Columbus Crew hire Gregg Berhalter as coach

Share This Story



The Columbus Crew have hired former United States defender Gregg Berhalter as their seventh head coach.

Berhalter takes the place of interim coach Brian Bliss, who took over during the recently completed season for the fired Robert Warzycha, who led the team the past five years.

Berhalter became the first American to manage a European professional team when he was hired by Swedish club Hammarby.

He had an 18-year run as a player, including stays in the Netherlands, England and Germany.

Berhalter will also oversee all player personnel decisions with the Crew.

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by

SOCCER Headlines

More than Sports on MSN