Brent Whitfield

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Brent Whitfield
Personal information
Full name Brent Whitfield
Date of birth (1981-01-08) January 8, 1981 (age 34)
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.


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.


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]


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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