Assistant Coach - Amos Magee
Amos Magee joined the Portland coaching staff for the Timbers’ inaugural Major League Soccer season in 2011. He was an assistant coach for two seasons with Portland’s second-division club from 2009-10.
With the Timbers, Magee helped coach the team to back-to-back playoff appearances, win the 2009 USL First Division regular-season championship and assemble a league-record, 24-game unbeaten streak in 2009. Following a 13-year playing career, he joined the coaching ranks as a player/assistant coach in 2004 with the Minnesota Thunder of United Soccer Leagues. Magee served as the Thunder head coach from 2006-08 and also coached with the U.S. Maccabi Men’s Open Team prior to joining the Timbers. In 2007, he led the U.S. Maccabi Men’s Open Team to a gold-medal performance at the Maccabi Pan-American Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A native of St. Paul, Minn., Magee spent most of his 13-year playing career with the Minnesota Thunder (1991-2004), but also played parts of three seasons in MLS with the Tampa Bay Mutiny (2000-01) and Chicago Fire (2001-02). A forward, he recorded 64 goals and 39 assists for the Thunder, becoming the club’s all-time career scoring leader. Magee led the Thunder to six finals appearances and the USL First Division title in 1999; he was named the MVP of the finals with a pair of assists in the championship match. He was a two-time all-league selection, including a USL First Division All-League first-team nod in 1998. For his accomplishments as a player, he was inducted into the USL Hall of Fame in 2008 and is a member of the Minnesota Thunder Hall of Fame Class of 2005.
He had a standout collegiate career at Wesleyan University (Conn.) and finished as the school’s all-time leading scorer. Magee was inducted into the Wesleyan University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008.
Magee holds a USSF ‘A’ coaching license.