Former FIU National Champion Signs MLS Head Coach Job

The 1984 FIU Mens Soccer team that Fraser was apart of. Photo/FIU Athletics

 Former FIU Men’s Soccer player Robin Fraser has signed a deal to become the next head coach of the Colorado Rapids in the MLS. 

Fraser played defense for FIU Soccer from 1984-1988 and won the Division II national championship in 1984. 

Fraser also took part in FIU Soccer’s first two seasons in Division I soccer. 

In his time here at FIU, Fraser took home a Florida Player of the Year award, second Team All-American, and three Florida All-Team awards. 

Fraser had great success during his time in the MLS. In his 10 year career in the MLS, which spanned from 1996 to 2005. Fraser is a two time MLS defender of the year and was a five-time all-star.  

Fraser has made the rounds as a coach in the MLS since retiring as a player. Serving as an assistant for Real Salt Lake and New York Red Bulls. Before Fraser was announced as the new head coach for the Rapids, he was an assistant at Toronto FC. 

Fraser is continuing to keep FIU’s name relevant in the MLS. This past Spring, Santiago Patino was drafted second overall by Orlando City. 

Fraser will be the 12th coach in Rapid’s history and will try to steer the struggling franchise in the right direction. 

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