Alan Prampin

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Alan Prampin
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-11-30) November 30, 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Dallas, Texas, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1990–1993 Southern Methodist University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Dallas Sidekicks 8 (7)
1995 Raleigh Flyers
1996 Kansas City Wiz 15 (3)
1997–1999 Tampa Bay Mutiny 59 (14)
National team
1993 United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alan Prampin (born November 30, 1971 in Dallas, Texas) is a former U.S. soccer forward who spent one season in the Continental Indoor Soccer League, one in the USISL and four in Major League Soccer. He also earned two caps with the U.S. national team.


Prampin attended Southern Methodist University where he played on the men's soccer team from 1990 to 1993. He was selected as a third team All American in 1991, a first team All American in 1992 and second team in 1993.

Professional career[edit]

Prampin played extensively with the U.S national B team in 1992 and 1993. However, he turned professional with the Dallas Sidekicks of the Continental Indoor Soccer League in 1994. He then spent the 1995 season with the Raleigh Flyers of USISL. In February 1996, the Kansas City Wiz of Major League Soccer selected Prampin in the tenth round (96th overall) of the Inaugural Player Draft. On December 15, 1996, the Wiz traded Prampin and a third round supplemental draft pick to the Tampa Bay Mutiny for Steve Pittman. Prampin led the team with assists in 1998 and was named Tampa Bay Mutiny Honda Most Valuable Player. He was named Tampa Bay Mutiny's Humanitarian of the Year for his work in the community.He remained with the Mutiny until he retired in 2000 due to injury.

National team[edit]

Prampin earned two caps with the U.S. national team. His first was a 2-2 tie with El Salvador on March 23, 1993 when he came on for Cobi Jones in the 89th minute. His second game was two days later, a 4-1 loss to Honduras. He again came on for Cobi Jones, this time in the 83rd minute.[1]

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