SA Trivia: How many current MLS head coaches played MLS ball?

MLS 2020 season will kick off with 26 teams. True or False: More than half will be coached by men with MLS playing experience?

Answer: True. Fourteen MLS head coaches played in MLS.

Chicago Fire
Raphael Wicky (Chivas USA, 2008)

Colorado Rapids
Robin Fraser (LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, 1996-2005)

Columbus Crew
Caleb Porter (San Jose Clash, Tampa Bay Mutiny, 1998-2000)

FC Dallas
Luchi Gonzalez (San Jose Earthquakes 2002, Colorado Rapids 2005-2006)

D.C. United
Ben Olsen (D.C. United, 1998-2009)

Houston Dynamo
Tab Ramos (MetroStars, 1996-2002)

L.A. Galaxy
Guillermo Barros Schelotto (Columbus Crew, 2007-2010)

Montreal Impact
Thierry Henry (NY Red Bulls, 2010-2014)

New York Red Bulls
Chris Armas (LA Galaxy, Chicago Fire, 1996-2007)

Orlando City
Oscar Pareja (New England Revolution, FC Dallas, 1998-2005)

Philadelphia Union
Jim Curtin (Chicago Fire, Chivas USA, 2001-2008)

Portland Timbers
Giovanni Savarese (MetroStars, New England Revolution, San Jose Earthquakes 1996-2000)

Sporting Kansas City
Peter Vermes (MetroStars, Colorado Rapids, Kansas City, 1996-2002)

Toronto FC
Greg Vanney (LA Galaxy 1996-2002, FC Dallas, Colorado Rapids, D.C. United, LA Galaxy 2005-2009)

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