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Facts and figures about the 23 members of the 2018 MLS head coaching class

With the appointment of Giovanni Savarese as the head coach of the Portland Timbers, all 23 head coaching positions have been filled for the 2018 season.

Savarase joins Anthony Hudson (Colorado), Bob Bradley (LAFC), Remi Garde (Montreal), Brad Friedel (New England) and Mikael Stahre (San Jose) as new head coaches heading into next season. Among that group includes former national team coaches, league title winners and a former world-class goalkeeper.

Those six coaches join 17 incumbents to make up the 2018 class. Here's some more facts and figures on that 23-coach cohort:

  • Average Age: 47.52 years old (as of Mar. 3, 2018)
  • Youngest coach: Anthony Hudson (36 years old)
  • Oldest coach: Sigi Schmid (64 years old)
  • Best MLS win percentage: 45.83% (Brian Schmetzer)
  • Most MLS experience: 520 matches (Sigi Schmid)
  • No. of former MLS players: 13
  • Most trophies won as coach: 11 (Sigi Schmid)
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