Dante Washington (Player) - Inducteed 2012
Dante played college soccer at Radford University, where he led the nation in scoring in 1988 and 1990 and was named a first team All-American in 1991. That year he also participated on the US U-23 team and was the first black player to score a goal for the team. In 1992 he earned Academic A ll-America honors and was a member of the US Olympic Men’s Soccer Team. Dante played indoors with the Washington Warthogs in the CISL and the Baltimore Blast of the MISL. He went on to play for the Columbus Crew, Dallas Burn, and Real Salt Lake of the MLS. He spent two years with the Virginia Beach Marines of the A-League, where he led the league in scoring in 2004. Dante recently served as the MLS Regional Ambassador for Youth and Fan Development in the Northeast and as color commentator for Columbus Crew.