Sporting KC extends Peter Vermes’ contract through 2019 MLS season

Sporting KC extends Peter Vermes' contract through 2019 MLS season

Sporting KC extends Peter Vermes' contract through 2019 MLS season

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Sporting Kansas City announced Tuesday that the organization has decided to extend Peter Vermes’ contract as manager and technical director of the club through the 2019 MLS season.

Vermes is the club’s all-time winningest coach and the eighth winningest coach in MLS history.  He is also the only person to win the MLS Cup as a player and coach with the same team.

“I have been extremely fortunate and I am incredible appreciative for not only being a part of the vision of this ownership group and organization over the last 10-plus year, but also for the opportunity to continue to be a steward for the club,” Vermes said in a news release. “I’ve been involved with this project from ground zero and am exceptionally proud to be able to build on the foundation that has been created here.”