Who is Gregg Berhalter?
Gregg Berhalter is an eminent American former soccer player and a soccer coach. Currently, he is the head coach of the United States men’s national soccer team. Previously he coached Columbus Crew SC in Major League Soccer, Hammarby IF in Sweeden, and served as an assistant coach for LA Galaxy.
How Old Is Gregg Berhalter?
He is 49 years old as of 2022, having been born on August 1, 1973, in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. Gregg shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Christopher Sturniolo, Matthew Sturniolo, Delina Hillock, Nicolas Sturniolo, Mia Sayoko, Jason Momoa, and many more.
Gregg Berhalter Family
Who are Gregg Berhalter Parents?
He was born to Joseph Berhalter (Father) and Dolores Berhalter (Mother).
Does Gregg Berhalter have Siblings?
He has a brother by the name of Jay Berhalter.
Gregg Berhalter Education
He received his high school education at Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School. After high school, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he played college soccer.
Gregg Berhalter Wife
He is married to the love of his life Rosalind Berhalter.
Gregg Berhalter Kids
He and his wife Rosalind have four kids. One of their kid’s names is Sebastian Berhalter (born on May 10, 2001) an American professional soccer player. However, the other names and whereabouts of his kids are not mentioned on the internet.
Gregg Berhalter Playing Career
He left UNC after his junior year and in 1994 signed with Dutch club Zwolle. Later he played in the Netherlands for Sparta Rotterdam and SC Cambuur Leeuwarden and with Crystal Palace in England (where he briefly played alongside Jovan Kirovski). During his time at Crystal Palace, he scored once against Bradford City. Gregg then signed with Energie Cottbus of the German Bundesliga in 2002.
And while there he made 11 league appearances with the team, captaining them to promotion back to the Bundesliga. He then signed with TSV 1860 Munich of the 2. Bundesliga in 2006 and was named captain of the team. He stayed there for two and a half years where he made 73 league appearances for Die Lowen. After spending 15 years career in Europe, he returned back to the United States in April 2009. There he signed a contract with Major League Soccer, his first club contract in his home country.
And on April 3, 2009, was revealed as a Los Angeles Galaxy player. Gregg scored in the 103rd minute of the scoreless Western Conference final on November 14, 2009, thus propelling the Galaxy to a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo and into the 2009 MLS Cup. This became his first goal in 28 appearances with the club. In his second season with the Galaxy, they won the MLS Supporters Shield and further reduced their goals against to 26 for the season, a Galaxy record. He announced on October 12, 2011, his decision to retire at the end of the 2011 MLS season.
Gregg Berhalter International Career
Besides playing at the club level, he also earned his first cap for the U.S. national team on October 15, 1994, against Saudi Arabia. Moreover, he played a significant role for the U.S. at the 2002 World Cup, stepping in for the injured Jeff Agoosand starting the last two games. By doing so, he became the first Crystal Palace player in a World Cup match. He was then added to the U.S. national team’s roster on May 25, 2006, for the 2006 World Cup, replacing injured Cory Gibbs.
Gregg Berhalter Coaching Career
After a season as Los Angeles Galaxy’s assistant coach, on December 12, 2011, he was named head coach for Swedish club Hammarby IF. On July 24, 2013, he was fired because of a “lack of attacking play”. As Hammarby was in 8th place at the time of the sacking.
On November 6, 2013, he became the sporting director and head coach of Columbus Crew. Under him, Columbus Crew qualified for the playoffs in 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. Moreover, they reached the MLS Cup 2015 but lost at home 2-1 to the Portland Timbers.
Gregg became the head coach of the United States national team on December 2, 2018. On January 27, 2019, he earned his first victory in a friendly against Panama. In addition, he coached the United States to the continental championship at the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup on August 1, 2021. He went on and led the U.S. to a 2-0 victory over rival Mexico on November 12, 2021, in the World Cup Qualifying at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Gregg Berhalter Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 1inch (1.85m) and a weight of 80 kg (176lbs).
Gregg Berhalter Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $1.2 million and a net worth of $72 million.