Thomas Rongen

Soccer Player

Birthday October 31, 1956

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Amsterdam, Netherlands

Age 67 years old

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Dutch soccer coach and retired player known for his career at various levels of American soccer. He won an MLS Cup as coach of DC United in 1999 and coached the US U-20 National Team to two U-20 World Cups.

Before Fame

After starting his professional soccer career in 1973 with AFC in Amsterdam, he moved to the US and proceeded to play in five different soccer leagues.


He took over as the coach of American Samoa in 2011 and led the team to their first ever victory, an experience chronicled in a British documentary.

Family Life

He and Gail Megaloudis got married in 1996. She had two children from a previous marriage.

Associated With

He was replaced as coach of DC United in 2001 by Ray Hudson.