List of United States men's national soccer team managers

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The role of the United States men's national soccer team coach was first established in 1916 with the appointment of Thomas Cahill. Thirty-seven men have occupied this position.

The following tables include various statistics for head coaches of the United States men's national soccer team (featuring matches, wins, losses, ties, goals for, goals against and goal differential along with goals for average and goals-against average) from the team's inception in 1916 through the October 15, 2019 game with Canada.

Result percentage is based on formula used by US Soccer in their U.S. Soccer Media Guide [1] found on page 78.

  • Category items in bold represent leader based on a minimum of 18 matches


All-Time Record: 302–157–253 (W-D-L) - 53.44%

Head coaches[edit]

Managers Years M Wins Draws Losses Result % GF GA GD AGF AGA World
Cup apps
Gold Cup titles
United States Gregg Berhalter [2] [3] [4] 2018–present 17 10 2 5 58.82% 34 14 20 1.88 0.81
United States Dave Sarachan [5] [6] [7] 2017–2018 12 3 4 5 41.67% 11 15 –4 0.92 1.25
United States Bruce Arena [8]

[9][10][11]

1998–2006,
2016–2017
148 81 35 32 66.55% 243 111 132 1.64 0.75 2002, 2006 2002, 2005, 2017
Germany Jürgen Klinsmann [12][13][14] 2011–2016 98 55 16 27 64.29% 178 109 69 1.82 1.11 2014 2013
United States Bob Bradley [15][16] 2006–2011 80 43 12 25 61.25% 134 98 37 1.68 1.23 2010 2007
United States Steve Sampson [17][18][19][20] 1995–1998 62 26 14 22 53.23% 83 69 14 1.34 1.11 1998
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bora Milutinović [21][22][23] 1991–1995 96 30 31 35 47.40% 116 110 6 1.21 1.15 1994 1991
United States Poland John Kowalski [24] 1991 2 1 1 0 75.00% 4 2 2 2.00 1.00
United States Bob Gansler [25][26] 1982,
1989–1991
37 15 6 16 48.65% 43 41 2 1.16 1.11 1990
West Germany Lothar Osiander 1986–1988 18 4 5 9 36.11% 12 21 –9 0.67 1.17
Greece Alkis Panagoulias [27][28] 1983–1985 18 6 7 5 52.78% 19 21 –2 1.06 1.17
Ukraine United States Walt Chyzowych [29][30] 1976–1980 32 8 10 14 40.63% 26 50 –24 0.81 1.56
West Germany United States Manfred Schellscheidt 1975 3 0 0 3 0.00% 1 11 –10 0.33 3.67
United States Al Miller [31] 1975 2 0 0 2 0.00% 0 11 –11 0.00 5.50
West Germany Dettmar Cramer [32][33][34] 1974 2 0 0 2 0.00% 1 4 –3 0.50 2.00
United States Gordon Bradley 1973 5 0 0 5 0.00% 1 9 –8 0.20 1.80
United States Gene Chyzowych 1973 5 3 0 2 60.00% 4 5 –1 0.80 1.80
Poland Max Wosniak 1973 2 0 0 2 00.00% 0 8 –8 0.00 4.00
United States Bob Kehoe [35] 1971–1972 4 0 1 3 12.50% 6 10 –4 1.50 2.50
England Gordon Jago [36] 1969 2 0 0 2 0.00% 0 3 –3 0.00 1.50
Wales Phil Woosnam 1968 9 4 1 4 50.00% 22 22 0 2.44 2.44
West Germany John Herberger 1964 1 0 0 1 0.00% 0 10 –10 0.00 10.00
United States Jim Reed 1959–1961 4 0 1 3 12.50% 4 16 –12 1.00 4.00
United States George Meyer 1957, 1965 8 1 2 5 25.00% 9 26 –17 1.13 3.25
United States Jimmy Mills 1956 1 0 0 1 0.00% 1 9 –8 1.00 9.00
Hungary Ernő Schwarz 1953–1955 6 2 0 4 33.33% 12 18 –6 2.00 3.00
England John Wood 1952 2 0 0 2 0.00% 0 14 –14 0.00 7.00
Scotland Bill Jeffrey 1949–1952 3 1 0 2 33.33% 4 8 –4 1.33 2.67 1950
United States Walter Giesler 1948–1949 8 1 1 6 33.33% 8 44 –36 1.00 5.50
Scotland Andrew Brown 1947 2 0 0 2 0.00% 2 10 –8 1.00 5.00
United States Bill Lloyd 1937 3 0 0 3 0.00% 6 19 –13 2.00 6.33
United States Elmer Schroeder 1936 1 0 0 1 0.00% 0 1 –1 0.00 1.00
United States David Gould 1934 2 1 0 1 50.00% 5 9 –4 2.50 4.50 1934
United States Robert Millar 1929–1933 4 2 0 2 50.00% 10 10 0 2.50 2.50 1930
United States George Burford 1924, 1928 6 2 1 3 41.67% 10 22 –12 1.67 3.67
England Nat Agar 1925–1926 3 2 0 1 66.67% 12 4 8 4.00 1.33
United States Thomas Cahill 1916 2 1 1 0 75.00% 4 3 1 2.00 1.50

