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Doug Quinn steps down as FC Dallas president and CEO

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Doug Quinn steps down as FC Dallas president and CEO

FC Dallas president and CEO Doug Quinn is stepping down from his position with the team, the club announced on Wednesday.

Quinn has been on administrative leave since November when allegations of a domestic dispute in a New York hotel ended with him being arrested.

“After much consideration, I have decided to resign from FC Dallas to spend more time with my two beautiful daughters,” Quinn said in a statement released by the club. “I will be forever grateful to Clark and the Hunt family for giving me an opportunity to lead this great franchise, and I sincerely appreciate the hard work and dedication shown every day by the FC Dallas family.”

According to the team statement Dallas will begin its search for a new president immediately, with Dan Hunt, vice president of Hunt Sports Group, continuing his "leadership" role with the club.

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