|Date of birth||May 5, 1958|
|Place of birth||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|1980||San Diego Sockers||0||(0)|
|1980–1982||Denver Avalanche (indoor)||32||(0)|
|U.S. U-17 (assistant)|
|1993–2003||Indiana Hoosiers (assistant)|
|2011||Denver Pioneers (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Freitag graduated from Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis, Missouri. He then attended Indiana University where he played on the men's soccer team from 1976 to 1979. He was a 1979 First Team All American. He graduated with bachelor's degree in physical education and earned a master's degree in sports administration from Indiana in 1986.
After retiring from professional soccer in 1982, Freitag remained in Colorado where he coached at the youth level. He was a member of the U.S. Soccer Federation Coaching Committee from 1990–91. He also spent time as the head coach of both the Colorado State Olympic Development Program (1987) and the Region IV Olympic Development Program (1989–90) .
In 1993, Freitag returned to Indiana University to become an assistant coach with the men's soccer team. In 2004, he replaced Jerry Yeagley as head coach and promptly took the team to the 2004 Division I Men's College Cup championship. He was named the 2006 and 2007 Big Ten Coach of the Year. After the Hoosiers lost 10 games in 2009, the university announced on December 2, 2009 that they would not renew Freitag's contract. In his six seasons as head coach, Frietag compiled an 86–32–19 record. Freitag spent a total of 24 years at Indiana as a player, graduate assistant, assistant coach and head coach and was involved in five of Indiana's seven national championships.