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Derick Brownell

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Derick Brownell
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-02-02) February 2, 1974 (age 47)
Place of birth Buffalo, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1992–1995 Santa Clara Broncos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 San Jose Clash 0 (0)
1996California Jaguars (loan) 12 (1)
1997 Carolina Dynamo 1 (0)
1997–2000 Charleston Battery 33 (2)
2001 Tucson Fireballs 2 (0)
Arizona Thunder (indoor)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Derick Brownell is a retired American soccer defender who played professionally in the USISL and World Indoor Soccer League.


Born in New York, Brownell grew up in Arizona, graduating from Brophy College Preparatory. After participating as a member of the 1990 Brophy team which finished runner-up in the Arizona state soccer final, Brownell attended Santa Clara University where he played on the men's soccer team from 1992 to 1995 and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics. He is currently married to Megan Brownell and has two children.


On March 4, 1996, the San Jose Clash selected Brownell in the second round (thirteenth overall) of the 1996 MLS College Draft. The Clash sent him on loan to the California Jaguars of the USISL for the entire season. He was selected to the USISL All Select Team with the Jaguars.[1] When the Clash released Brownell at the end of the season, the Carolina Dynamo signed him for the 1997 USISL season, but released Brownell in May 1997.[2][3] He then signed with the Charleston Battery where he played until 2000. Brownell also played for the Arizona Thunder in the World Indoor Soccer League.


  1. ^ "1996 USISL Award Winners". Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2010-12-22.
  2. ^ All time Carolina Dynamo roster
  3. ^ INDOOR FOUR EXPECTED TO GIVE DYNAMO A BOOST Greensboro News & Record - Wednesday, May 14, 1997
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