Brad Agoos, who has a long history of winning as a player and coach, enters his sixth season as an assistant coach for the California men's soccer team.
Agoos, 34, joined the Cal program in 2000 after spending the previous seven years playing professionally, most recently in 1999 for Quick Den Haag of the Dutch Third Division. He also has played professionally for AC Santa Barbara of the Costa Rican First Division, the Worcester Wildfire of the A-League, D.C. United of Major League Soccer, along with three seasons in the USISL and one season in Germany.
In the coaching ranks, Agoos was a volunteer coach in 1998 for the University of San Francisco and in 1996 for the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, which advanced to the NCAA Final Four. Agoos was also a player and coach for the Vermont Voltage (PDSL). In addition, he has expertise developing youth players, including in 1994-95 when he coached the Park Sharon Soccer Club in Charlotte, N.C.
Agoos' credentials include a U.S. Soccer Federation "A" badge and a KNVB Trainer Coach III license.
Prior to joining the professional ranks, Agoos won three national championships as a midfielder at the University of Virginia from 1989-93, under now U.S. National team head coach Bruce Arena. Agoos was named MVP of the 1993 ACC Tournament and currently ranks third all-time for assists in Cavalier history.