MIGUEL ÁNGEL RAMÍREZ
On July 6, Charlotte FC announced that Spanish coach Miguel Ángel Ramírez would become the first head coach of the franchise for its inaugural season.
As the youngest head coach in MLS, Ramírez, 36, joins Charlotte FC after coaching Brazilian club Porto Alegre International in 2021, part of Brazil’s top-flight Serie A league.
Charlotte FC announced Mikel Antía as a new assistant coach.
The 49-year-old joins the new MLS expansion team from professional Chinese football club Dalian Pro F.C., where he served as assistant from 2019-2021. Previously, he was an assistant for Newcastle United F.C., one of the most historic and popular clubs in English football.