Kevin Friedland

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Kevin Friedland
Personal information
Full name Kevin Friedland
Date of birth (1981-10-03) October 3, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Irvine, California, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2000–2002 SMU Mustangs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Kansas City Wizards 0 (0)
2004–2013 Minnesota United FC 149 (7)
Teams managed
2010–2013 Minnesota United FC (assistant)[1]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 4, 2012.

Kevin Friedland (born October 3, 1981) was an American soccer player.


Youth and College[edit]

Friedland played club soccer for local club Strikers FC, and attended Southern Methodist University where he was a second team All American in 2002.[2]


Friedland was drafted in the sixth round (53rd overall) of the 2003 MLS SuperDraft by Kansas City Wizards, but never played a league game for the team and was waived on November 25, 2003. In 2004, he signed with the Minnesota Thunder of the USL First Division. On April 2, 2008, he signed a one-year contract, with a two-year option, with the Thunder.[3] On March 4, 2010, Friedland was signed as a player/assistant coach for the newly formed club NSC Minnesota Stars. He was a player/assistant coach for Minnesota United FC. In 2013, he announced his retirement.


He was part of the US squad which won the silver medal at the 2005 Maccabiah Games in Israel.[4]


  1. ^ Formerly known as NSC Minnesota Stars and Minnesota Stars FC.
  2. ^ 2002 NSCAA All Americans
  3. ^ Kevin Friedland Returns to Thunder
  4. ^ [1]

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