CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM MEMBER
Birth date: September 28, 1988
Citizenship: Canadian and Italian
Position: Center Midfield
Height: 5 feet 7 inches Weight: 170 lbs
University: Recently completed his eligibility as the team captain for the University at Buffalo...Has led the team in assists for all
three of his seasons, with a combined total of 7 goals and 16 assists accumulating 30 points... Selected to the N.C.A.A. Division 1 Conference All-Star
Team for two consecutive seasons... Played one season at the University of Cincinnati, winning the Big East Conference Championship and being
named to the Big East Academic All-Star Team.
National: Played for Canada at the 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia ...Started in every match, playing 90
minutes in five of the six games... Highlights included strong performances against Ukraine, Czech Republic, Brazil, and
Uruguay...Also played for Canada at the F.I.F.A. U-17 World Cup Qualifying Tournament in Mexico...Earned 10 International Caps in
Ireland, U.S.A., Mexico, Guatemala, scored in Canada’s 4-2 victory against El Salvador ...Member of Canada’s
National Team Training Center...Made appearances with Canada’s U-20 team.
Provincial: Selected to the British Columbia All-Star Team for six consecutive years and was named British Columbia Soccer
Player of the Year...Selected by the Vancouver Sun Newspaper’s Sports writers as ‘Top of the Class’ for his
outstanding contributions to the sport of soccer throughout the province of British Columbia...Has played
abroad in Italy, Great Britain, Germany, Portugal, and the Netherlands.
Club: Captained one of Canada’s most successful club teams the Burnaby Royals to six consecutive undefeated seasons,
six Provincial Championships, and four national appearances... winning Gold Medals at Two National
Championships and two Bronze Medals... Captained Vancouver Whitecaps Youth Team
High School: Was a four year starter at Alpha Secondary School winning a Gold Medal at the Provincial Championship as well as
and a silver medal...In his senior year he was named captain and was voted Athlete of the Year
John Astudillo – Head Coach of the University at Buffalo: 716-553-8360
Caleb Porter – Head Coach of the University of Akron (representative of the MAC conference): 330-972-6895
Mike Mosher – Head Coach of Team Canada World University Games: 1-604-739-9214
Mike Findlay – Head Coach of the British Columbia Soccer Association: 1-604-299-9610 ext. 2359
Teitur Thordarson – Head Coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps: 604-6699283 ext. 2280
Injury Report: No Surgeries or major injuries to report.