Austin FC announced that Head Coach Josh Wolff has signed a three-year contract extension with Austin FC to continue as Head Coach through the end of the 2025 Major League Soccer (MLS) season.
Through the first 10 regular season matches for Austin FC, Wolff has the team currently positioned at second overall in the Western Conference and second overall in the Supporters’ Shield standings and a 6-2-2 record.
Wolff, 45, became Austin FC’s first-ever Head Coach in November 2019. Austin FC hired him from the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) staff, where he was an assistant coach under Gregg Berhalter and played a role in the team’s run to the final of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup.
Previously, Wolff was an assistant on Berhalter’s staff for five seasons with the Columbus Crew. Wolff’s first coaching role was with D.C. United as an assistant coach in 2013, helping the club win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup that season.
During his playing career, Wolff represented the United States at both the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups, recording an assist in the USMNT’s famous 2-0 win over Mexico in the 2002 Round of 16.
He scored nine goals in 52 appearances during his international career, was named U.S. Soccer’s Young Male Athlete of the Year in 1998, and was a U.S. Olympic team athlete at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
At the club level, Wolff played 14 seasons with three teams in Major League Soccer in addition to one season in Germany with 1860 Munich.
In total, Wolff made 367 appearances for his club sides, scoring 106 goals and earning MLS All-Star selections in 2002 and 2006.
He won the 1998 MLS Cup with Chicago Fire FC and won the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 1998, 2000, and 2004.
Congratulations on the extension, Coach Wolff.