Chad Smith (soccer)
|Full name||Chad Smith|
|Date of birth||February 24, 1980|
|Place of birth||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|2003–2006||Midwestern State Mustangs|
|2006||Virginia Beach Submariners||9||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 2, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).
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Smith played college soccer at Midwestern State University from 2003 to 2006. During his college years he also played in the Pacific Coast Soccer League with Okanagan Challenge, and in the USL Premier Development League with the Texas Spurs and the Virginia Beach Submariners.
Undrafted out of college, Smith spent time playing for the reserve teams of FC Dallas and Houston Dynamo in 2007, featuring in several MLS Reserve Division games but never being called up to either team's senior squad. He signed with the Charlotte Eagles in the USL Second Division in 2008 and made his professional debut on April 19, 2008, in Charlotte's 2008 season opener against Bermuda Hogges.