Jack Brand

04 August 1953
Braunschweig, GER
185 cm
University of Toronto University of Rochester
Where they grew up
Braunschweig, Germany


Jack Brand

Jack Brand... speaks English, German... he was 15 years old when he started playing soccer... he was 17 years old when his family moved from Branschweig to Toronto... earned a degree in commerce and finance at Rochester...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as a player...

represented Canada at the Montréal 1976 Olympic Games... represented Canada at the Pan American Games in 1975... career 15 international appearances across four years from 1974 to 1977 with Canada Soccer's Men's National Team as a goalkeeper...

with New York Cosmos, an NASL Championship winner (Soccer Bowl ‘78)... with Toronto Italia FC, a National League Ontario winner (1976)...

said Brand in 1974, teammate Dick Howard “supports me, encourages me, pushes me; I owe him a lot. Before a game he’ll tell me what certain players are likely to do, what situations to expect”... wrote Colin Jose, historian, Brand put on “an outstanding display against the Soviet Union at the Montréal 1976 Olympics”... said Rochester coach Dragan Popović in 1977, “Jack has the quickness and agility to become one of the finest goalkeepers in the league”... said coach Eddie Firmani in 1978, Brand is “an excellent young goalkeeper with a wealth of talent and an outstanding future ahead of him”...

For Country

represented West Germany at the youth level before he switched national associations to play for Canada... represented Canada at VII Pan American Games Mexico 1975... represented Canada at the Montréal 1976 Olympic Football Tournament... 

Individual Honours

International Timeline

Player Stats

Filter by level