Pat McGauley

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Pat McGauley
Personal information
Date of birth (1961-04-23) April 23, 1961 (age 56)
Place of birth St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Playing position Forward / Defender
Youth career
1979–1983 Indiana Hoosiers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984 Chicago Sting 19 (0)
1984–1987 Chicago Sting (indoor) 130 (41)
1988 Chicago Schwaben
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Pat McGauley is a retired American soccer player who played in the North American Soccer League and the Major Indoor Soccer League. He scored the winning goal in the 1983 NCAA Men's Division I Soccer Championship and the 1977 McGuire Cup. He currently works for Anheuser-Busch as the Vice President of Innovation.[1]


McGauley graduated from St. Mary's High School in St. Louis, Missouri. McGauley attended Indiana University, playing on the men's soccer team which won the 1982 and 1983 NCAA Men's Division I Soccer Championship. In the 1983 championship, he scored the game-winning goal in Hoosier's 1-0 victory over the Columbia Lions.[2]


In October 1983, the St. Louis Steamers drafted McGauley in the second round of the Major Indoor Soccer League draft.[3] He signed with the Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League and played in the 1984 Soccer Bowl Championship season. In the fall of 1984, the Sting entered the MISL and McGauley then played three indoor seasons in Chicago. In October 1987 McGauley retired from professional soccer.[4] He briefly played for the Sting's reserve team, then moved to Chicago Schwaben in the Chicago Metro League.[5]


  1. ^ Pat McGauley: Senior Director, Innovation & High End Brands
  2. ^ Sports Illustrated: This Was The Stuff Of Dreams
  3. ^ MISL Draft - Two St. Louisans Picked In 1st Round St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) - Wednesday, October 26, 1983]
  4. ^ STING GIVES FAJKUS ANOTHER CHANCE Chicago Tribune - Friday, October 30, 1987
  5. ^ Granitza back with Maroons Chicago Sun-Times - Wednesday, January 13, 1988]

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