Gotham FC head coach Freya Coombe and former team general manager Alyse LaHue in 2020. © Chris Pedota, NorthJersey.com via Imagn Content Services, LLC
NJ/NY Gotham FC and general manager Alyse LaHue have parted ways.
In a Tweet late Friday afternoon, the National Women’s Soccer League club announced that LaHue had, as of July 9 – a week ago today – was no longer employed by the team.
The team’s decision to fire LaHue was based on results of a league investigation into “a complaint of violation of league policy.”
Club statement. pic.twitter.com/hlBpaiwkaP
— NJ/NY Gotham FC (@GothamFC) July 16, 2021
“During her three years with the club, Gotham FC has made significant strides on and off the field and built the foundation for continued success,” a club statement read.
The team did not explain why it took a week for it to make public LaHue’s firing.
Team vice chair Ed Balbandian will oversee the club’s day-to-day operations, while the ownership and club chair Tammy Murphy searches for a successor to LaHue.
Gotham FC is in seventh place with a 3-1-4 mark and 13 points.