Wolff Named Assistant Coach for U.S. Men's National Team
Former Gamecock has spent the past seven seasons with the Columbus Crew
CHICAGO, Ill. – Former South Carolina men’s soccer standout Josh Wolff was recently appointed to the U.S. Men’s National Team technical staff. He will serve as an assistant coach under new manager Gregg Berhalter.
Wolff has spent the past seven seasons working under Berhalter with Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew. There he helped lead the Crew to playoff berths on four occasions. Prior to joining Columbus, Wolff was an assistant coach from 2012-2013 with D.C. United.
As a player, the Stone Mountain, Ga., native, scored nine goals in 52 caps for the USMNT from 1999-2008. His international career featured two appearances in the FIFA World Cup in 2002 and 2006. Wolff and Gamecock men’s soccer great Clint Mathis were teammates on the 2002 squad. Wolff also helped the U.S. to the 2002 and 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup and a fourth-place finish at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Wolff spent 15 seasons playing professional for the Chicago Fire, Kansas City Wizards and D.C. United, as well as German club 1860 Munich. During that time, He won three trophies with Chicago – the 1998 MLS Cup and 1998 and 2000 U.S. Open Cups – as well as the 2004 U.S. Open Cup with Kansas City.
Wolff was a three-year letterwinner for the Gamecocks from 1995-97, helping the team to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances. He was named First Team All-Region and a Scholar All-American in 1997. He finished his career with 50 points (21G, 8A) in 43 games played. Wolff ranks 10th all-time in points per game (1.16) and eighth in goals per game (0.49).