Yoann Damet — Assistant Coach

Damet comes to Columbus after spending the 2022 season with the LA Galaxy, where he was LA Galaxy II’s head coach prior to being promoted to First Team Assistant Coach on Aug 26.  

Before making the move west, Damet was a member of FC Cincinnati’s coaching staff from 2017-21, serving as an assistant coach and interim head coach in 2019-20.  

Damet began his coaching career at just 16-years-old in his native France, spending four seasons with Beaune FC (2006-11). He additionally coached Jura Sud Foot (2011-13) and Dijon FCO (2013-14) before joining the CF Montreal Academy in 2014. The 32-year-old holds USSF Pro, UEFA A and Canadian Soccer Association A licenses. 

The Crew agreed to terms with the LA Galaxy, compensating the team an undisclosed amount for the release and ability to negotiate with Damet.