Stefan Leslie

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Stefan Leslie
Personal information
Full name Stefan Leslie
Date of birth (1987-10-23) October 23, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Surrey United
Number 11
Youth career
2000–2005 Surrey FC Pegasus Metro
2005 Columbus Clan
2003–2005 Trinity Western Spartans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Vancouver Whitecaps 17 (0)
2008 Whitecaps Residency (loan) 3 (0)
2009 Abbotsford Mariners 14 (1)
2010– Surrey United 21 (1)
National team
2002–2003 Canada U-17 2 (0)
2006–2008 Canada U-23 2 (0)
Teams managed
2006– Guildford Athletic Club
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Stefan Leslie (born October 23, 1987 in Richmond, British Columbia) is a Canadian soccer player currently playing for Surrey United in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League.[1]


Youth and College[edit]

Leslie attended William F. Davidson Elementary School in Surrey, British Columbia, North Surrey Secondary School, and played college soccer at Trinity Western University, having represented the Spartans in basketball, football, soccer, and track & field. In 2006, Leslie was Canada West Rookie of the Year and a Canada West Second Team All-Star. He also played amateur club soccer for Surrey FC Pegasus Metro and the Columbus Clan.


Leslie signed for the Vancouver Whitecaps of the USL First Division in 2006, subsequently playing in 17 games over two years with the team. During 2008 Leslie was loaned to the Whitecaps' development team, Vancouver Whitecaps Residency in the USL Premier Development League, helping them to the Western Conference title.

On December 10, 2008, Leslie was released from his contract with the Whitecaps.[2] Having been unable to secure a professional contract, Leslie signed with Abbotsford Mariners of the USL Premier Development League for the 2009 season.[3] Currently, Leslie is playing locally with the Surrey United Firefighters in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League for the winter, he is looking to make the jump back into the professional ranks in the 2010.[4]

International career[edit]

Leslie has represented Canada at U-17 and U-23 level.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Leslie's father originally hails from Barbados, while his mother comes from Trinidad & Tobago.

Coaching career[edit]

During the off-season, Leslie helps former Whitecaps teammate Jeff Clarke run soccer academy programs at Guildford Athletic Club.[6]


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