Cheyne Roberts

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Cheyne Roberts
Personal information
Full name Weston Cheyne Roberts
Date of birth (1988-03-27) March 27, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Plant City, Florida, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2006–2009 Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Charlotte Eagles 44 (3)
2013 VSI Tampa Bay 5 (0)
Teams managed
2013–2015 Ocala Stampede
2016– Tampa Bay Rowdies 2
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 14, 2014.

Weston Cheyne Roberts (born March 27, 1988 in Plant City, Florida) is a retired[1] American soccer player and the current head coach of the National Premier Soccer League's Tampa Bay Rowdies 2.

Career[edit]

Youth and College[edit]

Roberts attended Plant City High School, and played college soccer at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He was named to the ICAA First-Team, was honored as a NCCAA All-American Honorable Mention, and was awarded the Most Outstanding Offensive Player from the NCCAA National Tournament as a freshman in 2006, was named to the ICAA First Team and the NCCAA All-American First-Team while being awarded the Most Outstanding Defensive Player from the NCCAA National Tournament as a sophomore in 2007, and was an NCAA/NSCAA South Region 2nd-Team, NCCAA All-American 1st-Team, NCCAA All-Region selection, the NCCAA South Region Player of the Year and a NCCAA Scholar-Athlete as a junior in 2008.[2]

Professional[edit]

Roberts turned professional in 2010 when he signed with the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Second Division. He made his professional debut on April 24, 2010 in a league match against the Richmond Kickers.[3] He scored his first professional goal in his eighth league appearance for Charlotte, a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Blues on May 14, 2011.[4]

Coaching[edit]

Roberts was the head coach of the Ocala Stampede of the USL PDL from 2013 to 2015. In his three years at Ocala, the Stampede finished at the top of their division every season and won the PDL Southern Conference in 2014 and 2015. In 2014 and 2015, Ocala made it to the PDL's national semifinals.

On March 25, 2016, Roberts was announced as the first head coach of Tampa Bay Rowdies 2 of the National Premier Soccer League. Rowdies 2 is the official developmental team of the North American Soccer League's Tampa Bay Rowdies.[5]

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