Chris Kooy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chris Kooy
Chris Kooy.jpg
Personal information
Full name Christopher John Kooy
Date of birth (1982-06-11) June 11, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2000–2003 Mount Royal College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Calgary Mustangs 12 (0)
2005–2009 Calgary Callies
2010 Calgary United (indoor) 7 (5)
2011–2012 FC Edmonton 51 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 28, 2012.

Chris Kooy (born June 11, 1982 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian soccer player who played for FC Edmonton in the North American Soccer League.



In 2004, Kooy played a championship season with Mount Royal College (Voted ACIC All Canadian) and the Calgary Mustangs in the old USL First Division. He also played with Canadian senior amateur side Calgary Callies in the Alberta Major Soccer League, with whom he won National Club Championships in 2003, 2007 and 2008. He is currently playing with Edmonton Scottish SC in the Alberta Major Soccer League and was instramental in helping the club win their first National Club Championship, and his fourth, in 2016.

After a brief trial with Scottish first division club Livingston in 2009, Kooy was signed by FC Edmonton of the new North American Soccer League, and took part in their 2010 exhibition season in preparation for the team's entry into the NASL in 2011.

After playing professional indoor soccer for the Calgary United in the Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League in 2009 and 2010, he made his debut for Edmonton in the team's first competitive game on April 9, 2011, a 2–1 victory over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.[1] He scored his first professional goal on May 11, 2011 in a 1–1 tie with FC Tampa Bay.[2] The club exercised Kooy's option for the 2013 season on December 4, 2012 but was released by the club on Saturday, March 2, 2013.[3]



External links[edit]