|Full name||Christopher Dawes|
|Date of birth||31 May 1974|
|Place of birth||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Christopher Dawes (born 31 May 1974 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a retired Jamaican footballer. He was known to be very disciplined, a good passer of the ball and a tight man-marker.
Nicknamed 'Simba', Dawes has played as a defender or midfielder, starting his career at Jamaican club Galaxy F.C. and having a brief spell at Belgian Fourth Division club SVD Handzame in 1996. In 2001, he signed for MLS club MetroStars only to be traded to Colorado Rapids for a 2002 draft pick. Dawes returned to Jamaica in 2002 joining May Pen based club Hazard United and had a brief stint with Village United before returning to the previous club, now relocated and called Portmore United. He retired in 2006 to become a coach.
He also played for the Jamaica national football team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He played his last international in 2001 against Costa Rica and earned over 60 caps for the Reggae Boyz. He scored once in a 2000 friendly match against Cayman Islands, which Jamaica won by 6–0.
He is currently manager of Jamaica National Premier League side Sporting Central Academy but is currently on an educational sabbatical working on his coaching badges in the United States and England. In 2010, Dawes returned to coaching Sporting Central Academy.