|Full name||Daniel Jacob Calichman|
|Date of birth||February 21, 1968|
|Place of birth||Huntington Station, New York, United States|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|1990–1993||Mazda / Sanfrecce Hiroshima||50||(0)|
|1996–1998||Los Angeles Galaxy||58||(0)|
|1999–2000||New England Revolution||29||(0)|
|2000||San Jose Earthquakes||16||(0)|
|2004–2014||Claremont McKenna College|
|2014–||Toronto FC (Assistant Coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 April 2009|
Calichman began his professional career in Japan, first for Mazda in the Japan Soccer League in 1990 and 1991, and then for its successor Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the newly formed J. League Division 1 in 1992 and 1993. Calichman became the first American to play in the J-League. In 1995, he moved back to the United States and played for the Boston Storm and the New York Centaurs of the A-League.
In 1996, Calichman was allocated to the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer. He would captain the team for three seasons, earning All-Star recognition in 1996, until a trade to the New England Revolution before the 1999 season. He would end his MLS career splitting 2000 between the Revs and the San Jose Earthquakes and spent 2001 in the A-League with the Charleston Battery. He retired from competitive soccer at the end of the 2001 season.
Calichman was honored by the Galaxy in a pre-game match ceremony on April 4, 2009.
Calichman was capped 2 times for the United States national team, both in 1997.
In 2004 Calichman was appointed head coach of the men's soccer team at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California. In 2007 Calichman also became the Director of Player Development for Southern California-based youth soccer organization LAFC Chelsea. Since 2014 he has been assistant coach for the Major League Soccer team Toronto FC.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1990/91||Mazda||JSL Division 2||26||1||3||1||29||2|
|1991/92||JSL Division 1||11||0||0||0||11||0|
|1992||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||J1 League||-||6||1||6||1|
|United States||League||Open Cup||League Cup||Total|
|1995||New York Centaurs||A-League||0||0||0||0|
|1996||Los Angeles Galaxy||Major League Soccer||28||0||28||0|
|1999||New England Revolution||Major League Soccer||25||0||25||0|
|2000||San Jose Earthquakes||Major League Soccer||16||0||16||0|
|2001||Charleston Battery||USL A-League||30||1||30||1|
|United States national team|
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