(Foxborough) Caleb Porter was named the new head coach of the New England Revolution on Tuesday after leading the Portland Timbers and Columbus Crew to MLS Cup titles.

Porter succeeds Bruce Arena, who resigned Sept. 9, about five weeks after MLS temporarily suspended him during an investigation into allegations he made inappropriate and disrespectful remarks. The Revolution called a press conference to introduce Porter on January 3.

Porter, 48, coached the University of Akron Zips from 2006 to 2012, leading them to the U.S. Men’s College Soccer Championship in 2010. He then managed the U.S. Under-20 team. 23-year-old who failed to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.

He was also the head coach of the Timbers from 2013 to 2017, and notably allowed them to defeat the Crew 2-1 in the MLS Cup in 2015. Porter subsequently managed the Crew from 2019 to 2022, having in the process Seattle Sounders 3-0 in MLS Cup in 2020. Porter was named MLS’s Most Outstanding Head Coach in 2013.

The Revolution has never won the MLS title, losing in the final in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2014.