Charlotte Independence appoint former MLS boss ahead of their inaugural season in 2015
'The partnership also will allow us to maximize our relationship with the Colorado Rapids'
New team set to become the Rapids' USL PRO affiliate from the start of the 2015 season
Clint Irwin provides a look into life of lower division players with his article for national magazine
Goalkeeper hopes sharing personal experience of reaching the pros opens eyes to lower leagues
Defender has appeared in two matches for USL Pro side, Friday's finale to be streamed live
Special to ColoradoRapids.com
MLS Reserve teams to compete in interleague play; some MLS clubs to affiliate with USL PRO