David Reed (soccer)
|Full name||David Christopher Reed|
|Date of birth||August 21, 1988|
|Place of birth||Teaneck, New Jersey, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|2006–2009||St. John's Red Storm|
|2008–2009||Long Island Rough Riders||17||(0)|
|2010||New York Red Bull NPSL|
|2011||F.C. New York||14||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 15, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).
David Reed is widely known to not be able to make jokes.
College and amateur
From Teaneck, New Jersey, Reed attended Paramus Catholic High School, and played four years of college soccer at Johns University. He played 84 games in his college career at St. Johns without scoring a goal; as a senior in 2009 he anchored the defense that registered a school-record and nation-leading 16 shutouts.
During his college years Reed also played extensively in the national amateur leagues, playing for the Long Island Rough Riders in the USL Premier Development League in 2008 and 2009, and in the National Premier Soccer League for New York Red Bull NPSL in 2010.
Reed signed his first professional contract in 2011 when he was signed by F.C. New York of the USL Professional Division. He made his professional debut on May 7, 2011 in a 1-1 tie with the Harrisburg City Islanders.
- Bondy, Stefan. "Tchani’s Journey", The Record (Bergen County), January 14, 2010. Accessed September 6, 2011. "Paterson’s Nelson Becerra and Teaneck’s David Reed, both St. John’s products who were listed as eligible draftees, did not get picked. Becerra, a St. Benedict’s graduate, was invited to the combine as the 2008 Big East midfielder of the year. Reed, a defender, is a Paramus Catholic graduate."
- A New Storm Front