John Herdman

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Facts of John Herdman

Full Name
John Herdman
Last Name
Birth Name
John Herdman
First Name
Married to
Currently Married
Relationship Status
Norman Herdman
Margaret Herdman
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Mother Nationality
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Past Team : Canada (women's) Position in Team : Coach

Football Player

Past Team
Canada (women's)
Position in Team

Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$5 Million
Football Manager
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Married to
Currently Married
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English descent John Herdman is a professional association soccer coach who is supervising the Canada men's national team. Before being Canada's man soccer coach, he managed two nation's women's teams, i.e., New Zealand and Canada Women's national team. His coaching management has brought vital changes in the Canadian national teams, which is praised by many Canadian football fans.

John Herdman, the former New Zealand women's national team, was born on July 19, 1975, under the zodiac sign Cancer in Consett, Country Canada. Also, the 47-year-old soccer coach is of English ancestry. John is the son of his parents, Norman Herdman and Margaret Herdman. Besides him, there are no other children of his parents. He possesses a height of 5 ft 5 inches and weighs over 65kg. Furthermore, he practices the Christian religion.

Who Is John Herdman's Wife? Know His Wife and Chidren Name

John is so lucky that he got to marry his childhood sweetheart Claire Herdman. She instantly became popular after being married to his beloved husband John Herdman. Claire is mostly known to be the spouse of his husband, John. So far, the pair has not expressed anything about his wedding date, so it remains under review. Besides the love of his life, Claire is also a mother to two children. 

Herdman Herdman with his children  SOURCE: Instagram

Due to some confidential reasons, the pair has not revealed their children's identities. Regardless, the couple has been each other motivation and support in their life. They often share the stage at various soccer gatherings and other events. 

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Net Worth, Annual Wage, and Wherewithal

John Herdman is the Successful and tactful soccer coach of the meantime. Not to mention, he has been in this field since 2003. John is one of the most expensive soccer coaches, with an annual payment of $4,800,000. Notably, he is one of the well-established coaches who has been whooping his wages in millions. Hence, we can safely express that his wherewithal is astronomical. As of 2022, his approximate net worth equals $ 5 Million, including all his assets. 

 Despite having such impressive balance, Herdman prefers to reside simple and comfortable life. Moreover, he is still yet to accumulate a vast ransom of money from his coaching career.

Career Highlights

John Herdan was very interested in soccer since his early days. He was very curious to know more about soccer. His interest, passion, and curiosity for soccer grew as he matured. He started his coaching journey at an early age in England. At that time, he was just a student and a part-time university lecturer at Northumbria University. The professional served as a development coach for Sunderland's youth academy.

HerdmanCelebrating with Canada women's national team  SOURCE: Instagram

Afterward, he got an offer for the New Zealand women's team head coach, so he joined the team in 2006 and managed the team until 2011. After his flourishing career there, he then assured to coach Canada's Women's squad prior to Canada's men's squad. Under his coaching, he led Canada's women's team to win the gold medalist in the 2011 PAN American Games.

Not only that, but he also brought the 2016 Olympic bronze medals for the team. So on January 8, 2018, he was named the head coach and men's national director of the Canada Men's football team. Since then he has been contributing to the field of Canadian soccer.

Facts And Trivia:

  • 2011 Pan American Games Gold medalist. 
  • 2016 Algarve Cup Champion. 
  • He is active on Twitter under the username @coachherdman. 
  • He led the cananda national team into the 2022 FIFA World Cup for the first time after 36 years. 

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