Galaxy Head Coach Bruce Arena named 2010 Coach of the Year

The sixth annual LA Sports Awards will be held on Feb. 24

Bruce Arena - Australia trip

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LOS ANGELES - LA Galaxy Head Coach Bruce Arena will
receive the prestigious 2010 Coach of the Year award during the sixth annual LA
Sports Awards, which will be held on Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Beverly Hilton
Hotel.

The LA Sports Awards are presented annually by the Los Angeles
Sports Council to celebrate the greatest moments of the year in sports in the
Los Angeles/Orange County area. Southern California sports fans can cast their ballot now through
January 31 for the 2010
LA Sports Awards, the annual televised awards show celebrating the
greatest sports moments of the year in the Los Angeles/Orange County
area.  VOTE NOW

Arena guided the Galaxy to the best
regular-season record in Major League Soccer (18-7-5) in 2010 as the team
advanced to the Western Conference Final. He is the former head coach of the
U.S. men's national team, leading the squad to the FIFA World Cup twice. He also
was coach of the U.S. Olympic team in 1996. Arena coached two MLS championship
teams, too.

The awards show will be televised on FOX Sports West (initial
airing will be on March 4) and will include special appearances by many of the
athletes and coaches whose achievements helped make 2010 such a memorable year
in sports.

In addition to the Coach of the Year award, the ceremony also will feature
a countdown of the Top 10 moments for 2010 as selected by a blue-ribbon media
panel, along with the naming of the Sportsman, Sportswoman, and Sports Executive
of the Year.

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