Fraser joined the Rapids as the ninth permanent head coach for the club on August 25, 2019. Fraser spent the last four seasons serving as an assistant coach with Toronto FC. During his time in Toronto, the club won the first domestic treble in MLS history winning MLS Cup, the Supporters’ Shield and the Canadian Championship in 2017. The club also qualified for the playoffs in three of Fraser’s four seasons at the club, reached two MLS Cup Finals and won three consecutive Canadian Championships.
The Kington, Jamaica native began his MLS coaching career with Real Salt Lake in 2007 and was an assistant coach for the club’s 2009 MLS Cup win. He was appointed Head Coach of Chivas USA in 2011 before taking up an assistant coach role with the New York Red Bulls in 2012, playing a key role in their 2013 Supporters’ Shield-winning season.
In total, with over 12 years of coaching experience in MLS, Fraser boasts eight MLS Cup Playoff berths, has taken home two Supporters’ Shields, won three Canadian Championships, reached the CONCACAF Champions League Final, and competed in three MLS Cup Finals ultimately winning two MLS Cups with Real Salt Lake and Toronto FC.
As a player, Fraser began his professional career in the American Soccer League, playing for the Colorado Foxes until joining Major League Soccer in its 1996 inaugural season. Fraser was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 1996 MLS Player Draft and went on to play for the LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, and the Columbus Crew.