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Across State Lines: Wolff to be Named First Austin Head Coach?

An update on former Kansas City players.

MLS: Toronto FC at Columbus Crew SC Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Austin FC is still a little over a year and a half from their first MLS season, but it sounds like they are closing in on naming their first head coach. The Athletic is reporting that former Sporting Kansas City forward, and the club’s latest Sporting Legend, Josh Wolff is expected to be named the first head coach of the MLS side when they begin MLS play in 2021. Wolff is currently a US national team assistant under Gregg Berhalter, moving with him from the same position at the Columbus Crew. Here is the rest of this week’s update.

Key

SKC - former Sporting KC players

ACA - former Sporting KC academy players

KC - Kansas City area players

Note: Players under contract to Sporting Kansas City at this time are not included on this list.

MLS

Saad Abdul-Salaam (SKC) - Seattle - Started and played 90 minutes in Seattle’s 3-0 loss to NYCFC. Came off the bench and played 17 minutes in Seattle’s 2-1 win over Columbus.

Jalil Anibaba (SKC) - New England - Came off the bench and played 8 minutes in New England’s 2-1 win over Colorado.

Nick Besler (KC) - Salt Lake - Came off the bench and played 45 minutes in RSL’s 1-0 win over Columbus. Started and played 90 minutes in RSL’s 1-0 loss to San Jose.

Latif Blessing (SKC) - LAFC - Started and played 90 minutes in LAFC’s 5-1 win over KC. Came off the bench and played 9 minutes in LAFC’s 6-1 win over Vancouver.

Teal Bunbury (SKC) - New England - Started and played 90 minutes, scoring a goal in New England’s 2-1 win over Colorado.

Servando Carrasco (SKC) - LA - Came off the bench and played 2 minutes in LA’s 2-0 win over Toronto.

Aurelien Collin (SKC) - Philadelphia - Dressed but did not play in Philadelphia’s 3-1 win over Orlando. Started and played 90 minutes in Philadelphia’s 2-2 draw with Orlando.

Dom Dwyer (SKC) - Orlando - Came off the bench and played 29 minutes in Orlando’s 3-1 loss to Philadelphia. Started and played 81 minutes, scoring a goal in Orlando’s 2-2 draw with Philadelphia.

Kortne Ford (KC) - Colorado - Out injured.

Kei Kamara (SKC) - Colorado - Started and played 90 minutes in Colorado’s 2-1 loss to New England.

Alec Kann (SKC) - Atlanta - Dressed but did not play in either of Atlanta’s games.

Jon Kempin (SKC) - Columbus - Dressed but did not play in either of Columbus’ games.

Lawrence Olum (SKC) - Minnesota - Came off the bench and played 7 minutes in Minnesota’s 3-1 win over San Jose. Started and played 90 minutes in Minnesota’s 3-2 win over Montreal.

Ike Opara (SKC) - Minnesota - Started and played 90 minutes, recording an assist in Minnesota’s 3-1 win over San Jose. Did not dress in Minnesota’s 3-2 win over Montreal.

Tony Rocha (SKC) - New York City - Did not dress in either of NYCFC’s games.

Oriol Rosell (SKC) - Orlando - Did not dress in Orlando’s 3-1 loss to Philadelphia. Started and played 90 minutes in Orlando’s 2-2 draw with Philadelphia.

Diego Rubio (SKC) - Colorado - Started and played 90 minutes, scoring a goal in Colorado’s 2-1 loss to New England.

Abdul Rwatubyaye (SKC) - Colorado - On loan to Colorado Springs.

CJ Sapong (SKC) - Chicago - Started and played 60 minutes, scoring 2 goals in Chicago’s 5-1 win over Atlanta. Started and played 90 minutes in Chicago’s 1-0 loss to KC.

USL Championship

Joe Amico (ACA) - Orange County - Did not dress in Orange County’s 2-1 win over Colorado Springs.

Kharlton Belmar (SKC) - Nashville - Came off the bench and played 45 minutes in Nashville’s 2-1 loss to Louisville.

Camilo Benitez (ACA) - Swope Park - Out injured.

Amadou Dia (SKC) - Phoenix - No game this week.

Christian Duke (SKC) - Orange County - Dressed but did not play in Orange County’s 2-1 win over Colorado Springs.

Kyle Greig (KC) - Saint Louis - Came off the bench and played 80 minutes, scoring a goal in Saint Louis’ 2-2 draw with Loudoun.

Wilson Harris (ACA) - Swope Park - Dressed but did not play in Swope’s 3-1 loss to Tampa.

