(Football Player & Coach)
Quick Facts of Greg Vanney
|Age:||47 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||June 11, 1974|
|Full Name:||Greg Vanney|
|Birth Place:||South Boston, Virginia, USA|
|Salary:||$30k to $82k|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Profession:||Football Player & Coach|
|Father's Name:||William F. Vanney|
|Mother's Name:||Jeanette Vanney|
|Education:||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
|Last Update:||September, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of Greg Vanney
- Greg Vanney is married to Amy Vanney.
- He is father of Four (Kaia Vanney, Dylan Vanney, Mason Vanney, and Christian Vanney).
- Greg Vanney is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Greg Vanney is a married man. His wife’s name is Amy Vanney. Till the date, the couple has not shared any details on his wedding, relationship, and dating.
Together, the couple is blessed with four children including a daughter, Kaia, and three sons, twin Dylan, and Mason, and Christian.
The 10-year-old twins; Dylan and Mason are interested in football. His son, Mason plays as a defender and midfielder whereas Dylan plays as a Forward. Currently, they are members of TFC Academy and play for the under-12 team.
Also, his 7-year son, Christian is being trained under the training program, TFC Juniors.
Who is Greg Vanney?
American Greg Vanney is a coach and a former soccer player. He is renowned for his playing style as a defender.
Currently, he happens to be the head coach of Toronto FC.
Greg Vanney- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education
Greg Vanney was born on the 11th of 1974 in South Boston, Virginia to William F. Vanney and Jeanette Vanney. He is of British-Irish ethnicity.
He has a brother, Jim Vanney. Also, he happens to be a nephew of soccer, Eriq Zavaleta.
Talking about his educational background, he completed his High School from the Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe, Arizona.
After that, in 1992, he attended Florida International University. The following year, he joined the University of California, Los Angeles.
Since High School, he was extremely good at soccer. He happens to be the captain of his High School team. He led the team to a state-level championship for the 3 times consecutively starting from 1990. In the season 1991-1992, he was named the Gatorade Player of the Year, NSCAA, and Parade All-America.
Moving forward, he played for the UCLA for three years. In the senior year, he finished the season with 8 goals and 10 assists. The year, he earned All-America Honorable Mention.
Greg Vanney- Professional Career
In 1996, Greg Vanney started his professional career with the 1996 MLS College Draft. In the draft, the soccer club, Los Angeles Galaxy drafted as it’s 17th draft. After that, he was sent to the Sacramento Scorpions of USISL as the loan. For the team, he played three games at the beginning of the year. Among that, he owned two games.
After that, he played the team, Sacramento Scorpions. On the 21st of December 1996, he made a debut on the United States National Team against Guatemala. Till 2001, he was associated with the team. During that time, he became one of the best defenders in MLS. Also, he was named 2X as MLS Best XI in 2000 and 2001.
In 2001, he got transferred to the French Football Club, SC Bastia. In 2005, he left the club and got signed with FC Dallas. Later, in 2007, Dallas traded him to Colorado. The same year, he was traded from Colorado to D.C United. Moving forward, On the 15 of February 2008, he moved back to Los Angeles Galaxy once more.
On the 26th of October, he took retirement from his football career.
After retirement, he became the director of the soccer franchise, Real Salt Lake. As the director, he used to oversee program and event development at Grande Sports World. Also, he hosted the preseason camps for the four professional teams including Real Salt Lake, Seattle Sounders, Colorado, and Vancouver Whitecaps.
Moving forward, in January 2011, he became an assistant coach of Chivas USA. On the 31st of August 2014, he became the Major League Soccer coach for the Toronto FC. Since the day, he is the Head Coach for the team.
Awards & Nominations
- 2017- MLS Coach of the Year.
- 2017- CONCACAF Coach of the year.
Greg Vanney- Net Worth, Salary
As of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of $2 million. As the head coach of Toronto FC, his earnings are in the range of $30k to $82k.
Body Measurements- Height & Weight
Greg Vanney has brown eyes with brunette hair. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 77 kg.
Controversy & Rumors
Till the date, he has not been through any sort of controversy and scandal that created a buzz in the media. Apart from that, he has managed to maintain a distance from any type of rumors too.
Greg is active on Twitter with the handle, @VregGanney with around 41 followers. He is not available on Facebook and Instagram.
On the account, he is following the personalities like Rudi Schuller, Ben Rycroft, and Kurt Larson.