The Real Monarchs celebrated their first-ever United Soccer League Championship title on Wednesday with a parade in Herriman.
The celebration included a player meet-and-greet with fans at J. Lynn Crane Park, around which the entire team and members of the front office celebrated their championship.
There was also some news: the Monarchs announced that Jamison Olave, who has served two different stints as the team’s interim head coach and led Real to a championship in his second opportunity, was named the permanent coach on Wednesday.
The Monarchs beat the Eastern Conference champion Louisville City 3-1 to win the trophy. Despite conceding the first goal of the game in the sixth minute, the Monarchs came back to win.
They entered the postseason tournament fourth in the West and knocked off the top-seeded Phoenix Rising on the road. The win against Orange County in the first round was the first-ever postseason victory in the team’s history.
The team was also greeted by fans upon their arrival Monday evening at the Salt Lake City International Airport.