Manager Sigi Schmid is on the hot seat after failing to get the Seattle Sounders out of the Western Conference semifinals, but GM Adrian Hanauer says no decision about his future has been made yet.
Manager Sigi Schmid is on the hot seat after failing to get the Seattle Sounders out of the Western Conference semifinals, but GM Adrian Hanauer says no decision about his future has been made yet.
Elaine Thompson/AP

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer says the club is not ready to make a decision on the future of coach Sigi Schmid.

Hanauer spoke on a conference call Monday afternoon, just a few days after the Sounders season ended with a loss against Portland in the MLS Western Conference semifinals.

Hanauer said he expects to sit down with Schmid and majority owner Joe Roth later this week to start discussions about whether to move forward with the only coach in the club's MLS history, or if there will be a change. Seattle closed the season by going winless in nine of its final 10 matches - playoffs included - capping a surprisingly poor run for a roster that featured U.S. national team players Clint Dempsey, Eddie Johnson and Brad Evans.

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