FRISCO, Texas (February 14, 2023) – North Texas SC announced today the additionsof John Gall and Kyle Zobeck to complete the team’s coaching staff ahead of the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season. Gall will work as assistant coach under head coach Javier Cano while Zobeck serves as interim goalkeeping coach.
Gall joins North Texas SC as an assistant coach after taking over as head coach of the FC Dallas Academy U-13’s in 2017. During his first year in charge, Gall won the Dallas Cup. In 2020, Gall was promoted to head coach of the U-19’s Academy team. Last year during the 2022 MLS NEXT Cup, he led the U-19’s to the semifinal. Before joining the FC Dallas organization, Gall was the head coach of Marcus High School’s soccer team from 2001-15. The Wales native guided the Marauders to back-to-back state titles in 2007-08. Gall will also be the FC Dallas Youth Boys Director of Coaching as well assisting Javier.
“To come all the way through the Academy and to push myself into the second team is a privilege,” Gall said. “Joining a group of experienced guys in a coaching staff like Javier (Cano), Michel, and Kyle (Zobeck) is important for the team’s growth and personal growth as a coach.”
Kyle Zobeck joins North Texas SC after spending three years as an FC Dallas keeper from 2018-21. During the 2020 MLS season, Zobeck played 318 minutes and registered three starts in four appearances. The native of Coralville, Iowa, made his FC Dallas debut on September 2, 2020, versus Sporting KC coming in as a substitute. Zobeck made five appearances and played 450 minutes for North Texas SC during 2019. He started for North Texas in the 2019 USL League One final where he kept a clean sheet and set a league high of seven saves in a final.
“I love this club, I have been here for a number of years as a player,” Zobeck said. “It’s going to be great working with this group of coaches and I am looking forward to spending a lot of time with them and coaching this NTSC team.”