- Horoscope: Scorpio
- Net worth: $10 000 000
- Ethnicity: white
- Nationality: American
- Fathers name: Larry Marsch
- Mothers name: Mrs. Marsch
- Education: J. I. Case High School; Princeton University
- Weight: 77.0
- Hair color: Dark brown
- Eye color: Dark brown
Jesse Marsch: biography
Jesse Marsch is an American professional soccer coach and former player, who is currently the head coach of RB Leipzig in the German Bundesliga.
Childhood and youth
Jesse Marsch whose real name is Jesse Allan Marsch was born on November 8, 1973, in Racine, Wisconsin. As a child, he was raised in a sports-oriented family and was involved in various athletic activities, including soccer and basketball. Despite his passion for sports, he excelled academically and was a bright student throughout his childhood.
Marsch began his professional playing career in 1996 when he signed with the Major League Soccer (MLS) team, Chicago Fire. He went on to play for several MLS teams, including D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls, before retiring from playing professional soccer in 2009. Throughout his playing career, Marsch was known for his strong work ethic and his commitment to the sport.
After retiring from playing, Marsch transitioned to coaching. Marsch began his coaching career in 2011, when he was appointed as an assistant coach for the New York Red Bulls. He quickly rose through the ranks and was named head coach in 2015. Under his leadership, the New York Red Bulls won several major titles, including the Supporters' Shield in 2015.
In 2018, Marsch made the leap to Europe, becoming the head coach of RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga. He became the first American coach to lead a team in the Bundesliga and his appointment was seen as a significant step forward for American coaches in European soccer. Marsch continued his success in Europe, leading RB Leipzig to a third-place finish in his first season.
Throughout his youth, Marsch demonstrated a strong work ethic and a determination to succeed. These qualities have served him well in his coaching career and have been key to his success as a head coach in the MLS and in Europe. His passion for the sport and his commitment to developing young players have made him one of the most highly regarded coaches in the world of soccer.
Jesse is a family man. He is happily married to his wife Kim. They have three children together.
Jesse has received several honors and awards for his coaching achievements, including:
- MLS Coach of the Year award (2015) while coaching the New York Red Bulls
- Supporters' Shield (2015) as head coach of the New York Red Bulls
- Eastern Conference Regular Season Champion (2015) as head coach of the New York Red Bulls
- Concacaf Champions League runner-up (2021) as head coach of RB Leipzig
Marsch has also been highly regarded for his tactical approach and coaching style, and is considered one of the top coaches in Major League Soccer and European football.