Nick Webb (soccer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nick Webb
Nick-webb.jpg
Personal information
Full name Nicholas Webb
Date of birth (1986-05-06) May 6, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Bellingham, Washington, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Carolina Giants
Number 3
Youth career
2000–2004 Squalicum Storm
1996–2002 Whatcom FC Rangers
2002–2004 Snohomish United
2004–2005 Western Washington University
2005–2007 Oregon State University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Vancouver Whitecaps 5 (0)
2008 Whitecaps Residency (loan) 5 (0)
2008– Carolina Giants 6 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 June 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nick Webb (born May 6, 1986) is an soccer striker, who currently played professionally for the Carolina Giants of the Puerto Rico Soccer League.

Youth career[edit]

Webb began his youth career with local Premier Division team, Whatcom FC Rangers. During his development with the Rangers, he was selected to the Washington State Olympic Development Program four years in a row and 1 year with the Region IV Olympic program pool. He finished his youth club play with another top club in Washington, Snohomish United Santos. In College, he began his career at Division II Western Washington University earning NWAC First Team All Conference honors as a freshman before transferring to Division I Oregon State University. At Oregon State Nick received top honors including Second Team All-Conference his senior year as well as First Team All-Academic both junior and senior year. In the summer of 2007 he helped OUSA Orange of Oregon win the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) Under-23 National Cup scoring 17 goals in 7 games including the game winner in the National Championship.

Professional career[edit]

Webb signed with the Vancouver Whitecaps of the USL First Division on February 27, 2008. Webb has seen playing time as a substitute for the Whitecaps early on in the season, and has also been featured for Whitecaps' PDL team, Vancouver Whitecaps Residency. In his first game against MLS squad Los Angeles Galaxy and David Beckham he recorded the game winning assist in the Whitecaps 2–1 win over the Galaxy.

After a spell at Vancouver, Webb signed with Carolina Giants, a Puerto Rican based First Division club. In his spell with the Gigantes Nick totalled 4 goals and an assist in 6 games, playing 90 minutes in every game.

Webb Soccer Training[edit]

This is a specific soccer training program built for youths interested in taking their soccer careers to the next level. Nick Webb, the coach and manager of this program, develops players based on their individual needs, whether it's making an A or (gold) squad, or making and earning scholarship for a college program. This program emphasizes individual ball-skill development by using similar technical sessions taken from top clubs in Europe and Japan. This program also teaches techniques for cutting and making highlight films, building proper and effective resumes, and methods for expanding soccer contacts.

Personal life[edit]

He is the twin brother of Mason Webb. Webb also runs his own soccer training program Webb Soccer Training in Corvallis, Oregon.

External links[edit]