Prince playing for Charleston Battery in 2016
|Full name||Zach Prince|
|Date of birth||March 30, 1988|
|Place of birth||Columbia, South Carolina, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|2006–2009||College of Charleston Cougars|
|2008||Colorado Rapids U-23||16||(5)|
|2009||Chicago Fire Premier||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 27, 2016.
Zach Prince (born March 30, 1988 in Columbia, South Carolina) is a retired American soccer player who spent his entire professional career as a midfielder with the Charleston Battery in the United Soccer League.
Youth and College
Prince grew up in Irmo, South Carolina and attended Irmo High School playing soccer all four years while also a member of the USYSA Region III Pool team in 2003 and 2005. He played four years of college soccer at the College of Charleston as a striker. During his college years Prince also played for Colorado Rapids U23's and Chicago Fire Premier in the USL Premier Development League, and was part of the Chicago squad which reached the 2009 PDL Championship game.
Prince signed his first professional contract with the Charleston Battery on April 14, 2010. He made his professional debut on April 17, 2010 in a 3-2 win over the Charlotte Eagles. He re-signed with the club for the 2012 season, his third, on January 13, 2012.
Prince played most commonly as an outside midfielder for the Battery, but also filled in at numerous other positions including right back and defensive midfield and was known for his competitive, physical style of play. Following the 2016 season Prince announced his retirement from professional soccer, finishing his USL career with 162 league appearances and 9 goals.