Hyndman is glad to be doing it on his terms.
â€śI felt it was the best thing for the club, which is very important to me, that they go in a different direction,â€ť Hyndman told reporters Friday. â€śIt is very difficult for me because Iâ€™ve coached for so many years. I love the competitive side, I love the teamwork, I love the training. Itâ€™s come to a point in time [where] I think the team needs a different voice. Iâ€™ve not been able to bring the best out of them.â€ť
FC Dallas chairman Clark Hunt is disappointed to be losing Hyndman. Hunt played for Hyndman when he was the head coach at nearby Southern Methodist University.
â€śToday is a very sad day for our family,â€ť Hunt said. â€śIâ€™ve known [Schellas] for 30 years, and he is somebody I have a tremendous amount of respect and admiration for and I am so thankful for his time at FC Dallas. When I hired him five-and-a-half years ago, I knew what a talent he was and itâ€™s been so fulfilling for me to have a chance to work with him personally and see him have the level of achievement that he did he with FC Dallas."
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