Sources:
USMNT All-Time Scores – SoccerOverThere.com.
USA national football team
United States men's national soccer team results

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Men's Soccer Media Guide". US Soccer.
  2. ^ "Gregg Berhalter Named Head Coach of U.S. Men'S National Team". US Soccer. December 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "United States to name Gregg Berhalter as new men's national team coach". ESPN. December 2, 2018.
  4. ^ "USMNT to hire Gregg Berhalter as head coach, ending months-long search for Bruce Arena replacement". CBS Sports. November 29, 2018.
  5. ^ "Dave Sarachan completes tenure as USMNT interim head coach". SB Nation. November 21, 2018.
  6. ^ "Dave Sarachan to stay on as USMNT interim manager through end of year". SB Nation. June 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Dave Sarachan Named Interim USMNT Coach for Portugal Friendly". Sports Illustrated. October 24, 2017.
  8. ^ "Bruce Arena resigns as USMNT coach after team fails to qualify for World Cup". SB Nation. October 13, 2017.
  9. ^ "U.S. Soccer goes back to the future with Bruce Arena hiring". Los Angeles Times. November 22, 2016.
  10. ^ Brian Trusdell. "Bruce Arena out as U.S. soccer coach," The Associated Press, Friday, July 14, 2006.
  11. ^ "Arena To Replace Sampson As Coach". CBS Sportsline. October 26, 1998.
  12. ^ "Jürgen Klinsmann Fired as U.S. Soccer Coach". New York Times. November 21, 2016.
  13. ^ "Klinsmann Agrees to Four-Year Extension as U.S. Coach". New York Times. December 12, 2013.
  14. ^ "A Fresh Face for U.S. Soccer". New York Times. July 29, 2011.
  15. ^ "U.S. Soccer Has Restart as Bradley Is Dismissed". New York Times. July 28, 2011.
  16. ^ "Bob Bradley Named Head Coach of U.S. Men's National Team". U.S. Soccer. May 16, 2007.
  17. ^ "Sampson Resigns as U.S. Coach". Washington Post. June 30, 1998.
  18. ^ "Sampson out as U.S. soccer coach," The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 30, 1998.
  19. ^ "Sampson officially gets the U.S. job". Los Angeles Times. August 3, 1995.
  20. ^ "Interim Coach Steve Sampson Has U.S. Soccer Team Playing Well". Los Angeles Times. July 9, 1995.
  21. ^ "Milutinovic Quits As Soccer Coach". New York Times. April 15, 1995.
  22. ^ "A Confident Milutinovic Takes Over as U.S. Coach". New York Times. March 28, 1991.
  23. ^ "New Soccer Coach". New York Times. March 24, 1991.
  24. ^ "SOCCER NORTH AMERICAN NATIONS CUP : U.S. Displays Sock in 2-0 Victory". Los Angeles Times. March 17, 1991.
  25. ^ "Coaches Ruled Out". New York Times. February 27, 1991.
  26. ^ "New National Coach". New York Times. January 17, 1989.
  27. ^ "2 Soccer Officials Ousted". New York Times. June 27, 1985.
  28. ^ "Team America Coach". New York Times. January 29, 1983.
  29. ^ "Change of Leadership In the U.S. Federation". New York Times. January 16, 1991.
  30. ^ "U. S. World Cup Team Starts Colorado Training Tuesday". New York Times. August 22, 1976.
  31. ^ "U.S. Team Heads for Europe". New York Times. March 23, 1975.
  32. ^ "Cramer Gets Offer". New York Times. January 13, 1975.
  33. ^ "Representative U.S.Team Forming Under Cramer". New York Times. September 1, 1974.
  34. ^ "Cramer of Germany Signs a 4‐Year Contract to Push Development of Soccer in This Country". New York Times. July 28, 1974.
  35. ^ "Kehoe World Cup Coach". New York Times. May 11, 1972.
  36. ^ "Jago U.S. Soccer Coach". New York Times. March 7, 1969.