Complete List Of New York Red Bulls Head Coaches In Order

New York Red Bulls Head Coaches In Order

Complete List Of New York Red Bulls Head Coaches In Order looks at a team initially known as the New York/New Jersey MetroStars. The New York Red Bulls are a professional soccer team competing in Major League Soccer (MLS). Founded in 1995, the club underwent a rebrand in 2006 after being acquired by the Austrian energy drink company, Red Bull. With their home at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, the Red Bulls have been a formidable force in the Eastern Conference of the MLS. Over the years, the club’s successes and challenges have been influenced by a series of head coaches, each bringing their unique style and vision. Here’s a detailed look at the head coaches of the New York Red Bulls:

1 – Eddie Firmani (1996)

Born in 1933 in Johannesburg, South Africa. As a player, Firmani featured for Charlton Athletic (1950–1955), Sampdoria (1955–1958), Inter Milan (1958–1961), Genoa (1961–1965), and Tampa Bay Rowdies (1975). As a coach, besides the MetroStars, he also managed Tampa Bay Rowdies (1975–1977, 1978–1980, 1982–1987) and New York Cosmos (1977, 1980–1982).

2 – Carlos Alberto Parreira (1997)

Born in 1943 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As a player, he had a modest career, primarily in Brazil. Parreira has an extensive coaching resume, including stints with the national teams of Brazil (1983, 1994, 2003–2006), Saudi Arabia (1988–1990, 1998–1999), UAE (1990–1991), and South Africa (2007, 2009–2010).

3 – Alfonso Mondelo (1998)

Born in 1956 in Vigo, Spain. As a player, details of his career remain scarce. In terms of coaching, Mondelo has managed Tampa Bay Mutiny (1998–1999) and the Puerto Rican national team (2008–2011).

4 – Bora Milutinović (1998-1999)

Born in 1944 in Bajina Bašta, Yugoslavia. He didn’t have a significant playing career but as a coach, he’s known for managing national teams including Mexico (1983–1986), Costa Rica (1990), the United States (1991–1995), Nigeria (1997–1998), China (2000–2002), and Honduras (2003).

5 – Octavio Zambrano (2000-2002)

Born in 1958 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He played professionally in Ecuador. Besides the MetroStars, Zambrano has managed the Los Angeles Galaxy (1997–1999), Moldova national team (2014–2016), and Canada national team (2017–2018).

6 – Bob Bradley (2003)

Born in 1958 in Montclair, New Jersey. Bradley had a brief playing stint with the San Francisco Greek-Americans. His coaching journey includes Chicago Fire (1998–2002), Chivas USA (2006), the United States (2006–2011), Egypt (2011–2013), Stabæk (2014–2015), Le Havre (2015–2016), Swansea City (2016), and LAFC (2018 onwards as of 2021).

7 – Mo Johnston (2005-2006)

Born in 1963 in Glasgow, Scotland. As a player, he represented Partick Thistle (1980–1984), Watford (1984–1989), Celtic (1984–1991), Rangers (1989–1992), Everton (1991–1993), Hearts (1993–1996), and Falkirk (1996). He also managed Toronto FC (2007–2008).

8 – Juan Carlos Osorio (2007-2008)

Born in 1961 in Santa Rosa de Cabal, Colombia. His playing career is not widely recognized, but as a coach, he’s managed Once Caldas (2004–2006), Chicago Fire (2007), Colombian national team (2011–2014), São Paulo FC (2015), and Paraguay national team (2018-2019).

9 – Juan “Hans” Backe (2010-2012)

Born in 1952 in Kumla, Sweden. As a player, he featured for IK Sleipner (1971–1974). In coaching, he’s been at the helm of clubs like Copenhagen (2001–2005) and Notts County (2009).

10 – Mike Petke (2013-2014)

Born in 1976 in Bohemia, New York. As a player, he represented the MetroStars/Red Bulls (1998–2002, 2008–2010), D.C. United (2003–2005), and Colorado Rapids (2005–2007). He also managed Real Salt Lake (2017-2019).

11 – Jesse Marsch (2015-2018)

Born in 1973 in Racine, Wisconsin. Marsch played for D.C. United (1996–1997), Chicago Fire (1998–2005), and Chivas USA (2006–2009). He also coached RB Leipzig (2018 onwards as of 2021).

12 – Chris Armas (2018-2020)

Born in 1972 in The Bronx, New York. Armas played for LA Galaxy (1996–1997) and Chicago Fire (1998–2007). After the Red Bulls, he coached Toronto FC (2020-2021).

13 – Gerhard Struber (2020- 2023)

Born in 1977 in Kuchl, Austria. Struber’s playing career includes SV Austria Salzburg (1995–2001). Before joining the Red Bulls, he managed teams like FC Liefering (2017–2018), Wolfsberger AC (2018–2019), and Barnsley (2019–2020).

14 – Troy Lesesne (2023 – present)

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