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Report: Former Revolution Players Matt Reis, Pat Noonan to Join Arena's USMNT Coaching Staff

Pat Noonan, USMNT Assistant Coach. Matt Reis, USMNT Goalkeeping Coach. I like it, has a good ring to it.

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Bruce Arena isn't wasting any time getting to work as the new head coach of the United States Men's National team.

According to an article from Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl, Arena will carry over the bulk of his staff from the Los Angeles Galaxy. Assistant coaches, Matt Reis and Pat Noonan, both former New England Revolution players, as well as his son Kenny Arena look set to join Bruce on the bench for the USMNT.

Reis, who holds every goalkeeping record in New England, joined the LA Galaxy staff in 2014 after retiring as a player to be closer to his family. The former UCLA Bruin had two caps as a player for the USMNT and was the third keeper on the winning 2005 Gold Cup team.

Pat Noonan played over 100 games for the Revs notching 37 goals in five seasons with the club. He also joined the Galaxy after retiring from MLS in 2012, playing his last season in Los Angeles. Noonan has 15 caps and one goal for the USMNT and was also a member of the 2005 Gold Cup winning squad.

Also according to Wahl, Tab Ramos will likely stay as the USA's Under-20 coach and youth technical director. While nothing is official right now, this would still be a pretty cool gig for two beloved and talented former players.