Minneapolis United Soccer for the City

Est. 1984
Minneapolis • Minnesota • USA

Coaching Directors

Our coaching directors main tasks are to serve as a role model for all MU coaches, identify a pool of potential coaches for fall and spring traveling seasons and place coaches with Traveling Teams, and assists in negotiation of compensation for paid coaches and assures that compensation is resolved prior to the start of each season.

MU’s Boys coaching director :
Tamba Johnson

A Minneapolis native, he played D1 at Wisconsin before playing with the Thunder. He has coached numerous C1 and Premier teams and is a player favorite at Winter training.


MU’s Girls coaching director :
Lawrence Tsoi

Since joining Minneapolis United in 2007 as a team coach, he has been dedicated to developing soccer talent in Minneapolis and has successfully coached several C3, C2, C1, and Premier teams.  Lawrence has also led the Minneapolis South High School women’s program for three years.