Dean Meltz, originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, is the younger brother of forward Adam “Cheezi” Meltz and joined Battalion in mid-June 2016. A graduate of Torrey Pines High School, Meltz started all four years at the San Diego area school.
Following high school he made his way to Chapman University where he started his collegiate soccer career. After one season with Chapman, Meltz transferred to UCSD and subsequently joined the men’s soccer program.
Meltz made his Battalion debut on June 22, 2016 vs. Corinthians. He loves to travel, hike, and spend his free time at the beach snorkeling or surfing.