Dario Brose

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Dario Brose
Personal information
Full name Dario Brose
Date of birth (1970-01-27) January 27, 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth New York City, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1988–1991 North Carolina State University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1995 Stade Briochin 91 (10)
1995–1999 FC Saarbrücken 105 (22)
1999–2001 San Jose Clash/Earthquakes 56 (9)
2007 Carolina RailHawks 1 (0)
Total 253 (41)
National team
U.S. U-20
1994–1997 United States 4 (1)
Teams managed
2002 Mid-Michigan Bucks
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Dario Brose (born January 27, 1970, in New York City) is a retired American soccer player who spent eight seasons in Europe, three in Major League Soccer and one in the USL First Division. He has also coached the Mid-Michigan Bucks of the Premier Development League.


Dario played his high school soccer for Roy C. Ketcham High School in Wappingers Falls, New York under the direction of coach Jeff Behnke. Brose played college soccer for North Carolina State University and was named All-American in 1990. That year, the Wolfpack made it to the Final Four. Brose graduated in 1991 with two teammates, Roy Lassiter and Henry Gutierrez, who also had successful professional careers. Another teammate on the Wolfpack, Scott Schweitzer, coached Brose with the Carolina RailHawks. Brose then teamed up with Chris Carrieri who also played in Major League Soccer with Brose for the San Jose Earthquakes.


After graduation, Brose moved to Europe. There he played with Stade Briochin in France, and FC Saarbrücken in Germany. He established himself as a solid midfielder during his time in Germany. Brose returned to the United States in 1999 to join the San Jose Clash of the MLS. In 2000, he appeared in the All-Star Game. He played his last season in 2001, the year San Jose (since renamed the Earthquakes) won their first championship. He played only one game that year. In 2007, Brose signed with the Carolina RailHawks of the USL-1. He played one game, then retired permanently. Brose then teamed up with Chris Carrieri who also played in the MLS with Brose for the San Jose Earthquakes.

National team[edit]

Brose played for the U.S. U-18, U-20, U-23 and Senior men's teams. This included the U.S. team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona[1] and the 1989 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Saudi Arabia.

Brose earned four caps for the U.S. national team. He scored one goal during his time with the national team.


After his initial retirement from active playing, Brose worked as a staff coach for the Silicon Valley Football Club. On May 1, 2002, the Mid-Michigan Bucks of the Premier Development League hired Brose.[2] He took the team to a 12-5-3 record in his single season with the club.[3] He has also worked as the Director of Youth Development and U-12 girls team of the Triangle Futbol Club. Then he left Triangle Futbol Club (TFC) and went to Carolina Soccer Club. Where he coached U-12 first division boys and U-13 second division boys.

In 2010 Dario left Carolina Soccer Club and coached U-12 & U-13 1st division boys teams with Triangle United Soccer Association (TUSA) based out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His stint was short lived, and in 2011 he left Triangle United and began coaching with Fuquay Varina Athletic Association (FVAA) out of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina.


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