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Leighton O'Brien

Personal information
Full nameLeighton O'Brien
Date of birthMarch 14, 1976(age 40)
Place of birthTacoma, Washington, United States
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionMidfielder, Director of Coaching, Coach
Club information
Current clubSeattle Sounders Women (Coach)

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Leighton O'Brien (born March 14, 1976 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American soccer player, currently serving as the Director of Coaching for the Renton Football Club for youth since 2006 and the head coach of the Seattle Sounders Women.

O'Brien is noted most significantly for his tenure with the Seattle Sounders of the USL First Division. Where the Tacoma native helped the Sounders claim the double, and as well as several other titles. Most of his personal achievements derived from his time with Seattle. On February, 2010 he was ranked 11th in the USL First Division Top 25 of the Decade, which announced a list of the best and most influential players of the previous decade.

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