Josh Bolton

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Josh Bolton
Personal information
Full name Joshua W. Bolton
Date of birth (1984-05-26) May 26, 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Penfield, New York, United States
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2002–2005 Williams Ephs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Albany Admirals 16 (3)
2005–2007 Rochester Raging Rhinos 18 (0)
2005Wilmington Hammerheads (loan) 1 (0)
2007Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) 2 (0)
2008 Atlanta Silverbacks 28 (0)
2010 Charleston Battery 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 2, 2010

Josh Bolton (born May 26, 1984 in Penfield, New York) is an American soccer player who last played for Charleston Battery in the USL Second Division.



Bolton grew up in Penfield, New York, and was a childhood fan of the Rochester Rhinos. He graduated in 2002 from Penfield High School.[1] He attended Williams College, playing on the men’s soccer team from 2002 to 2005. He was a 2004 and 2005 1st Team All American.[2][3] and the 2004 and 2005 New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Year.


In 2005, Bolton spent the collegiate off season with the Albany Admirals in the Premier Development League. In 2006, he signed with the Rochester Rhinos of the USL First Division going on loan with the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division for one game. In April 2007, the Rhinos loaned Bolton to the Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL-2 for two games.[4] On February 13, 2008, Bolton signed with the Atlanta Silverbacks of USL-1.[5]

After spending a year out of professional soccer in 2009, Charleston Battery announced the signing of Bolton to a contract for the 2010 season.[6]

Bolton was not included on the 2011 roster released by Charleston on April 7, 2011.[7]


Charleston Battery[edit]


  1. ^ Penfield High grad Bolton bids farewell in short pro soccer return
  2. ^ 2004 All Americans
  3. ^ 2005 All Americans
  4. ^ Devo's Direct Kicks
  5. ^ Silverbacks Sign Josh Bolton Archived 2008-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Charleston signs three additions". Archived from the original on 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2010-03-04.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2011-04-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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