|Full name||Nicholas Zimmerman|
|Date of birth||May 3, 1987|
|Place of birth||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Playing position||Midfielder, Forward|
|Current club||Carolina RailHawks|
|2005–2008||James Madison Dukes|
|2009||New York Red Bulls||11||(0)|
|2009||→ Crystal Palace Baltimore (loan)||2||(0)|
|2010||→ Harrisburg City Islanders (loan)||2||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 28, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
College and amateur
Zimmerman played college soccer for James Madison University from 2005 to 2008. In his four years with James Madison, he appeared in 75 matches scoring 13 goals. He was primarily used as a central midfielder. In 2007 he also played club soccer for a top Florida youth club, HC United. He also played for Brandon Flames and Temple Terrace Spirit.
Zimmerman was drafted in the third round (44th overall) of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft by New York Red Bulls. His play in pre-season earned him a contract with the Major League Soccer club. He made his debut for the team on 20 March 2009 in a friendly against Portland Timbers which ended in a scoreless draw.
Zimmerman was briefly sent on loan to Crystal Palace Baltimore in the USL Second Division in May 2009. He made his professional debut for Palace on May 15, 2009, in a 1-0 win against Western Mass Pioneers, and made his MLS debut for New York on June 4, 2009, as a second half substitute in a 2-0 defeat to D.C. United.
Zimmerman was selected by Philadelphia Union in the 2009 MLS Expansion Draft on November 25, 2009. He also spent time on loan with Harrisburg City Islanders in the USL Second Division. He was waived by Philadelphia on March 1, 2011.
He signed with Carolina RailHawks FC of the North American Soccer League in April 2011. In December 2011, Carolina re-signed Zimmerman for the 2012 season. Zimmerman scored 15 goals for the Railhawks in 2012 and was named to the 2012 NASL Best XI.
In 2001 Zimmerman played for the United States Under-15 national team.
Updated 17 August 2011
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|New York Red Bulls
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- "Palace sign two on loan from MLS team Red Bull New York". Photomac Soccerwire. 13 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-17.
- Union select 10 players in expansion draft