The Sport Effect

Jacksonville Jaguars executive Karim Kassam, who joined team in February, out of job

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jaguars senior vice president of soccer operations and technique Karim Kassam is no extended with the franchise.

“Karim and the team have come to the conclusion that it is in our mutual best desire to go in different directions. We would like Karim absolutely nothing but the best,” Tony Khan, the Jaguars’ main soccer technique officer, explained.

The motive that Kassam is no extended with the team was not straight away regarded.

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Kassam was employed Feb. 19 to oversee the team’s soccer technologies and analytics section in addition to wage-cap administration while operating with head mentor Urban Meyer and common manager Trent Baalke.

Kassam is the second man or woman employed before this 12 months by the new regime to leave the franchise. Chris Doyle resigned as director of sports effectiveness a working day immediately after his selecting was declared immediately after there was enormous backlash around the go. Doyle experienced arrived at a separation agreement last summer with Iowa immediately after he was accused of earning racist remarks and belittling and bullying players while the program’s strength and conditioning coordinator.

Kassam arrived to the Jaguars immediately after serving as the director of baseball exploration with the Minnesota Twins. He spent the previous 5 decades as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ analytics and soccer exploration coordinator.