Josh Suggs

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Josh Suggs
Personal information
Full name Joshua Taylor Suggs
Date of birth (1989-04-26) April 26, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Colorado Springs Switchbacks
Number 5
Youth career
2007–2010 Humboldt State Jacks
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Los Angeles Blues 8 (0)
2012 San Jose Earthquakes 0 (0)
2012 Tampa Bay Rowdies (loan) 0 (0)
2012 Los Angeles Blues 9 (0)
2013 Atlanta Silverbacks 2 (0)
2014–2015 Orange County Blues 47 (2)
2016– Colorado Springs Switchbacks 30 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 1, 2016.

Joshua Taylor Suggs (born April 26, 1989 in Las Cruces, New Mexico) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Colorado Springs Switchbacks in the United Soccer League.


Youth and Amateur[edit]

Suggs attended Las Cruces High School, and was a member of the New Mexico Olympic Development Program (ODP) State Team for five years, before going on to play four years of college soccer at Humboldt State University. With the Jacks he earned honorable mention All-CCAA honors as a sophomore in 2008, was an NSCAA Division II All-West Region third-team selection and a second-team All-CCAA honoree as a junior in 2009 and again as a senior in 2010. He captained the team in his senior year in 2010.


Suggs turned professional when he signed with the expansion Los Angeles Blues now formally known as the Orange County Blues FC of the USL Professional League in February 2010. He made his professional debut on April 15, 2011 in a 3-0 victory over Sevilla Puerto Rico[1]

He signed with San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer on March 9, 2012.[2]

On April 5, 2012 Suggs was loaned to NASL club Tampa Bay Rowdies for the 2012 season.[3]

Suggs was waived by San Jose on June 28, 2012.[4]

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC[edit]

Suggs signed with Colorado Springs Switchbacks of the United Soccer League in January 2016.[5] Suggs scored his first goal for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks in a 2-1 friendly victory against Air Force Falcon's Soccer team.[6]


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