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Bob Lilley out as Rhinos coach, heads to Pittsburgh

Bob Lilley out as Rhinos coach, heads to Pittsburgh

November 14, 2017 02:14 PM

Bob Lilley is leaving Rochester for Pittsburgh, the Rhinos announced Tuesday.

In a news release, the Rhinos said Lilley will "assume duties with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds."

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In a statement, Rhinos Chief Soccer Officer Pat Ercoli writes: "Bob Lilley should be proud of his accomplishments in Rochester, as he coached the Rhinos to many memorable victories. He always brings a winning spirit and an infectious dedication to the sport."

Lilley led Rochester to an 87-37-53 record over the course of two stints starting in 2010. He also brought home the 2015 USL Championship.

Rhinos owner David Dworkin said, "We knew Bob Lilley as one of the most respected coaches in the United Soccer League. He provided leadership to the team and to our organization. We thank him for his commitment to giving Rochester fans plenty of exciting soccer."

The Rhinos will hold a news conference Wednesday to discuss the future of the team.

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