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Sigi Schmid

Date of birth
Mar 20, 1953

Birthplace
Tübingen, Germany

Hometown
Manhattan Beach, CA

College
University of California, Los Angeles

Summary
Siegfried "Sigi" Schmid (born March 20 1953 in Tübingen, West Germany) is a soccer coach who currently manages Seattle Sounders FC. He was the recipient of the 2008 MLS Coach of the Year Award. Schmid moved from Germany to Torrance, California in 1962. He received a B.S. in economics from UCLA in 1976, and an M.B.A. in Business Administration from University of Southern California...
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Awards

Coach of the Year Award MLS
2008, 1999

NSCAA Coach of the Year
NCAA D-I Men's Soccer

1997

NCAA National Champion
UCLA Bruins Men's Soccer
1997, 1990, 1985

MLS Cup Champion
Columbus Crew
2008
Los Angeles Galaxy
2002

Trivia
  • Schmid is a member of both the National Soccer and UCLA halls of fame.

Family members on Fanbase
Kurt Schmid (son)

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Arizona Builds Cohesion and Fitness
After nine days in Arizona the Sounders return to Seattle a more fit group that is building toward their Champions League match on March 7.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Feb 07, 2012
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Sounders Open Preseason With Draw
Servando Carrasco put in a second-period equalizer to give Seattle a 1-1 draw in the 120-minute preseason meeting with Vancouver.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Feb 06, 2012
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A Unique Talent
Mauro Rosales showed in 2011 that he is a special player in MLS. He is poised to show even more in 2012.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Feb 06, 2012
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New Approach Suits Hurtado
Looking to involve his defenders more in possession, Sigi Schmid has praised the efforts of Jhon Kennedy Hurtado in training camp.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Feb 03, 2012
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Caskey's Second Chance
A 2011 SuperDraft pick, Alex Caskey gained experience and perspective by spending a year in the USL.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Feb 02, 2012
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Johansson Meets His New Team
New Sounders defender Adam Johansson joined the Sounders FC in Casa Grande, Arizona, for his first day of training on Wednesday.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Feb 01, 2012
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Not Like The Rest
There are plenty of defensive midfielders in MLS who can turn momentum on a play. None can do it like Osvaldo Alonso.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Jan 31, 2012
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A Whole New Person
Mike Seamon had injury woes that slowed his progress in 2011, but he comes to camp in 2012 fitter than ever and ready to show that he is a new player.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Jan 31, 2012
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Off To Arizona
The Sounders left Monday for the warm climate of Casa Grande, Arizona, for the second phase of training camp.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Jan 30, 2012
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Back Where He Belongs
Brad Evans had stints as a right back with the US National Team. This time around, he was back in his more natural midfield role and he hopes the experience will act as a catalyst for a strong showing in 2012.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Jan 29, 2012
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Just Warming Up
In his first week of training with the Sounders FC, Cordell Cato is already displaying his quickness.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Jan 27, 2012
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The Wright stuff
Gary Wright of Sounders FC will be named Executive of the Year at Wednesday night's Sports Star of the Year banquet, but he'll accept the award for the team, all its employees and even the fans.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Jan 25, 2012
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No Rest For The Weary
Sammy Ochoa had all the break he needed before joining the Sounders last season, so he focused on his fitness in the off-season.
soundersfc.com Latest News, Jan 24, 2012
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A Trade Worth Waiting For
Andy Rose was preparing to go to Utah when he learned he'd been traded to the Sounders.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Jan 22, 2012
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Let The Show Begin
The Sounders FC kicked off training from the Virginia Mason Athletic Center on Friday with high expectations for 2012.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Jan 20, 2012
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Mixed Emotions
Steve Zakuani was thrilled to be back on the field for the Sounders FC, but is always hopes for more from himself while he recovers from injuries that prematurely ended his 2011 season.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Jan 20, 2012
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Q&A: Sigi Schmid
The Sounders FC head coach addresses all of the questions facing the Sounders heading into the 2012 season as the start of training camp is upon us.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Jan 18, 2012
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Sounders signs Trinidad & Tobago U20 Forward
Cordell Cato, 19, is a native of Trinidad and Tobago and was chosen to his country's squad for the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championships.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Jan 18, 2012
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Duran and Sodade Add Depth
The Sounders added size and depth at center back and forward in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Jan 12, 2012
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Sounders FC Makes Defender Andrew Duran Top Pick
Seattle selects forward Babayele Sodade with 34th overall selection
Seattle Sounders Official Website, Jan 12, 2012
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