Houston Dash fire head coach Sam Laity with four matches left in the NWSL regular season
Houston Dash have dismissed head coach Sam Laity the club announced on Wednesday. The decision comes 18 weeks into the regular season after a 6-10-8 record across all competitions, the team is currently in 10th place in the league table.
Laity arrived in Houston after a long tenure in the NWSL as an assistant coach in Seattle with OL Reign where he previously also held an interim role with the franchise. He also was a coach in the Reign's academy system. He was a regular member of the Reign coaching staff since their inaugural season until he was hired as head coach of the Dash in 2022.
"We have high ambitions and continuously work to build a competitive team that will represent the city at a high level. After considerable evaluation as to what is best for the team at this time, we made the decision to make a change," Dash general manager, Alex Singer said. "On behalf of the Club, community, and our team, I want to thank Sam for his dedication and contributions to our organization. We sincerely wish him all the best."