2017-2020 (Reno 1868 FC): Richards found a home in Reno and spent four seasons with the club. He currently leads the all-time list in career games played (105) and starts (103) for the club. Richards made the playoffs in each of his four years with the Reno.
2016 (Portland Timbers II): Richards was a consistent starter for Timbers II during the 2016 season.
2012-2015 (Portland Timbers): Richards was the first-ever homegrown player to sign with Portland Timbers. He made six appearances for the MLS side during the 2012 season.
In 72 games for the University of Washington, Richards finished with 31 goals, 15 assists and led the Huskies in goals and game-winning goals in each of his four seasons. Richards was named First-Team Capital One Academic All-American, 2011 Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and named to the All-West Region first team.
Orange County SC signed Brent Richards on December 17, 2020.