Chesapeake Dragons

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Chesapeake Dragons
Full name Chesapeake Athletic Dragons
Nickname(s) The Dragons
Founded 2001
Ground Maryland SoccerPlex
Ground Capacity 4,000
League USL Premier Development League
2004 6th, Mid-Atlantic Division

Chesapeake Dragons were an American soccer team, founded in 2001. The team was a member of the United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, until 2004, when the team left the league and the franchise was terminated.

The Dragons played their home games at the Maryland SoccerPlex in the city of Germantown, Maryland, 31 miles northwest of downtown Washington, DC. The team's colors were blue, silver and black.

Final Squad[edit]

vs West Virginia Chaos, 14 July 2004 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Zak Thompson
2 United States FW Mark Murphy
3 United States MF Jonathan Bernard
4 United States DF Samuel Hale
5 United States DF Jeremiah Burke
7 United States MF Matt Allen
10 Bermuda MF Kwame Steede
No. Position Player
12 Trinidad and Tobago DF Derek Phillips
14 United States MF Jamil Decker
16 United States MF Matthew Waddell
17 Bermuda MF Raymond Beach
18 Bermuda MF Hayes Wolfe
20 United States DF Kurt Borel
21 United States FW Ibrahim Diane


Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs Open Cup
2001 4 USL PDL 7th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2002 4 USL PDL 4th, Mid-Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify
2003 4 USL PDL 4th, Mid-Atlantic Did not qualify Second Round
2004 4 USL PDL 5th, Mid-Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify