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David Hayes
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Personal information
Full name David Hayes
Date of birth May 24, 1976 (1976-05-24) (age 33)
Place of birth Waldorf, Maryland, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1995–1996 Charles County Community College
1997–1998 Wingate Bulldogs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999-2000 D.C. United 15 (0)
1999 → MLS Pro-40 (loan) 14 (6)
2000 Hampton Roads Mariners (loan) 6 (2)
2001-2002 Chicago Fire 3 (1)
2001 Milwaukee Rampage (loan) 24 (6)
2002 Richmond Kickers (loan) 27 (8)
2003 Rochester Rhinos 28 (3)
2004 Richmond Kickers 26 (3)
2005-2008 Atlanta Silverbacks 81 (12)
2009 Portland Timbers 30 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 December, 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

David Hayes (born May 24, 1976 in Waldorf, Maryland) is an American soccer player, currently without a team.





Hayes attended Charles County Community College, playing on the men’s soccer team in 1995 and 1996. Hayes was the team captain of the team which went to the national post-season tournament both seasons. He was selected as a 1995 and 1996 first team All American and set the national scoring record in 1996 with 53 goals, and finished his career there with 104 goals. In 1997, he transferred to NCAA Division II Wingate University where he scored 59 goals in two seasons.[1] He was a 1997 second team and 1998 first team All American.[2][3]


In February 1999, the D.C. United selected Hayes in the 3rd round (28th overall) of the 1999 MLS College Draft. He played five games with United in 1999 as well as appearing with MLS Pro-40. In 2000, he played 10 games with United and also went on loan with the Hampton Roads Mariners of USL A-League before placing him on waivers on November 1, 2000.[4]

The Chicago Fire signed Hayes for the 2001 season, but sent him on loan to the Milwaukee Rampage of the USL A-League. In June, Chicago called him up to the first team. He played two games as a late sub, earned his only start with the Fire on June 30, 2001. He scored a goal, but never played another game with the Fire.[5] In 2002, he spent the season on loan with the Richmond Kickers. The Kickers went to the 2002 Finals, but fell 2-1 to the Rampage. On December 17, 2002, the Kickers traded Hayes to the Rochester Rhinos in exchange for Greg Simmonds.[6] On March 29, 2004, he returned to the Kickers.[7]

In 2005, he signed with the Atlanta Silverbacks of the USL First Division. He was named the 2007 USL-1 Defender of the Year.[8] In 2009, the Silverbacks withdrew from the league for the 2009 season.

On January 21, 2009, Hayes was name head coach of the Atlanta Silverbacks W-League (women's) team.[9]

On February 26, 2009, Hayes signed a one year contract with Portland Timbers.[10] He played 30 games and scored 2 for Portland in 2009, helping the team to the USL1 Regular Season title before being released on December 7, 2009.[11]


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