New York City FC promotes Mehdi Ballouchy to assistant coach

New York City FC announced Friday that Mehdi Ballouchy has been promoted from the academy to an assistant coach on Ronny Deila's staff.
The former NYCFC midfielder joined the academy staff in 2017 and was most recently the head coach of the U-15s. During his time at NYCFC, he's also coached the U-14s and his teams have competed against top teams both domestically and abroad.
Ballouchy said: "I'm very excited and grateful for the opportunity to join Ronny's staff and take on a bigger role with New York City FC. It's been an honor to coach our boys -- we've accomplished so many good things on the pitch, and I will miss working with them on a daily basis."
Read more about Ballouchy's promotion on NYCFC.com.