Louie Rolko

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Louie Rolko
Personal information
Full name Louie Rolko
Date of birth (1984-09-07) September 7, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Hudson, Ohio, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Baldwin Wallace University (assistant)
Youth career
2003–2006 Baldwin-Wallace Yellow Jackets
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Sioux Falls Spitfire 28 (1)
2007–2008 Charleston Battery 24 (1)
2010–2013 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 61 (0)
Teams managed
2013- Baldwin Wallace University (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 21, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Louie Rolko (born September 7, 1984 in Hudson, Ohio) is a former American soccer player, currently serving as senior assistant to Reid Ayers in the Baldwin Wallace University soccer program.[1]


College and Amateur[edit]

Rolko attended Hudson High School in Hudson, Ohio before entering Baldwin-Wallace College in 2003. He played four years of college soccer with the Jackets from 2003 to 2006.[2]

In 2005 and 2006, Rolko also played for the Sioux Falls Spitfire in the fourth division USL Premier Development League during the collegiate off season.[3][4]


Rolko turned professional in March 2007 when he signed with the Charleston Battery of the USL First Division after impressing durin pre-season trials. He spent two seasons playing with the Battery, scoring one goal in 24 games, before being released after the end of the 2008 season.

On March 22, 2010, after two years out of the professional game, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USL Second Division announced the signing of Rolko to a contract for the 2010 season.[5] Rolko was the team captain for the 2012 campaign.[6]

On June 6, 2013, it was announced that Rolko would be returning to his alma mater to pursue a coaching career.[7]


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