List of Major League Soccer coaches

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The following is a list of Major League Soccer coaches — including lists of current coaches and coaches with most wins. Major League Soccer is a Division 1 professional soccer league, with 16 teams in the United States and 3 in Canada.

Current MLS coaches[edit]

Name Nationality Age Club From Played in MLS
Frank Yallop  Canada 50 Chicago Fire 2014 1996 — 1998
Gregg Berhalter  United States 41 Columbus Crew 2014 2009 — 2011
Pablo Mastroeni  United States 38 Colorado Rapids 2014 1998 — 2013
Óscar Pareja  Colombia 46 FC Dallas 2014 1998 — 2005
Ben Olsen  United States 37 D.C. United 2010 1998 — 2009
Dominic Kinnear  United States 47 San Jose Earthquakes 2014 1996 — 2000
Bruce Arena  United States 63 Los Angeles Galaxy 2008 N/A
Frank Klopas  United States 48 Montreal Impact 2014 1996 — 1999
Jay Heaps  United States 38 New England Revolution 2011 1999 — 2009
Mike Petke  United States 38 New York Red Bulls 2012 1998 — 2010
Caleb Porter  United States 39 Portland Timbers 2013 1998 — 2000
Jeff Cassar  United States 40 Real Salt Lake 2014 1996–2001; 2003–2006
Owen Coyle  Scotland 48 Houston Dynamo 2015 N/A
Sigi Schmid  United States 61 Seattle Sounders FC 2009 N/A
Peter Vermes  United States 48 Sporting Kansas City 2009 1996 — 2002
Greg Vanney  United States 40 Toronto FC 2014 1996–2001; 2005–2008
Carl Robinson  Wales 38 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2014 2007 — 2011
Jim Curtin  United States 35 Philadelphia Union 2014 2001-2009
Jason Kreis  United States 41 New York City FC 2015 1996-2007
Adrian Heath  England 53 Orlando City SC 2015 N/A

Most coaching wins (regular season)[edit]

  1. Sigi Schmid (200)
  2. Bruce Arena (168)
  3. Dominic Kinnear (139)[1]
  4. Bob Bradley (124)[2]
  5. Frank Yallop (117)[3]
  6. Steve Nicol (112)
  7. Jason Kreis (90)[4]
  8. Peter Vermes (75)

Notes:

  • Last updated: August 2014
  • Coaches in bold are still active.

Most coaching wins (post season)[edit]

  1. Bruce Arena (27)
  2. Sigi Schmid (23)
  3. Dominic Kinnear (15)[5]
  4. Bob Bradley (14)[6]
  5. Jason Kreis (7)[7]

Notes:

List of all time coaches[edit]

The list of coaches includes everyone who has coached a club while they were in the MLS, whether in a permanent or temporary role. Interim coaches are listed only when they managed the team for at least one match in that period.

Coaches with in italics and highlighted in yellow are currently coaching a club.

