|Intro||American soccer player|
Association football player
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||11 April 1989, Lilburn, Gwinnett County, Georgia, U.S.A.|
Blake Brettschneider (born April 11, 1989 in Georgia) is an American soccer player.
Brettschneider played soccer for the University of South Carolina. In 2010, he led the team with 7 goals and 10 assists. While at the University of South Carolina, he also played in the USL Premier Development League for both the Atlanta Silverbacks U23’s and the Atlanta Blackhawks.
Brettschneider was selected by D.C. United with the third pick in the second round of the 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft. He signed a contract with the team on March 3, 2011, and made his professional debut on April 3, 2011, in a 4-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids. Brettschneider scored his first career goal on June 11, 2011 in a 4-2 loss against San Jose Earthquakes.
Brettschnider was released by United on February 3, 2012. On March 6, 2012, he signed as a free agent with New England Revolution. He was released by New England following the 2012 season. Brettschnider was picked up by the Rochester Rhinos of the USL Pro league.
In 2008 Brettschneider participated in the United States U-20 men’s national soccer team player pool camp, but did not feature in any games.