Brent Whitfield

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Brent Whitfield
Personal information
Full name Brent Whitfield
Date of birth (1981-01-08) January 8, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Long Beach, California, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Ventura County Fusion
Number 19
Youth career
1999–2003 Fullerton Titans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Southern California Seahorses
2005 Seattle Sounders 25 (6)
2006–2007 Chivas USA 11 (1)
2009 Los Angeles Legends 9 (14)
2010 Ventura County Fusion 6 (7)
2010–2011 Hollywood United Hitmen 15 (23)
2012– Ventura County Fusion 2 (1)
Teams managed
2001–2006 Long Beach City College
2009 Los Angeles Legends
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 14, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Brent Whitfield (born January 8, 1981 in Long Beach, California) is an American soccer player currently playing for Ventura County Fusion in the USL Premier Development League.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Whitfield played college soccer at California State University, Fullerton, in four seasons there he scored 23 goals and registered 9 assists. Undrafted ut of college, Whitfield played with the Southern California Seahorses in the USL Premier Development League during the 2004 season.

Professional[edit]

In 2005, Whitfield signed with the USL First Division side, the Seattle Sounders, subsequently playing in 25 games and scoring 6 goals.

Whitfield signed with Chivas USA of Major League Soccer in May 2006, and would go on to play 11 games with the club, scoring 1 goal, before Chivas released him at the end of the 2007 season.

He was hired to be player-head coach of the Los Angeles Legends in the USL Premier Development League for the 2009 season,[1] replacing former head coach Phil Wolf. He scored three back-to-back hat tricks in his first three games for the team - on June 5 in a 6-1 win over Lancaster Rattlers,[2] on June 13 in a 7-1 win over Fresno Fuego,[3] and on June 19 in a 5-0 win over Ogden Outlaws.[4]

In 2010 Whitfield switched to the Ventura County Fusion, and scored a hat trick on his Fusion debut on May 1 in a game against the Lancaster Rattlers.[5]

Coaching[edit]

Whitfield was the coach of men's soccer team at Long Beach City College from 2001 to 2006, and was player-coach of the Los Angeles Legends in the USL Premier Development League in 2009.

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