Bruce Arena (born September 21, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American former professional soccer and lacrosse player. He is currently the head coach of Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer.
Arena has had a long and distinguished coaching career, and is generally considered to be one of the most successful coaches in American soccer history. He was head coach of the United States men's national soccer team at the 1996 Summer Olympics, the 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 2006 FIFA World Cup, was head coach of the New York Red Bulls and D.C. United in Major League Soccer, and coached the University of Virginia to several college soccer championships.
Before beginning his coaching career, Arena was a goalkeeper for Cornell University, and earned one cap with the United States men's national soccer team.