Aug. 7, 1958
Alberto Salazar (age 60)
The Nike Oregon Project head coach, born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in Wayland, Mass., was a distance running star for the University of Oregon before succeeding in the marathon and winning the annual New York City race three years in a row (1980-82) as well as the Boston Marathon in 1982.
Aug. 8, 1986
Mark Parsons (age 32)
From England, the Portland Thorns head coach has two older brothers still there and a younger sister who moved to Scotland. While serving as an apprentice in fitting cars with sound systems and alarms, he decided to try coaching a local boys soccer team, then volunteered with Chelsea Football Club.