ASH WALLACE has served as Sporting Kansas City's Tactical Analyst since 2012, aiding the first team coaching staff in a variety of roles.
Wallace, originally from England, helps scout and develop game plans for upcoming opponents, assists in planning and executing training sessions and provides valuable analysis for coaches and players regarding strategy. Wallace holds his U.S. Soccer B License and is set to complete his A License in 2020.
Wallace's first involvement with the club came in August 2012 when he was contracted to produce a detailed scouting report on Seattle Sounders FC ahead of the U.S. Open Cup Final, with Sporting claiming their first of four major titles during a trophy-laden decade.
During his role with the Sporting KC first team, Wallace also served as an Academy coach with Sporting's U-19 and U-17 teams from 2015-2017, while he currently aids affiliate club Sporting Missouri Valley as the club's U-19 head coach.
Prior to joining Sporting KC, Wallace was a member of the Preston North End coaching staff and also served as an opposition scout for Fleetwood Town in his native England. Earlier in his career, he worked with Preston North End's women's academy teams and Penwortham Boys academy teams while earning a Degree in Sports Coaching from the University of Central Lancashire.