Montreal Impact

Montreal Impact

About Montreal Impact

Montreal Impact (French: Impact de Montral) was a Canadian professional soccer club based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1992, the team played in the North American Soccer League (NASL), the second tier of the American Soccer Pyramid until the 2011 season. The owner Joey Saputo now operates the MLS team Montreal Impact. The team played its home games at Saputo Stadium from 2008 until its move to MLS. The team's colours were blue and white. The Impact's interim head coach was Nick De Santis since Marc Dos Santos resigned in 2011. At 32 years of age, he became one of the youngest head coaches of any American or Canadian professional sports team. The Impact also operated an academy called Montreal Impact Academy, which began play in the Canadian Soccer League in 2009. They also used to operate an indoor team (of the same name) in the NPSL (at the Bell Centre, then at Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard) with many of the same players, from - to -.