Jared Montz

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Jared Montz
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Personal information
Date of birth (1982-12-26) December 26, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Mandeville, Louisiana, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2001–2004 Lynn Fighting Knights
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 New Orleans Shell Shockers 17 (2)
2005–2006 Chicago Fire 1 (0)
2007 Vancouver Whitecaps 1 (0)
2007–2009 Puerto Rico Islanders 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 June 2007.

Jared Montz (born December 26, 1982 in Mandeville) is a retired American soccer player and currently a YouTube personality.

Jared is the founder of Online Soccer Academy and a cofounder at statUP and Believe in it® Apparel.

Professional career[edit]

Montz played college soccer at Lynn University for four years, where he finished with 5 goals and 16 assists in 67 matches. He helped lead the Lynn Fighting Knights to the 2003 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship.

He signed with the Chicago Fire on April 15, 2005. In 2006, he made his debut appearance and earned an assist, but was later waived during the off-season due to injury. He subsequently signed for the Vancouver Whitecaps in the USL First Division. After making just one appearance for the Whitecaps, he transferred to the Puerto Rico Islanders in June 2007.

Montz ended his career early because of a recurring injury and announced his retirement from professional soccer on March 20, 2009.

After his career[edit]

Montz's career is sports and technology with a focus on helping athletes reach their dreams.

He is the founder of Online Soccer Academy and a cofounder at statUP and Believe in it® Apparel.

At Online Soccer Academy (OSA) they coach to help players improve and inspire them that if you Believe in it® and back that up with hard work, anything in life is possible. Montz and the OSA staff coaches hosts OSA Soccer Camps around the United States. OSA videos have been viewed worldwide 25+ million times and they have over 225K subscribers.

statUP is sports skills tracking software company. statUP helps athletes earn stats that matter to coaches.

Believe in it® Apparel is a clothing brand that inspires people to reach their dreams.

Honors[edit]

United States Lynn Fighting Knights

US Open Cup Championship 2006

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