Chris Dawes

‭(802) 730-0505‬ * ChrisDawes74@hotmail.com

Club career

Nicknamed 'Simba', Dawes has played as a defender or midfielder, starting his career at Jamaican club Galaxy F.C. and having a brief spell at Belgian Fourth Division club SVD Handzame in 1996.[ In 2001, he signed for MLS club MetroStars only to be traded to Colorado Rapids for a 2002 draft pick. Dawes returned to Jamaica in 2002 joining May Pen based club Hazard United and had a brief stint with Village United before returning to the previous club, now relocated and called Portmore United. He retired in 2006 to become a coach.

International career

He also played for the Jamaica national football team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He played his last international in 2001 against Costa Rica and earned over 60 caps for the Reggae Boyz. He scored once in a 2000 friendly match against Cayman Islands, which Jamaica won by 6-0.

Coaching career

He was a previous manager of Jamaican Premier League side Sporting Central Academy  and has recently begun his youth coaching career to give back to the game he loves.