Felipe Hernandez (SKC) - Swope Park - Suspended for Swope’s 3-1 loss to Tampa.

Cyprian Hedrick (SKC) - Tulsa - Started and played 90 minues in Tulsa’s 1-1 draw with Portland.

Cameron Iwasa (SKC) - Sacramento - Started and played 90 minutes in Sacramento’s 1-0 loss to Fresno.

Ryan James (SKC) - Pittsburgh - Came off the bench and played 27 minutes in Pittsburgh’s 1-0 win over Bethlehem. Started and played 90 minutes in Pittsburgh’s 1-0 loss to Charlotte.

Mechack Jerome (SKC) - El Paso - Out injured.

Chris Konopka (SKC) - Tampa Bay - Did not dress in Tampa’s 3-1 win over Swope.

Ray Lee (ACA) - Hartford - Started and played 90 minutes in Hartford’s 4-1 loss to Memphis.

Will Little (ACA) - Swope Park - Started and played 54 minutes in Swope’s 3-1 loss to Tampa.

Mikey Lopez (SKC) - Birmingham - No game this week.

Alex Martinez (SKC) - Charlotte - Started and played 90 minutes in Charlotte’s 1-1 draw with North Carolina. Started and played 90 minutes, scoring a goal in Charlotte’s 1-0 win over Pittsburgh.

Alex Molano (SKC) - Colorado Springs - Did not dress in Colorado Springs’ 2-1 loss to Orange County.

James Musa (SKC) - Phoenix - No game this week.

Amobi Okugo (SKC) - Austin - Started and played 90 minutes in Austin’s 3-0 loss to San Antonio.

Kevin Oliveira (SKC) - Ottawa - Started and played 89 minutes in Ottawa’s 1-1 draw with New York.

Tyler Pasher (SKC) - Indy - No game this week.

Camden Riley (SKC) - Swope Park - Did not dress in Swope’s 3-1 loss to Tampa.

Abdul Rwatubyaye (SKC) - Colorado Springs (Colorado) - Started and played 90 minutes in Colorado Springs’ 2-1 loss to Orange County.

Ray Saari (KC) - Sacramento - Started and played 90 minutes in Sacramento’s 1-0 loss to Fresno.

Alex Tambakis (SKC) - North Carolina - Started and played 90 minutes in North Carolina’s 1-1 draw with Charlotte.

Brooks Thompson (ACA) - Swope Park - Dressed but did not play in Swope’s 3-1 loss to Tampa.

Kris Tyrpak (SKC) - Austin - Came off the bench and played 34 minutes in Austin’s 3-0 loss to San Antonio.

Christian Volesky (SKC) - Pittsburgh - Started and played 87 minutes in Pittsburgh’s 1-0 win over Bethlehem. Dressed but did not play in Pittsburgh’s 1-0 loss to Charlotte.

USL1

Will Bagrou (SKC) - Orlando - No game this week.

Brandon Fricke (ACA) - Lansing - Started and played 90 minutes in Lansing’s 1-1 draw with Chattanooga.

Ualefi (SKC) - Chattanooga - Started and played 90 minutes in Chattanooga’s 1-1 draw with Lansing.

Wilfred Williams (SKC) - Orlando - No game this week.

Zach Wright (SKC) - Tucson - Dressed but did not play in Tucson’s 3-1 win over Toronto.

International

Korede Aiyegbusi (SKC) - Amical Saint-Prex - Switzerland - Offseason.

Ever Alvarado (SKC) - Olimpia - Honduras - No game until 8/22.

Emiliano Amor (SKC) - Velez Sarsfield - Argentina - Offseason.

Scott Angevine (SKC) - Vasa - Finland - Started and played 90 minutes in Vasa’s 2-1 win over VPS II.

Bernardo Anor (SKC) - Caracas - Venezuela - No game until 7/10.

Stefan Antonijevic (SKC) - Sogndal - Norway - No game until 7/21.

Federico Bessone (SKC) - Prat - Spain - Offseason.

Claudio Bieler (SKC) - Independiente del Valle - Ecuador - Did not dress in Independiente’s 2-0 win over Deportivo Cuenca.

Sunil Chhetri (SKC) - Bengaluru - India - Offseason.

Jorge Claros (SKC) - Real Espana - Honduras - Offseason.

Nuno Coelho (SKC) - GD Chaves - Portugal - Offseason.

Daneil Cyrus (SKC) - Al Orubah - Saudi Arabia - Offseason.

Marcel de Jong (SKC) - Pacific FC - Canada - Out injured.

