Found December 12, 2013 on The Daily Sports Herald:
In a wise move, the U.S. Soccer Federation gave head coach Jurgen Klinsmann a new four-year contract extension that will keep the former World Cup champion with the U.S. Men's National Team through 2018. He also becomes the Technical Director for U.S. Soccer.After a shaky start, Klinsmann's vision started to come to fruition in 2013, as the U.S. dominated CONCACAF qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a first place finish.The team also captured its fifth Gold Cup title, winning all six matches en route to the championship. The USA defeated No. 2-ranked Germany, and also set single year records for wins (16), winning percentage (.761), and consecutive wins (12). Klinsmann's overall record with the U.S. is 27-10-7."I am very fortunate to continue the work we started more than two and half years ago," said Klinsmann. "It's exciting to see the progress we have made, and we continue to make improvements on all fronts. The role of Technical Director is...

U.S. Soccer extends Jurgen Klinsmann contract to 2018

On Thursday, United States soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep him with the U.S. team through the 2018 World Cup, while also making him the team’s technical director. The deal was a no-brainer for the U.S. Soccer Federation after Klinsmann turned around a lackluster team into arguably the deepest, most talented and most entertaining...

Klinsmann's deal makes perfect sense

Sometimes, the sensible thing to do is nevertheless unexpected. On Thursday, the United States Soccer Federation announced that it had renewed its contract with United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann through 2018 in a plain press release. His prior deal, which began on July 31, 2011, ran through 2013. The new contract will see to it that Klinsmann remains...

Klinsmann inks USA deal through 2018

Jurgen Klinsmann is staying as the United States coach to the 2018 World Cup . Six months before leading the Americans at the 2014 tournament in Brazil, Klinsmann agreed to a four-year contract extension through 2018. Hired as coach in July 2011, Klinsmann is gaining the additional title of technical director of the U.S. Soccer Federation. His new deal was announced on Thursday...

Klinsmann to remain as US coach through 2018

Even before leading the United States into next year's World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann has been signed to stay on as the American coach for the 2018 World Cup. Klinsmann agreed to a four-year contract extension through 2018, the U.S. Soccer Federation said on Thursday. Coach since July 2011, his new deal gives him the additional title of USSF technical director. ''One...

Jurgen Klinsmann Gets Four More Years, Signs Contract Extension to Coach US Men’s National Soccer Team Through 2018

The “Group of Death” won’t end Jurgen Klinsmann‘s tenure as head coach of the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. Klinsmann a new contract with the U.S. Soccer Federation on Thursda. His new deal will see him continue as national-team coach through 2018 and also make him U.S. Soccer’s Technical Director, according to “I am very fortunate to continue the work...

Jurgen Klinsmann Agrees Four-Year Contract Extension to USMNT Head Coach Job

Jurgen Klinsmann has signed a four-year extension to his contract as coach of the US Men’s National Team. It’s a wise decision by the US Soccer Federation to extend Klinsmann’s contract given that there were reports that Switzerland was interested in hiring Klinsmann to coach their national team. “I am very fortunate to continue the work we started more than two and half...

6 Questions for US Soccer Federation About Jurgen Klinsmann’s Contract Extension

The news that Jürgen Klinsmann has received a four year contract extension from US Soccer that will take the Head Coach through the 2018 World Cup was well received in many quarters. But while appreciating the move and its intent of giving long-term stability and direction to a previously anchor-less US program, I do have some questions about the deal. US Soccer President Sunil...

Klinsmann extends USA deal

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has extended his contract to remain in charge of the United States national team until 2018. […]

USA Faces The Group of Death – Or Glory

USA Faces The Group of Death – Or Glory - originally posted on It’s been awhile, and there’s still only two ways to look at the USA’s World Cup draw, there’s only two potential outcomes in Brazil: Death, or glory.   The natural and first reaction is that the draw was crushingly cruel to the USA. Jurgen Klinsmann, only wished that his team avoid his native...
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