Name Nationality Club From Until
Bob Bradley  United States Chicago Fire 1998 2002
Dave Sarachan  United States Chicago Fire 2003 2007
Juan Carlos Osorio  Colombia Chicago Fire 2007 2007
Denis Hamlett  Costa Rica Chicago Fire 2008 2009
Carlos de los Cobos  Mexico Chicago Fire 2010 2011
Frank Klopas  United States Chicago Fire 2011 2013
Frank Yallop  Canada Chicago Fire 2013 Present
Thomas Rongen  Netherlands Chivas USA 2005 2005
Javier Ledesma (interim)  Mexico Chivas USA 2005 2005
Hans Westerhof  Netherlands Chivas USA 2005 2005
Bob Bradley  United States Chivas USA 2006 2006
Preki  United States Chivas USA 2007 2009
Martin Vasquez  United States Chivas USA 2010 2010
Robin Fraser  United States Chivas USA 2011 2012
José Luis Sánchez Solá  Mexico Chivas USA 2013 2013
José Luis Real  Mexico Chivas USA 2013 2013
Wilmer Cabrera  Colombia Chivas USA 2014 2014
Bobby Houghton  England Colorado Rapids 1996 1996
Roy Wegerle (interim)  United States Colorado Rapids 1996 1996
Glenn Myernick  United States Colorado Rapids 1997 2000
Tim Hankinson  United States Colorado Rapids 2001 2004
Fernando Clavijo  United States Colorado Rapids 2005 2008
Gary Smith  England Colorado Rapids 2008 2011
Óscar Pareja  Colombia Colorado Rapids 2012 2013
Pablo Mastroeni  United States Colorado Rapids 2014 present
Timo Liekoski  Finland Columbus Crew 1996 1996
Tom Fitzgerald  United States Columbus Crew 1996 2001
Greg Andrulis  United States Columbus Crew 2001 2005
Robert Warzycha (interim)  Poland Columbus Crew 2005 2005
Sigi Schmid  United States Columbus Crew 2006 2008
Robert Warzycha  Poland Columbus Crew 2009 2013
Brian Bliss (interim)  United States Columbus Crew 2013 2013
Gregg Berhalter  United States Columbus Crew 2013 present
Bruce Arena  United States D.C. United 1996 1998
Thomas Rongen  Netherlands D.C. United 1999 2001
Ray Hudson  England D.C. United 2002 2003
Piotr Nowak  Poland D.C. United 2004 2006
Tom Soehn  United States D.C. United 2006 2009
Curt Onalfo  United States D.C. United 2009 2010
Ben Olsen  United States D.C. United 2010 present
Dave Dir  United States Dallas Burn 1996 2000
Mike Jeffries  United States Dallas Burn 2001 2003
Colin Clarke  Northern Ireland Dallas Burn/FC Dallas 2003 2006
Steve Morrow  Northern Ireland FC Dallas 2006 2008
Marco Ferruzzi  United States FC Dallas 2008 2008
Schellas Hyndman  United States FC Dallas 2008 2013
Óscar Pareja  Colombia FC Dallas 2014 present
Dominic Kinnear  United States Houston Dynamo 2006 2014
Owen Coyle  Scotland Houston Dynamo 2015 present
Lothar Osiander  Germany Los Angeles Galaxy 1996 1997
Octavio Zambrano  Ecuador Los Angeles Galaxy 1997 1999
Sigi Schmid  United States Los Angeles Galaxy 1999 2004
Steve Sampson  United States Los Angeles Galaxy 2004 2006
Frank Yallop  Canada Los Angeles Galaxy 2006 2007
Ruud Gullit  Netherlands Los Angeles Galaxy 2007 2008
Cobi Jones (interim)  United States Los Angeles Galaxy 2008 2008
Bruce Arena  United States Los Angeles Galaxy 2008 present
Carlos Córdoba  Argentina Miami Fusion 1998 1998
Ivo Wortmann  Brazil Miami Fusion 1998 2000
Ray Hudson  England Miami Fusion 2000 2001
Jesse Marsch  United States Montreal Impact 2012 2012
Marco Schällibaum   Switzerland Montreal Impact 2013 2014
Frank Klopas  United States Montreal Impact 2014 present
Frank Stapleton  Ireland New England Revolution 1996 1996
Thomas Rongen  Netherlands New England Revolution 1997 1998
Walter Zenga  Italy New England Revolution 1999 1999
Steve Nicol (interim)  Scotland New England Revolution 1999 1999
Fernando Clavijo  United States New England Revolution 2000 2002
Steve Nicol  Scotland New England Revolution 2002 2011
Jay Heaps  United States New England Revolution 2012 present
Jason Kreis  United States New York City FC 2013 present
Eddie Firmani  Italy New York/New Jersey MetroStars 1996 1996
Carlos Queiroz  Portugal New York/New Jersey MetroStars 1996 1996
Carlos Alberto Parreira  Brazil New York/New Jersey MetroStars 1997 1997
Alfonso Mondelo  Spain MetroStars 1998 1998
Bora Milutinović  Serbia MetroStars 1998 1999
Octavio Zambrano  Ecuador MetroStars 2000 2002
Bob Bradley  United States MetroStars 2003 2005
Mo Johnston  Scotland MetroStars/New York Red Bulls 2005 2006
Richie Williams (interim)  United States New York Red Bulls 2006 2006
Bruce Arena  United States New York Red Bulls 2006 2007
Juan Carlos Osorio  Colombia New York Red Bulls 2008 2009
Richie Williams (interim)  United States New York Red Bulls 2009 2009
Hans Backe  Sweden New York Red Bulls 2010 2012
Mike Petke  United States New York Red Bulls 2013 present
Adrian Heath  United States Orlando City SC 2015 present
Piotr Nowak  Poland Philadelphia Union 2010 2012
John Hackworth  United States Philadelphia Union 2012 2014
Jim Curtin  United States Philadelphia Union 2014 present
John Spencer  Scotland Portland Timbers 2011 2012
Gavin Wilkinson (interim)  New Zealand Portland Timbers 2012 2012
Caleb Porter  United States Portland Timbers 2013 present
John Ellinger  United States Real Salt Lake 2005 2007
Jason Kreis  United States Real Salt Lake 2007 2013
Jeff Cassar  United States Real Salt Lake 2013 present
Laurie Calloway  England San Jose Clash 1996 1997
Brian Quinn  Northern Ireland San Jose Clash 1997 1999
Jorge Espinoza (interim)  Chile San Jose Clash 1999 1999
Lothar Osiander  Germany San Jose Earthquakes 1999 2000
Frank Yallop  Canada San Jose Earthquakes 2001 2003
Dominic Kinnear  United States San Jose Earthquakes 2004 2005
Frank Yallop  Canada San Jose Earthquakes 2008 2013
Mark Watson  Canada San Jose Earthquakes 2013 2014
Dominic Kinnear  United States San Jose Earthquakes 2014 present
Sigi Schmid  United States Seattle Sounders FC 2009 present
Ron Newman  England Kansas City Wizards 1996 1999
Ken Fogarty (interim)  England Kansas City Wizards 1999 1999
Bob Gansler  United States Kansas City Wizards 1999 2006
Brian Bliss (interim)  United States Kansas City Wizards 2006 2006
Curt Onalfo  United States Kansas City Wizards 2007 2009
Peter Vermes  United States Kansas City Wizards/Sporting Kansas City 2009 present
Thomas Rongen  Netherlands Tampa Bay Mutiny 1996 1996
John Kowalski  United States Tampa Bay Mutiny 1997 1998
Tim Hankinson  United States Tampa Bay Mutiny 1998 2000
Alfonso Mondelo  Spain Tampa Bay Mutiny 2001 2001
Perry Van der Beck  United States Tampa Bay Mutiny 2001 2001
Mo Johnston  Scotland Toronto FC 2007 2007
John Carver  England Toronto FC 2008 2009
Chris Cummins (interim)  England Toronto FC 2009 2009
Preki  United States Toronto FC 2010 2010
Nick Dasovic (interim)  Canada Toronto FC 2010 2010
Aron Winter  Netherlands Toronto FC 2011 2012
Paul Mariner  England Toronto FC 2012 2012
Ryan Nelsen  New Zealand Toronto FC 2013 2014
Greg Vanney  United States Toronto FC 2014 present
Teitur Thordarson  Iceland Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2011 2011
Tom Soehn (interim)  United States Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2011 2011
Martin Rennie  Scotland Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2012 2013
Carl Robinson  Wales Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2014 present

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