Lee Tschantret

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Lee Tschantret
Futsal Brasil Gold Pan 2007.jpg
Tschantret after winning the gold medal at the futsal competition at the 2007 Pan American Games
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-04-10) April 10, 1969 (age 48)
Place of birth Albany, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward / Defender
Youth career
1987–1990 University at Albany
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991 Albany Capitals 20 (2)
1992–1994 Harrisburg Heat (indoor) 43 (35)
1993 Tampa Bay Rowdies 4 (0)
1994–1997 Kansas City Attack (indoor) 106 (117)
1995–1996 New York Centaurs
1997–1998 Hershey Wildcats 42 (17)
1998–1999 Philadelphia KiXX (indoor) 24 (11)
1999 St. Louis Ambush (indoor) 12 (9)
1999 Staten Island Vipers 15 (1)
1999–2000 Detroit Rockers (indoor) 42 (50)
2000 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 6 (2)
2000–2007 Baltimore Blast (indoor) 235 (171)
2008– Philadelphia KiXX (indoor)
Teams managed
2006–2007 Loyola Blakefield (assistant)
2007– Loyola Blakefield
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Lee Tschantret (born April 10, 1969 in Albany, New York) is a retired defender who plays in the National Indoor Soccer League for the Philadelphia KiXX. Prior to joining the KiXX, he spent most of his career in the National Professional Soccer League and its successor, the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also played outdoor soccer in the American Professional Soccer League and USL A-League.


Tschantret is originally from Albany, New York. He attended the University at Albany where he played on the school's NCAA Division III soccer team from 1987 to 1990. During his four season he scored 50 goals and added 40 assists. He was a 1988 second team and a 1989 first team All American.[1][2]


In 1991, he played 20 games, scoring 2 goals, for the Albany Capitals of the American Professional Soccer League. That year, the Capitals went to the APSL championship, losing to the San Francisco Bay Blackhawks. In 1992, he played for the Harrisburg Heat in the National Professional Soccer League. In 1994, he move to the Kansas City Attack. In 1995 and 1996, he played the summer outdoor season with the New York Centaurs in the A-League. In 1998, he played for the Hershey Wildcats in the A-League. He was named to the 1998 First XI (All Star Team).[3] That fall, he played for the Philadelphia KiXX before the team traded him in February 1999 to the St. Louis Steamers for Ken Snow. He returned to the A-League in 1999, this time with the Staten Island Vipers.[4] In the fall of 1999, he signed with the Detroit Rockers, but only played one season with them before moving to the Baltimore Blast. In 2000, he played six games, scoring two goals, with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.[5] He finished his career in the MISL with the Blast in 2007.

Tschantret led the Major Indoor Soccer League in penalty minutes all time with 748. He is on pace to be the 15th player to record 1000 points.

On February 2, 2007, he gained his 1000th assist in a victory over the KiXX.

In November, 2008, Tschantret signed with the Philadelphia KiXX of the NISL.


Tschantret holds a USSF National A Coaching License. He is the current head coach for Varsity Soccer at Loyola Blakefield in Towson, Maryland.[6]


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