Greg Eckhardt

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Greg Eckhardt
Personal information
Full name Gregory Eckhardt, Jr.[1]
Date of birth (1989-01-07) January 7, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Orange Park, Florida, United States
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2005 Clay County SC [2]
2006–2009 Clemson Tigers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Atlanta Silverbacks U23's 1 (0)
2010 VPS 19 (0)
National team
2008 United States U20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 7, 2010

Gregory Eckhardt (born January 7, 1989 in Orange Park, Florida) is an American soccer player.


Eckhardt began his career with Clay County SC[3] and joined for his Studium[clarification needed] in 2006 to the Clemson University.[4] He was a three-year starter for the Clemson Tigers soccer team.[5] On February 11, 2011, he left Clemson University and signed with the Finnish Veikkausliiga club Vaasan Palloseura.[6] On February 1, 2011, he left Finland.[7]

Post Soccer Career[edit]

Greg works as the director of operations at Unnum Insurance. He is also pursuing his executive MBA at the prestigious Fuqua school of business, Duke University.

International career[edit]

He is a former member of the United States men's national under-20 soccer team.[8]