Gregg Berhalter

Gregg Berhalter
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Personal information
Full nameGregg Berhalter
Date of birth(1973-08-01) August 1, 1973 (age 44)
Place of birthEnglewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current team
Columbus Crew SC (Head Coach)
Youth career
1991-1994North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
1993Raleigh Flyers
1996-1998Sparta Rotterdam10(0)
1998-2000Cambuur Leeuwarden56(2)
2001-2002Crystal Palace19(1)
2002-2006Energie Cottbus111(9)
2006-20091860 Munich73(8)
2009-2011Los Angeles Galaxy52(0)
National team
1993United States U204(0)
1994-2006United States44(0)
Teams managed
2011Los Angeles Galaxy (assistant)
2011-2013Hammarby IF
2013-Columbus Crew SC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


* Senior club performances and goals counted for the home league only. Gregg Berhalter (/bərˈhɔːltər/; given birth to August 1, 1973) is usually a retired American soccer participant and current mind trainer of Columbus Team SC in Main League Soccer.

Playing career

Early life and education

Berhalter was created in Englewood, NJ and was raised in Tenafly, NJ, and was a higher college teammate of Claudio Reyna in Saint Benedict's Preparatory College in Newark, NJ. He played university soccer in the University or college of NEW YORK at Chapel Hill. In 1993, he spent the collegiate off time of year playing for the Raleigh Flyers from the USISL.


Berhalter still left UNC after his junior calendar year, putting your signature on with Dutch membership Zwolle in 1994. He afterwards performed for Sparta Rotterdam and SC Cambuur Leeuwarden in holland (later that they had U.S. blessed professional Alex Pama also there), and with Crystal Palace in Britain (where he briefly performed alongside Jovan Kirovski). During his period at Crystal Palace, he have scored once against Bradford Town.In 2002, Berhalter agreed upon with Energie Cottbus from the German Bundesliga. He continued to create 111 league performances with the group, captaining these to a successful advertising back again to the Bundesliga. In 2006, Berhalter agreed upon with TSV 1860 München of the two 2. Bundesliga, and was called captain from the group. He remained there for an additional two . 5 years, producing 73 league performances for Die Löwen.After a 15-year career in European countries, Berhalter moved back again to america in April 2009. He agreed upon a agreement with Major Group Soccer, his initial club agreement in his house nation. He was uncovered as a LA Galaxy participant on Apr 3, 2009. In his initial season using the Galaxy, their goals against had been cut in fifty percent—from 61 to 30—with Berhalter being truly a leader in protection while effectively mentoring Omar Gonzalez to First year of the entire year honors.On November 14, 2009, he scored in the 103rd minute from the scoreless Traditional western Conference last, propelling the Galaxy to a 2–0 make an impression on the Houston Dynamo and in to the 2009 MLS Glass. It had been his first objective in 28 performances with the membership.In his second season, the Galaxy gained the MLS Supporters Shield and additional decreased their goals against to 26 for the growing season, a Galaxy record.On Oct 12, 2011, Berhalter announced his decision to retire by the end from the 2011 MLS period.


Berhalter earned his initial cover for the U.S. nationwide team on Oct 15, 1994, against Saudi Arabia. Berhalter performed a significant part for the U.S. in the 2002 Globe Cup, stepping set for the hurt Jeff Agoos and beginning the final two video games, and in doing this became the first Crystal Palace participant to try out in a global Cup match.ON, MAY 25, 2006, Berhalter was put into the U.S. nationwide team's roster for the 2006 Globe Cup, changing the hurt Cory Gibbs. Berhalter indicated confidence in the power of the group in the operate up to the competition, but was an unused alternative in every three group video games. The U.S. was removed after finishing in the bottom of Group E in the first circular with one pull and two defeats.

Coaching career

Hammarby IF

Following a time of year as LA Galaxy's assistant mentor, Berhalter was called head mentor for Swedish golf club Hammarby IF on December 12, 2011. Berhalter's session was historical, as he was the initial American to ever manage a specialist team in European countries. Berhalter was terminated on July 24, 2013 for the "insufficient attacking play".

Columbus Crew SC

Berhalter became the sporting movie director and head trainer of Columbus Team on November 16, 2013.

Coaching record

By August 26, 2017 Group From To Duration Record G W L T Gain % Hammarby Dec 12, 2011 July 23, 2013 1 season, 7 a few months 7001460000000000000


LA Galaxy MLS Glass: 2011 Main Little league Soccer Supporter's Shield: 2010, 2011 Main League Soccer European Conference Tournament: 2009, 2011

See also

Set of current MLS coaches