MASL STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF RON NEWMAN
KANSAS CITY (August 27, 2018) – The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) is saddened to hear of the passing of Ron Newman. Mr. Newman was one of the most successful coaches in the history of the arena game, winning 10 championships in 11 seasons. More than that, he was an innovator and ambassador for the game.
“Ron Newman’s impact on the game of soccer in the United States can be felt not only in arena soccer, but across the game as a whole. Our Championship Trophy bears his name because he embodied a true champion. Our thoughts and prayers of the staff and players across the league are with the Newman family today.