• Defender Kaio DaSilva adds depth to the back line

  • Forward Brett Jones will bring speed and skill in front of goal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Chattanooga, TN (April 12th, 2021)— Chattanooga Football Club is strengthening its roster in advance of the 2021 spring season, signing defender Kaio DaSilva and Brett Jones to the club just as the NISA Legends Cup gets underway tomorrow.

Kaio DaSilva is a 6’4” defender who excelled as a two sport athlete at UAlbany. In two seasons, DaSilva played in 34 matches for the Great Danes, starting 23 games, and netting six goals with six assists.

“We are excited to welcome Kaio Da Silva to Chattanooga Football Club!” said Head Coach Peter Fuller. “We are looking for Kaio to strengthen our depth in the back. He has solid defensive instincts and excellent long passing quality.”

“I truly feel honored and blessed for the opportunity Chattanooga FC has provided to my family as I continue my footballing career at the next level” said Kaio. “In my short time in this city, I have witnessed a powerful sense of community and I am more than excited to play in front of the fans and people of Chattanooga.”

Brett Jones comes to the Scenic City from the west coast, where he recently played with Oregon State and UC San Diego. Jones started 39 games in three seasons for the Tritons, and he netted 18 goals with 7 assists.

CFC is pleased to welcome Brett Jones” said Head Coach Peter Fuller. “He is a versatile forward who possesses the ability to get behind the defense with his pace! He can play equally well in a system that uses three forwards or two forwards.”

“I’m super excited to join Chattanooga FC” said Brett. “The environment that the team and the community has built here is second to none, and I’m thrilled to be a part of it. I look forward to playing for CFC and helping the team succeed in the future.”


Player Profile: Kaio DaSilva

Position: Defender

Born: June 14th, 1998

College Career: University of Albany

Senior Career: Chattanooga FC


Player Profile: Brett Jones

Position: Forward

Born: March 11th, 1999

College Career: University of California at San Diego

Senior Career: Chattanooga FC