Raphael Cox

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Raphael Cox
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Personal information
Full name Raphael Cox
Date of birth (1986-07-07) July 7, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Tacoma, Washington, United States
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Harrisburg City Islanders
Number 21
Youth career
2005 Highline Thunderbirds
2006–2008 Washington Huskies
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Colorado Rapids U-23 4 (0)
2007–2008 Tacoma Tide 14 (4)
2009 Real Salt Lake 6 (1)
2010 Tacoma Tide 6 (0)
2011–2012 Atlanta Silverbacks 42 (3)
2012–2013 Tampa Bay Rowdies 25 (1)
2014– Harrisburg City Islanders 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 15, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Raphael Cox (born July 7, 1986 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Harrisburg City Islanders in the USL Pro.


Youth and College[edit]

Cox attended Stadium High School, and played one year of college soccer at Highline Community College in Des Moines, Washington, before transferring to the University of Washington in sophomore year. At Washington he was a two-time All-Pac-10 honoree, and was named to the All-Pac-10 first-team as a senior. During his college years he also played with Colorado Rapids U23's and Tacoma Tide in the USL Premier Development League.


Cox was drafted in the fourth round (54th overall) of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft by Real Salt Lake. He made his professional debut on 28 March 2009, coming on as a substitute in RSL's game against Seattle Sounders FC,[1] and went on to make six MLS appearances, scoring one goal, before being waived on March 16, 2010.

Having been unable to secure a professional contract elsewhere, Cox returned to play for Tacoma Tide in the USL Premier Development League in 2010.

Cox signed with Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League on April 6, 2011.[2] Atlanta announced on November 8, 2011 that Cox would return for the 2012 season.[3]

On August 17, 2012, Cox was released by Atlanta Silverbacks by mutual consent[4] and was signed by Tampa Bay Rowdies the same day [5]


Tampa Bay Rowdies[edit]


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