Chad Barrett signed with the San Jose Earthquakes as a free agent on December 28, 2015.
2014 (Seattle): Barrett appeared in 26 games during the regular season, including eight starts. His seven goals against league competition ranked fourth on the club. Three of those goals were game-winners, which was tied for the second-highest mark on the team. In the season opener versus Sporting Kansas City (March 8), he netted the game-winning goal in the 94th minute—tying the club record for latest goal. Against FC Dallas, Barrett recorded the game-winning assist (April 12). In the U.S. Open Cup, Barrett appeared in all five matches and scored two goals.
2013 (New England): Made 19 regular-season appearances in lone season with the Revs, including eight starts (three at forward and five at right midfield). Scored two goals and added two assists. Made his Revolution debut with a 90th-minute substitute appearance at Chicago (March 9). Scored his first goal and first assist as a Rev against LA Galaxy (June 2). Scored game-tying goal in the 88th minute against Chivas USA (June 29) in a 1-1 draw. Appeared in both of the team’s MLS Cup Playoffs matches against Sporting Kansas City, coming on as a substitute in both. Appeared in all three of the team’s U.S. Open Cup matches, starting two and scoring one goal and one assist – both at Rochester (May 28) in the third round.
2012 (LA Galaxy/Valeranga): Made 18 regular-season appearances in his final season with the LA Galaxy, starting seven. Played 677 minutes and finished with one goal and three assists. Scored against Philadelphia (July 4) in a 2-1 loss. Loaned to Norway’s Valerenga on July 31, 2012, and he closed the season with five appearances in the Tippeligaen. Was waived by LA at the conclusion of the season and was available in the 2012 Re-Entry Process.
2011 (LA Galaxy): Traded from Toronto FC to the LA Galaxy on January 13, 2011, in exchange for future considerations. Started 20 of his 27 regular-season appearances in LA, playing 1,583 minutes. Finished second on the Galaxy with seven regular-season goals (eight goals in all competitions) and added five assists. The Galaxy went 8-0-0 when he scored and 4-1-0 when he had an assist. Tallied his first multi-assist game of his MLS career against Sporting Kansas City (May 14). Missed two months of the season with an ankle injury. Scored his 40th career MLS goal against Real Salt Lake (Oct 1). Started the Galaxy’s first three postseason games, but missed the MLS Cup final after suffering a dislocated right foot in training ahead of the game.
2010 (Toronto FC): Started 18 of his 23 regular-season appearances for Toronto FC, playing 1,545 minutes. Finished with seven goals and two assists. Scored two goals against Chicago (May 8). Added a goal in the Nutrilite Canadian Championship, which helped Toronto FC qualify for the CONCACAF Champions League for the first time in club history.
2009 (Toronto FC): Started 27 of his 29 regular-season appearances, playing 2,069 minutes. Finished with five goals and three assists. Scored his first goal of the season at FC Dallas (April 19). Added a goal against Columbus (May 2). Scored two goals at San Jose (July 20) in a 3-1 win. Scored in his return to Chicago (Sept. 26). Added two goals in the Nutrilite Canadian Championship.
2008 (Chicago/Toronto): Started the season with the Chicago Fire, but was traded to Toronto FC on July 30, 2008, with the Fire’s 2009 first-round MLS SuperDraft pick and conditional future considerations in exchange for the top spot in the allocation order, which Chicago used to acquire Brian McBride. Made 29 regular-season appearances, including 27 starts, between Chicago (16 appearances, 14 starts) and Toronto (13 appearances, all starts). Played a total of 2,172 minutes (1,174 in Chicago; 998 in Toronto). Finished the year with a career-high nine goals (5 with CHI, 4 with TOR) and a career-high seven assists (4 with CHI, 3 with TOR). Scored two goals at New York (May 28) in a 5-1 win over Red Bulls. Made his debut with Toronto against FC Dallas (Aug. 3). Scored his first goal for Toronto at Colorado (Aug. 9) in a 1-0 win.
2007 (Chicago): Made 30 appearances in his final full season with Chicago, starting 25 games. Played 1,983 minutes, finishing with a team-best seven goals, while adding two assists. Added his first assist of the season against New England (Oct 6), in a 2-1 win in which he also scored the game-winning goal. Scored his first postseason goal in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series win over D.C. United.
2006 (Chicago): Made 16 appearances, including nine starts for the Fire. Scored five goals and added one assist. Played 778 minutes. Scored the first goal of the 2006 MLS season at FC Dallas (April 1) in a 3-2 loss. Added his second goal of the season at Kansas City (May 6). Scored his first career two-goal effort against Real Salt Lake (June 28) in a 22 minute appearance off the bench. Helped the Fire win the 2006 U.S. Open Cup with an assist in the final against LA (Sept. 27).
2005 (Chicago): Drafted by the Chicago Fire in the first round (third overall) of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. Made 20 appearances, starting four, as a rookie. Scored one goal and added four assists while playing 594 minutes. Made his debut at FC Dallas (April 2). Scored his first career MLS goal at Real Salt Lake (May 28), helping Chicago win 3-0. Recorded his first career MLS assist against San Jose (April 16). Appeared in nine MLS Reserve Division games, in which he scored eight goals.
Played two seasons at UCLA, making 23 career appearances with 17 starts. Scored 16 goals and added 18 assists while helping the Bruins to a 34-6-3 record. A two-time Second Team All-Pac-10 performer (2003, 2004), 2003 Pac-10 Co-Freshman/Newcomer of the Year. Left UCLA after his sophomore season to sign with MLS.
Earned his first cap with the U.S. Men’s National Team on June 22, 2008, in a World Cup Qualifier at Barbados. Has represented the U.S. at the U-18, U-20, and U-23 levels. Played in the 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Holland where he scored three goals.
Son of Trish Whiteman and Randy Barrett. Has five siblings (Daneshia, Brittany, Tegina, Shamon and Brooklyn). Favorite soccer player is current USMNT manger Jurgen Klinsmann. Favorite non-soccer athlete is Peyton Manning. Favorite movie is Dumb & Dumber. Most memorable soccer moment is his goal against Argentina at the U-20 World Championship.