Jaime Chavez

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Jaime Chavez
Chavez playing for Hollywood United in 2010
Personal information
Full name Jaime Day Chavez
Date of birth (1987-07-17) July 17, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Industry, California, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Miami FC
Number 9
Youth career
2004–2005 Chivas USA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Hollywood United Hitmen 31 (21)
2011 Los Angeles Blues 0 (0)
2012 Los Angeles Misioneros 11 (9)
2013–2014 Cal FC
2014–2015 Atlanta Silverbacks 56 (16)
2016– Miami FC 52 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:37, 30 October 2017 (UTC)

Jaime Chavez (born July 17, 1987 in Industry, California) is an American soccer player currently playing for Miami FC in the North American Soccer League.


Youth and amateur[edit]

Chavez attended William Workman High School, and had a successful youth club career playing on winning teams in the Disney Cup, State Cup and Verizon Cup, among others. He played on Chivas USA's U-17 youth team in 2004 and 2005, and went on to play for various amateur teams in the Los Angeles area before signing for the Hollywood United Hitmen in the USL Premier Development League in 2009.

He was Hollywood's leading goal scorer in both his seasons with the team, leading them to the PDL playoffs in consecutive years, scoring 10 goals in 15 games in 2009,[1][dead link] and hitting 11 more in 2010.[2][dead link] He was named to the PDL All-Western Conference team following the 2010 season.


Chavez signed with the expansion Los Angeles Blues of the new USL Professional League on January 19, 2011.[3]

Chavez returned to the PDL in 2012 when he signed to play with the Los Angeles Misioneros; he made his debut for his new team on April 29, assisting on Victor Sanchez's goal in a 3-1 loss to Fresno Fuego.[4][dead link]