Richard Weiszmann

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Richard Weiszmann
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-04-08) April 8, 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1991–1994 UC Berkeley
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Santa Cruz Surf
1995 North Bay Breakers
1996 New England Revolution 10 (0)
1997–1999 Chico Rooks
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Richard Weiszmann (born April 8, 1972) is a retired Czechoslovakian-American soccer defender who played for the New England Revolution in 1996. He also spent five seasons in the USISL. He is currently the Director of Coaching with the Diablo Valley Soccer Club and is a research scientist at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

Weiszmann attended the University of California, Berkeley where he played on the men’s soccer team from 1991 to 1994. He was an All Far West player in 1993 and 1994. During the 1994 collegiate off season, Weiszmann played for the Santa Cruz Surf of the USISL. In 1995, he played for the North Bay Breakers. In February 1996, the New England Revolution selected Weiszmann in the 10th round of 1996 MLS Inaugural Player Draft.[1] He played ten games for the Revs before being waived on June 30, 1996. He returned to Northern California and signed with the San Jose Clash, but never had a first team game. In 1997, he joined the Chico Rooks of the USISL, playing with the team through the 1999 season. Weiszmann has coached for several years with the Diablo Valley Soccer Club. He is currently the club’s Director of Coaching. He also works at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.


  1. ^ Martins, Gus (March 22, 1996). "Soccer Defender puts hold on future". Boston Herald. 

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