Gregg Berhalter: teams coached, age, stats, salary, net worth, achievements

Gregg Berhalter: teams coached, age, stats, salary, net worth, achievements

Ciku Njuguna
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:17 PM

Gregg Matthew Berhalter is an American soccer coach and former player. In 2018, he was appointed the head coach of the United States men's national soccer team. He has led them to two major victories and a World Cup qualification. Dig in here to find out more about teams coached by Gregg Berhalter and their achievements under his watch.

Does Gregg Berhalter have a son?
Gregg Berhalter, head coach of the United States Men's national football team, during a press conference at the Main Media Center in November 2022 in Doha, Qatar. Photo by Adam Pretty - FIFA/FIFA.
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Among the four teams that Gregg has coached, the US men's national team can be considered his most significant achievement after their performance in the World Cup opening match. Discover more about the man leading the ultimate World Cup underdogs right here.

Profile summary

Full name

Gregg Matthew Berhalter


GGG, Chuckles



Date of birth

1st August 1973


49 years old as of November 2022

Place of birth

Englewood, New Jersey, United States







Height in feet and inches


Height in centimetres


Weight in pounds (lbs)


Weight in kilograms (kg)


Relationship status



Rosalind Berhalter


Sebastian Berhalter


Football manager, Former professional football player

Teams coached

USMNT, Colombus Crew, LA Galaxy, Hammarby IF

Teams played for

LA Galaxy, TSV 1860 Munich, FC Energie Cottbus, Crystal Palace, SC Cambuur, Sparta Rotterdam, FC Zwolle


$5 million

Where is Gregg Berhalter from?

The American soccer coach was born in Englewood, New Jersey, to Dolores and Joseph Berhalter. The family later moved to Tenafly, New Jersey, where he grew up.

How old is Gregg Berhalter?

The former Los Angeles Galaxy assistant is 49 years of age as of November 2022. His zodiac sign is Leo. His brother, Jay, served as the chief officer of the US Soccer Federation until his resignation in 2020.

How tall is Gregg Berhalter?

Berhalter stands at about 6'1'' (185.9cm). His profile shows he weighs approximately 174 lbs (78.9 kg). In 1993, at 20 years of age, Gregg became a professional soccer player for the Raleigh Flyers.

Is Gregg Berhalter married?
Head coach Berhalter salutes fans during a FIFA World Cup qualifier game against Costa Rica at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in March 2022 in San Jose, Costa Rica. Photo by Brad Smith/ISI Photos.
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His godfather and close relative, legendary Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, played baseball for the Boston Red sox. Gregg followed in his godfather's footsteps and began playing baseball. Speaking to the Boston Globe, he recounted his early playing days, saying,

"Growing up in Nothern New Jersey, elementary school days, I played baseball but the area was not a hotbed for baseball compared to soccer. In seventh grade I chose soccer and stopped playing baseball."

In 2020, the close connection between Gregg and his brother, Jay Berhalter, landed them in trouble. Jay, who served as the United States Soccer Federation's Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer was accused of nepotism after the federation appointed his brother, Gregg, to head the national team in 2018.

Where was Gregg Berhalter born?
U.S. Men’s National Team head coach speaks during the USMNT roster reveal party for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Brooklyn Steel in November 2022 in New York City. Photo by Mike Stobe.
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Gregg Berhalter's wife

GGG tied the knot in 1999 to his college sweetheart, Rosalind Santana Berhalter, after a six-year-long courtship. Like her husband, Rosalind is an accomplished retired soccer player who played for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels.

The couple has been blessed with four children. However, the family has kept the private details of the children out of the public eye. The family legacy has been kept alive by MLS midfielder Sebastian Berhalter, Gregg Berhalter's son. After watching his son Sebastian get his first Major Soccer League start, Gregg spoke to the Columbus Crew SC. He said,

"Now I know how my parents felt all these years. We're proud of him. It shows that he has worked hard for many years and that hard work and dedication has paid off."

Is Gregg Berhalter GGG?

Berhalter's nickname, “GGG,” stands for “Gregg Getting Goals,” a moniker originating from the former defender's goalscoring skills. In 347 career appearances, GGG scored about 21 goals with eight assists.

What teams did Gregg Berhalter play for?

From a young age, Gregg played baseball before switching to football. In 1993, he captained the US national football team at the FIFA World Youth Championship tournaments.

Where did Gregg Berhalter coach?
Gregg gives directions to his team during a game against Panama at Estadio Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez in October 2021 in Panama City, Panama. Photo by John Todd/ISI Photos.
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The centre-back defender's 18-year-old career began in 1994 when he left the UNC Tar Heels to join Eredivisie's PEC Zwolle. He later admitted the risk his decision carried in an interview with USsoccer, saying,

“I knew at the time I wanted soccer to be my life. Looking back, at the time I did choose a risky path, deciding to leave college early to go to Europe.”

After spending over a decade playing in Europe, Gregg finally returned to the American League after signing a contract with LA Galaxy. Two years later, Galaxy renewed his agreement allowing him to take up coaching duties and become one of the best football players turned coaches.

Who does Berhalter play for?
1860 Munich's Berhalter (front) celebrates his goal during the Second Bundesliga match against TUS Koblenz at the Allianz Arena in November 2006 in Munich, Germany. Photo by Thomas Langer/Bongarts.
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Which teams has Gregg Berhalter coached?

The former 1860 Munich skipper has consistently demonstrated impressive leadership qualities throughout his playing and coaching career.

Coaching career period

2011 - to date

The average term a coach

3.56 years

Preferred formation

4-3-3 Attacking

Win rate


USMNT record

36-11-10 in 57 matches

Columbus Crew SC record

76-46-70 in 192 matches

Hammarby IF Record

18-16-12 in 46 matches

Is Gregg Berhalter team USA's head coach?

In 2018, the US missed its first World Cup ever, prompting Bruce Arena's resignation from the Stars and Stripes. Since his appointment, Gregg has routinely proved he is among the best soccer coaches in the US's coaching history.


  • MLS Cup winners 2011
  • Major League Soccer Supporters' Shield winner 2010, 2011
  • Major League Soccer Western Conference Championship winners 2009, 2011, and 2012
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup winners 2013, 2017, and 2021
  • CONCACAF Nations League winners 2019–20
Who is the US national soccer team coach?
Former Columbus Crew SC's coach gestures from the sideline during the match against Atlanta United in August 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire.
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Gregg Berhalter's salary

Who is the highest-paid football coach in the United States? Gregg Berhalter will be one of the highest-paid soccer coaches in 2022, receiving about $1.3 million from the United States Soccer Federation.

Gregg Berhalter's net worth

IdolNetworth currently values GGG's net worth at $5 million as of November 2022. Although he is not the richest coach in soccer, the US football veteran has amassed quite a substantial amount of wealth from his playing and coaching careers.

Teams coached by Gregg Berhalter have received a fresh dose of leadership and expertise. This is evident from team records during his tenure and his effort to turn around the USMNT performance at the 2022 World Cup.

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.