Mr. Siegfried Schmid popularly known as Sigi Schmid is soccer celebrity born on 20th March, 1953 in Tubingen West Germany. His father is David Dewitt Bailey and mother Amy Lee Johnson both of German descent. He was a husband to one wife called Valerie Schmid and a father to three sons (Kurt, Kyle and Eric) and one daughter Lacey Nicholl. When he was four years old, his parents moved to Los Angeles where Schmid spent most of his early childhood time growing in his career and net worth. He later joined University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) soccer team and played as midfielder for four years during his Bachelor of Economics study period and later became a coach of the same team.
Sigi Schmid Height
He was six feet and three inches tall which is equivalent to 193 cm.
Sigi Schmid Weight
The weight of Sigi Schmid was 229 pounds which is equivalent to 104 kilograms.
Sigi Schmid Age
At the time of his death on 25th December, 2018, Schmid was 65 years old of which he spent about 40 years in his very successful coaching career making him a celebrity in the sporting industry.
Sigi Schmid Death
The recent circulation about Sigi Schmid death has left many of his followers world over yearning for his services as a head coach especially within the MLS. Sigi Schmid died on 25th December, 2018 (Christmas day) at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre, Los Angeles, California United States of America after suffering from heart related issues and was awaiting heart transplant. He was hospitalized for a period of three weeks and his family confirmed that he died following a personal health matter and could not disclose further details concerning their privacy protocols.
Sigi Schmid Coaching Record
Sigi Schmid Coaching Record started with Bishop Montgomery High School in 1975 and after a period of two years he scaled the ladder to be assistant coach at UCLA from 1977 to 1979 under Mr. Steve Gay whom he later succeeded as full head coach from 1980 till 1999. During his tenure at UCLA as head coach, he won the prestigious title of Coach of the Year in 1984 by Soccer American magazine. After record eight rounds of overtime, he led UCLA to win 1985 NCAA Division I championships by 1-0 defeat over American University. During Sigi Schmid Coaching Record at UCLA, the team managed to make 16 consecutive playoff appearances and won 1985, 1990 and 1997. He later got a slot in 1994 to assist Bora Milutinovic during FIFA World Cup.
During the year 1999, he joined another prestigious MLS team called Los Angeles Galaxy where he served as head coach till 2004 during which he earned coach of the year title for the second time. During the year 2009, Sigi Schmid Coaching Record got a boost when he became the head coach of Seattle Sounders FC which managed to defeat D. C. United during the inaugural season to win one of the best titles in the USA, U. S. Open Cup.
With all that wealth of knowledge and inbuilt passion in coaching he compounded his celebrity gesture by joining highly coveted ESPN as studio analyst in the year 2016. He was later succeeded at Seattle Sounders FC by his former assistant coach called Brian. His unparalleled love for football was also shown when he coached the well-known Swiss goalkeeper Stefan Frei while he was the Sounders Manager.
His undying love for coaching was further demonstrated when on 27th July, 2017 he was again named the head coach of LA Galaxy. However, his struggles in the 2018 season with the club saw him resign and go replaced by Dominic Kinnear in manning the team. According to MLS, Sigi Schmid is the all-time winner with 240 regular season wins, two MLS cups in 2002 and 2008, Supporters Shields in 2002, 2008 and 2014, U.S Open Cup Titles in 2001, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014, Concacaf Champions Cup in 2000, NCAA national championships 1985, 1990 and 1997, UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1996 and National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2015. These are granting Sigi Schmid Net Worth a better figure to recon.
Sigi Schmid Net Worth
Sigi Schmid salary is stated to be about $500,000. Major part of the Sigi Schmid net worth emanated from his coaching career. Sigi Schmid net worth is approximately $9 million US dollars even though some sources state it to be 1.7 million US dollars. Sigi Schmid salary is said to be similar while working for MLS in US. Taking his long successful coaching career in consideration, Sigi Schmid Net Worth is claimed to be over one million dollars. However, according to Net Worth Room, Sigi Schmid Net Worth is stated to be to the tune of US $62,841, 646 which is quite a higher figure compared to the other available sources. Sigi Schmid salary has contributed tremendously towards Sigi Schmid net worth.