Maxime Chalier — Assistant Coach

Additionally joining the Crew from CF Montreal, Chalier most recently served as First Team Video Analyst from 2020-22. Prior to that, Chalier was the Academy Video Analyst from 2018-20. Chalier previously served as an assistant coach and Assistant Technical Director for Canadian side FC Gatineau. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Sports Performance from Paris 12 University and a master’s degree in sports science and performance from Lyon 1 University in France. Chalier holds a B license from the Canadian Soccer Association.

Crew players are currently in South Florida for the first trip of the preseason, where the Black & Gold will train in Port St. Lucie from Jan. 16-27. The Crew returns to Columbus and will train in-market from Jan. 28 – Feb. 5, before heading to Fort Lauderdale for the second trip of the preseason (Feb. 6-18).     

The Black & Gold are set to open the 2023 MLS season on the road against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, Feb. 25 and hosts D.C. United for the home opener at Field on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. ET.    

Single-game tickets are now on-sale for the general public and are available here.    

Soccer fans looking to experience Crew matches have a number of options as Season Ticket Membership for the 2023 season, which are currently on sale, includes benefits such as a subscription to Apple TV’s MLS Season Pass, exclusive, member-only events, a discount at the Crew Shop, monthly, interest free payment plans, the ability to purchase discounted parking, pre-sale access to all events at Field, Historic Crew Stadium and FirstEnergy Stadium, and a dedicated account manager and service representative. Fans interested in purchasing Season Ticket Memberships are encouraged to call 614-447-2739, email, or visit to get connected with a Season Ticket Member representative.