Women's Soccer Coach Resigns

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UNDATED (AP) -- The coach of the U.S. women's national soccer team, Jill Ellis, is stepping down after leading the United States to back-to-back Women's World Cup titles.
Ellis has been coach of the team since 2014 and has led it to eight overall tournament titles, including victories at the World Cup in 2015 in Canada and earlier this month in France .
She will remain with the team for a World Cup victory tour, which kicks off Saturday with a match against Ireland at the Rose Bowl. Following the conclusion of the five-match tour in October, she will serve as a U.S. Soccer ambassador.



 
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