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David Richardson


David leads the Chicago Sockers FC. The Sockers are one of the premier soccer organizations in the nation having developed numerous players who have played at the highest levels both in college and professionally. David played for Bret in the late 1980’s and benefited first hand from training and participating in overseas trips led and organized by Bret. David shares Bret’s passion for developing young people’s talents through soccer to prepare for life. Bridges continues to partner with the Sockers to provide an opportunity for Sockers players to develop their potential during their high school & college careers and beyond.

He attended and played at Northern Illinois University.  He played professionally for over 10 years, first with the Chicago Power and second with the Chicago Stingers.  He was part of the Stingers USL D3 Championship campaign.

Currently, he coaches and serves as the Technical Director for the Chicago Sockers FC.

David lives in Chicago, Illinois, with his wife and kids.

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