Justin Chavez

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Justin Chavez
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-03-23) March 23, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Defender/Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tampa Bay Rowdies
Number 13
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Tulsa Golden Hurricane 77 (5)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 27 (0)
2015– Tampa Bay Rowdies 18 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 17, 2016.


Justin Chavez (born March 23, 1990) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the North American Soccer League.

Career[edit]

College and Youth[edit]

Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Chavez attended the University of Tulsa, where he spent four seasons playing with the soccer side, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.[1] Chavez then entered the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft where he was drafted by the Chicago Fire, however, he was never given a contract with the team.[2]

Fort Lauderdale Strikers[edit]

On March 25, 2013 it was announced that Chavez had signed his first professional contract with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League.[3] He then made his debut for the Strikers on May 18 against the San Antonio Scorpions in which he came off the bench in the 78th minute for Shavar Thomas as the Strikers lost the match 1–3.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of July 27, 2013[5]
Club Season League League Cup Domestic Cup CONCACAF Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2013 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
Career total 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Justin Chavez". Tulsa Hurricane. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Justin Chavez". Strikers. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Strikers Sign Five as Roster Nears Completion". North American Soccer League. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "SAN ANTONIO SCORPIONS VS. FORT LAUDERDALE STRIKERS 3 – 1". Soccerway. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ Justin Chavez profile at Soccerway

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