702) 233-3600 or visit www.lasvegaslegends.com.
About the Las Vegas Legends:
The Las Vegas Legends are a professional indoor soccer team competing in the Major Arena Soccer League, a newly formed super league of 23 professional indoor arena soccer teams from across the United States and Mexico. The team plays home games at the Orleans Arena, located at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103. Guided by owner and head coach, Meir Cohen, the Legends brought professional indoor soccer back to Las Vegas in 2012, and has continued to grow the sport’s popularity among soccer and sports fans of all ages. The Las Vegas Legends were crowned PASL 2012-13 Southwest Division Champion League and the PASL 2013-14 Pacific Division Champions.
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