Jason Hotchkin

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Jason Hotchkin
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Personal information
Date of birth (1978-06-05) June 5, 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder/Forward
Youth career
2000 Milligan Buffalo
2001–2003 Biola Eagles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999 South Carolina Shamrocks 33 (19)
2001–2003 Southern California Seahorses 58 (31)
2004 Charlotte Eagles 17 (5)
2005 TuS Koblenz 0 (0)
2005 IK Brage 15 (0)
2005 Orange County Blue Star 2 (2)
2006 Wilmington Hammerheads 7 (1)
2006–2007 Philadelphia KiXX (indoor)
2007–2008 New Jersey Ironmen (indoor)
2008–2009 Cleveland City Stars 27 (4)
2010–2011 Harrisburg City Islanders 42 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 4, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jason Hotchkin (born June 5, 1978 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is a former American soccer player.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Hotchkin had already played one year of professional soccer for the South Carolina Shamrocks in the USL D3 Pro League as a 18-year-old in 1997, prior to him attending college. He had a brief spell with St. Patricks Athletic in the League of Ireland, playing several reserve league matches, and spent several months with training Cruz Azul in Mexico, but was not offered a contract.

He played college soccer at Milligan College, and then at Biola University in La Mirada, California, where he was named to the all-Golden State Athletic Conference team as a senior in 2003 when he registered 11 goals and a team-high 7 assists.

During his college years Hotchkin also played with the Southern California Seahorses of the USL Premier Development League, scoring 31 goals and 15 assists in 58 matches played over the course of three seasons, and being voted to the PDL Team for the Year in 2003.

Professional[edit]

In 2004 Hotchkin signed with Charlotte Eagles of the USL Pro Soccer League He appeared in 15 matches recording 5 goals and 4 assists. Charlotte finished league runner-up by losing on penalties to the Utah Blitz. In 2005, after a largely unsuccessful stint with German club TuS Koblenz he moved to Sweden to play for IK Brage playing 15 matches. In 2006 he returned to the USL. He played 7 matches with the Wilmington Hammerheads scoring 2 times and recording 3 assists.

He spent two years playing in the Major Indoor Soccer League, with Philadelphia KiXX in 2006-07 and the New Jersey Ironmen in 2007-08, winning the MISL championship with Philadelphia.

Hotchkin joined the Cleveland City Stars late in the summer of 2008, helping them win the USL Second Division championship. In seven matches he scored twice and had 4 assists, and re-signed with the team for their inaugural USL First Division campaign in 2009. In 2010 he moved to Harrisburg to play for the Islanders racking in 6 goals and 3 assists. He currently serves as the City Islanders Director of Player Development for their academy teams.[1] He also spent some time playing with Major League Soccer side Columbus Crew's reserve team in 2008.[2]

Hotchkin re-signed with Harrisburg on April 7, 2011.[3]

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