BRIAN SCIARETTA - Thursday, March 3, 2011
Former US national team forward David Wagner has been named the head coach of Borussia Dortmund's U-23 team the club announced today.
When contacted by YA, the press office confirmed the news that Wagner has signed a three year contract until June 30th, 2014 via a press release.
Wagner, 39, was born and raised in Germany but held American citizenship through his American father who was in the US military. He made his US national team debut in 1996 under head coach Steve Sampson and he finished with eight caps.
During his playing career Wagner spent time with Bundesliga clubs such as Eintracht Frankfurt, Schalke, and 2. Bundesliga clubs Mainz, GŁtersloh, and Waldhof Mannheim. He retired in 2005 after playing his last season with Germania Pfungstadt.
Wanger will arrive at Borussia Dortmund after previously working as a coach for the U-17 and U-19 for TSG Hoffenheim