Amer Didic (SKC) - FC Edmonton - Canada - Did not dress in Edmonton’s 2-1 win over Forge.

Toni Dovale (SKC) - Army FC - Thailand - Lost 2-0 to Thai Honda.

Elvir Ibisevic (ACA) - NK Celje - Slovenia - No game until 7/14.

Peterson Joseph (SKC) - Hang Yuen - Taiwan - No game until 7/21.

Igor Juliao (SKC) - Fluminense - Brazil - No game until 7/17.

Michael Kafari (SKC) - Motala AIF FK - Sweden - Defeated Arameiska/Syriaska 1-0.

Igor Kostrov (SKC) - Slavia-Mozyr - Belarus - Started and played 90 minutes in Slavia’s 2-1 loss to Isloch.

Cristian Lobato (SKC) - UE Cornella - Spain - Offseason.

James Marcelin (SKC) - FC Edmonton - Canada - Started and played 90 minutes in Edmonton’s 2-1 win over Forge.

Kyle McLagan (KC) - FC Roskilde - Denmark - Offseason.

Soni Mustivar (SKC) - Neftchi Baku - Azerbaijan - No game until 7/11.

Erik Palmer-Brown (SKC) - Manchester City - England - Offseason.

Pablo Punyed (SKC) - KR - Iceland - Started and played 90 minutes in KR’s 2-1 win over IBV.

Jordi Quintilla (SKC) - FC St. Gallen - Switzerland - No game until 7/20.

Soony Saad (SKC) - Al Ansar - Lebanon - Offseason.

Peter Schmetz (SKC) - SSVg Velbert 02 - Germany - Offseason.

Khiry Shelton (SKC) - SC Paderborn 07 - Germany - No game until 8/11.

Yann Songo’o (SKC) - Plymouth Argyle - England - No game until 8/3.

Martin Steuble (SKC) - Ceres-La Salle - Philippines - Defeated Green Archers 4-3.

Milos Stojcev (SKC) - Tuzla City - No game until 7/19.

NWSL

Dorian Bailey (KC) - Washington - Started and played 56 minutes in Washington’s 4-3 loss to Orlando.

Shea Groom (KC) - Reign - Started and played 76 minutes in Reign FC’s 1-0 win over Portland.

Haley Hanson (KC) - Houston - Started and played 90 minutes in Houston’s 5-2 loss to North Carolina.

Jaycie Johnson (KC) - Reign - Did not dress in Reign FC’s 1-0 win over Portland.

Maegan Kelly (KC) - Reign - Dressed but did not play in Reign FC’s 1-0 win over Portland.

CeCe Kizer (KC) - Houston - Dressed but did not play in Houston’s 5-2 loss to North Carolina.

Mandy Laddish (KC) - Utah - No game this week.

Sydney Miramontez (KC) - Utah - No game this week.

Scout Watson (KC) - Reign - Did not dress in Reign FC’s 1-0 win over Portland.

NPSL

Tomas Granitto (SKC) - Miami FC - Started and played 61 minutes in Miami’s 4-1 win over Jacksonville.

David Greczek (SKC) - Motown FC - Started and played 90 minutes in Motown’s 2-0 win over Philadelphia.

Adam James (KC) - FC Wichita - Did not dress in Wichita’s 3-1 loss to Ozark FC.

Mike Jones (SKC) - Forth Worth - Did not dress in either of Forth Worth’s games.

Benji Joya (SKC) - Oakland - No games until the Founders’ Cup.

Matt Lewis (SKC) - New York - Started and played 90 minutes in New York’s 0-0 draw with Brooklyn. Came off the bench and played 45 minutes in New York’s 6-0 win over Kingston.

Indoor

Mitchell Cardenas (SKC) - Rio Grande Valley - Offseason.

Kevin Ellis (SKC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Patrick Kelly (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Robert Kelly (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Boris Pardo (SKC) - San Diego - Offseason.

Lucas Rodriguez (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Mark Saxby (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Active without a club or unknown

Emmanuel Appiah (SKC)

Ezra Armstrong (ACA)

Hakim Diaw (ACA)

Pablo Escobar (SKC)

Luis Gil (SKC)

Cody Hoffman (KC)

Tanner Hunjak (KC)

Will John (SKC)

Seo-In Kim (ACA)

Blake Levine (ACA)

Kamar Marriott (SKC)

Franky Martinez (SKC)

Yura Movsisyan (SKC)

Michal Mravec (SKC)

Jacob Peterson (SKC)

Max Rugova (ACA)

Alberto Sanchez (ACA)

Nansel Selbol (SKC)

Colton Storm (SKC)