Derek Gaudet

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Derek Gaudet
Personal information
Full name Derek Gaudet
Date of birth (1989-05-14) May 14, 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Bayside, Nova Scotia, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Attacking Midfield
Club information
Current team
Halifax Dunbrack
Number 10
Youth career
2001–2003 Halifax County United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Halifax Dunbrack 56 (10)
2008–2009 Toronto FC 1 (0)
2009–2010 Halifax Dunbrack 11 (3)
2010 Portland Timbers 8 (0)
2011 Halifax Dunbrack 5 (2)
2012–2013 Saint Mary's Huskies
2013– Halifax Dunbrack
National team
2006 Canada U-17 4 (0)
2008–2009 Canada U-20 7 (0)
Teams managed
2014–2015 Halifax Dunbrack Senior Women "A"
2012–2013 Sackville United (Technical coach)
2012– High Performance Futbol Academy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Derek Gaudet (born May 14, 1989 in Bayside, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian soccer player, who currently plays for Halifax Dunbrack SC in the Nova Scotia Soccer League.[1]



Gaudet began his career with Halifax County United and signed in 2004 with Halifax Dunbrack where he played for four years.[2] Gaudet signed a contract with Toronto FC in August 2008.[3] He made his professional debut on 6 September 2008, coming on as a substitute for Diaz Kambere against Chivas USA.[4] On March 3, 2010 the Portland Timbers announced the signing of Gaudet to a contract for the 2010 season.[5] Gaudet played two years for Saint Mary's Huskies and played club soccer for Dunbrack Halifax.[6]


Gaudet was a member of the Canadian U-15 , U-17 and U-20 national teams.[7] He has also represented Nova Scotia at numerous national championships and at the 2005 Canada Games.[8] On 18 January 2010 earned his first call-up for the Canada men's national soccer team for a training camp in Florida.[9]


Gaudet is only the third Nova Scotia-born player to play in MLS.

Coaching career[edit]

Head coach of Halifax Dunbrack Sr. Women's "A". Winning 4 provincial titles in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 [10] On June 12, 2012 was named Technical coach of youth players at Sackville United Soccer Club [11] Gaudet formed also in June 2012 the High Performance Futbol Academy in Halifax, Nova Scotia.[12]


  • 2009: Nova Scotia Soccer League Premiership MVP


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