JOSH WOLFF – ASSISTANT COACH
A Major League Soccer and international veteran striker, Josh Wolff gradually made his transition to coaching after being named player/coach on March 9, 2012. With limited playing time due to injuries, Wolff began to focus more on the coaching side mid-way through the 2012 season. On November 28, 2012, Wolff retired from professional soccer and subsequently joined D.C. United’s technical staff full-time as an assistant coach. Wolff’s impressive career includes time with the Chicago Fire (1998-2002), the Kansas City Wizards (2003-06; 2008-10), German side 1860 Munich (2006-08) and D.C. United (2010-present).
Wolff’s first year as an assistant coach saw D.C. United clinch its first playoff berth since 2007 and boast the best home record in the League.
As a player, Wolff has enjoyed a prolific career, both at the domestic and the international level. In MLS action, he has tallied 80 goals, good for eighth-best all-time and has notched 49 assists. Wolff has made 52 appearances for the U.S. National Team, scoring nine goals and adding five assists. The forward gained immense experience as a two-time member of U.S. World Cup squads in Korea/Japan (2002) and in Germany (2006).
Before his professional career, Wolff played for the University of South Carolina, where he tallied 21 goals and eight assists in 43 games.