Jesse Marsch - Updated Jul 2024

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Jesse Marsch

Jesse Marsch is a well-known American professional soccer coach and a former player. Currently, Jesse Marsch is serving as the head coach of Premier League club Leeds United.

Early Life and Childhood

Jesse Marsch was born on 8th November 1973 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. By this, he is currently 50 years old and holds American citizenship. Likewise, he is a follower of Christianity while his birth sign is Scorpio.

Moving on to his family members, he was born to his father Larry Marsch while his mother’s name is not revealed yet.

In addition, he hasn’t revealed other information regarding his parents and childhood. Moreover, he has a sister named Sara Marsch and two other siblings whose name is not known.


In terms of his educational status, he completed his schooling at Racin Case High School. Likewise, after schooling, he joined Princeton University and did his graduation from there.

Jesse Marsch – Net Worth 2024

With a long and successful career, Jesse Marsch has made a pretty huge amount of wealth. As for the online resources, she has an approximate net worth of $10 million US dollars. He made this huge wealth from his playing and coaching career.

Body Measurements

Enhancing his body measurements, Jesse is a fit and attractive guy being an athlete. Talking of his height and weight, he is 5 feet 9 inches or 1.8 meters tall and weighs around 77 kg or 169 pounds. Likewise, he has dark brown hair and a pair of dark brown eyes.

Jesse Marsch

Caption: Jesse Marsch in his style (source: Sports Illustrated)

Professional Life and Career

Playing Career

Marsch started his soccer career at his college. He first played for Princeton University and scored 16 goals as a midfielder and forward. Regarding his professional life, he first got drafted by D.C. United in the third round. He only played 15 games in two seasons there.

Marsch quickly established himself as a fixture in Chicago’s lineup, where he played until 2005. He helped the Fire win the MLS Cup in 1998, giving him three league titles in three years. He also won the US Open Cup three times with Chicago (1998, 2000, and 2003).

Furthermore, Marsch was traded to Chivas USA after the 2005 season, where Bradley was coaching at the time. Marsch is one of the players to have appeared in every Major League Soccer’s first 14 seasons.

He announced his resignation from Chivas Regal after four seasons to pursue a coaching career on February 5, 2010.

Marsch was a member of the United States national team for two years.

On November 11, 2001, he made his debut appearance as a substitute in a scoreless World Cup qualification match against Trinidad and Tobago; on June 2, 2007, he made his second appearance in a 4–1 friendly triumph against China in San Jose, California.

Coaching Career

Following his retirement, Marsch joined the United States men’s national team as an assistant under Bob Bradley, his old college and club coach. Until Bradley’s dismissal in July 2011, Marsch stayed with the US program.

Marsch was named the inaugural head coach of the Montreal Impact, a Major League Soccer expansion team, in August 2011.

Likewise, he took over as head coach of the New York Red Bulls in January 2015, succeeding Mike Petke. Marsch retired from the Red Bulls in July 2018 as the club’s all-time winningest coach.

Moving on, Marsch signed a two-year contract with RB Leipzig head coach Ralf Rangnick in July 2018 to serve as his assistant for the 2018–19 season.

Furthermore, on June 6, 2019, Marsch was introduced as the new head coach of Red Bull Salzburg. Marsch guided Salzburg to their third consecutive cup victory in the 2020–21 season.

Starting in the 2021–22 season, Marsch will take over as the next head coach of RB Leipzig, succeeding Julian Nagelsmann. Marsch was named head coach of Premier League team Leeds United on February 28, 2022.

On March 5, Marsch’s debut game as Leeds manager, the team lost 1–0 at Leicester City; eight days later, they won 2–1 at home against Norwich City.

Jesse Marsch

Caption: Jesse Marsch coaching the team (source: Sporting News)

Relationship Status

Regarding his personal life, he is a married man. Jesse Marsch is currently in a happily married relationship with her wife Kim Marsch. Likewise, the couple is blessed with three children named Maddux Marsch, Lennon Ramon Marsch, and Emerson Marsch.

With this family, he visited over 32 countries in just six months. In the countries, he stayed in hostels and motels rather than staying in hotels. He did so to learn every culture.

Jesse Marsch

Caption: Jesse Marsch on vacation with his wife (source:  Player Bio)

Jesse Marsch – Social Media

When it comes to his social media availability, he is available on Instagram with over 600 followers and on Twitter with more than 34.2k followers.