Dan O'Brien (soccer)

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Dan O'Brien
Personal information
Full name Daniel O'Brien
Date of birth (1986-04-05) April 5, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Shoreview, Minnesota, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Minneapolis City SC
Youth career
2004–2005 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
2006–2007 UW–Green Bay Phoenix
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Des Moines Menace 3 (0)
2008–2009 Minnesota Thunder 3 (0)
2010 Western Suburbs FC 21 (9)
2010–2011 Hawke's Bay United 5 (0)
2012 Tampa Bay Rowdies 5 (0)
2017– Minneapolis City SC 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 28, 2016.

Daniel "Dan" O'Brien (born April 5, 1986 in Shoreview, Minnesota) is an American soccer player.


Youth and College[edit]

O’Brien attended Mounds View High School in Arden Hills, Minnesota where he was a two time All State soccer player. O’Brien began his collegiate soccer career in 2004 with Coastal Carolina University. He transferred to the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay in 2006, finishing his college career with them in 2007. In the summer of 2007, he played for the Des Moines Menace of the Premier Development League.


On May 1, 2008, he signed with the Minnesota Thunder of the USL First Division.[1] After the fall of the Minnesota Thunder side due to financial problems O'Brien in January 2010 took the chance to move to New Zealand and join Western Suburbs FC working with Dutch coach John Kila. After a season of hard work with Western Suburbs FC he joined Hawke's Bay United before departing the club after a short stint and signing with the Tampa Bay Rowdies on March 30, 2012. On November 20, 2012 the Rowdies declined the 2013 option.[2]


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