USA assistant coach Peter (Piotr) Nowak is being linked with Leo Beenhakker's Poland job. Nowak turned down the post in 2006 to continue working in the 'States and is high on the Polish FA's shortlist in the event Beenhakker fails to guide the country to the 2010 World Cup.

Along with being Bob Bradley's No2, former DC United coach Nowak also is in charge of the USA U23 team.