Rémy Vercoutre is in his first season as the Impact first team goalkeeper coach, after being appointed on December 18, 2018.
Vercoutre, 38, is making his debut as a professional coach after playing a total of 240 games in Ligue 1 with HSC Montpellier, Olympique Lyonnais, Racing Strasbourg and SM Caen, as well as 20 games in Ligue 2, 18 Coupe de la Ligue games, 12 Coupe de France games, 10 UEFA Champions League games and nine Europe League games in a professional career spanning 20 years, during which he won the French title five times, as well as lifting a Coupe de France, a Coupe de la Ligue and two Trophées des Champions.
Originally from Grande-Synthe, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, he was part of youth clubs US Gravelines and USL Dunkerque, before joining the academy of HSC Montpellier in 1997, at the age of 17.
He was also part of the French national team program from the U16 to U21 teams, including a second-place finish in the 2002 UEFA European U21 Championship, in Switzerland.
After retiring as a player in May 2018, Vercoutre acted as a consultant for French television channel Canal Plus.