Player Details


Chad Barson


5' 10"


170 lbs

Date of Birth

2.25.1991 (31)


Columbus, OH USA


Career Summary

Out of contract following 2016 season.

One of Columbus' first Homegrown player signings, Barson has provided solid depth along the backline for Crew SC over the past three years. Capable of playing right back or center back, Barson has made 43 appearances since coming into the league in 2013.

COLLEGE: The defender appeared and started in all but two matches of his college career (93 of 95 games) in four seasons at the University of Akron. Was a part of the 2010 National Championship squad. In his second season as team captain as a senior in 2012, Barson earned NSCAA All-America First Team.

INTERNATIONAL: Barson was a member of multiple U.S. national teams, including the U-18s, U-17s and U-15s.

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10