Jill Ellis has been voted into the US Soccer Hall of Fame after coaching the US women to World Cup titles in 2015 and 2019.
The 56-year-old British-born coach was selected on 20 ballots out of 24 in a build-up vote that included only coach candidates for the class of 2023.
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Clive Charles, former U.S. Under-23 and Under-20 national team coach, national team assistant and University of Portland men’s and women’s coach, finished second with 12 votes and didn’t make the Hall total announced Wednesday.
Los Angeles Galaxy and San Jose coach Lothar Osiander finished third with three votes, while Los Angeles Galaxy, San Jose and Chicago coach Frank Yallop finished last with no votes.
Ellis, the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Coach of the Year, is the head coach of the San Diego Wave in the National Women’s Soccer League.
She will be cast next year along with Darcus Beasley, Landon Donovan, and Lauren Cheney Holiday.