Paul Hamilton (soccer)
|Full name||Paul Hamilton|
|Date of birth||March 23, 1988|
|Place of birth||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|2007–2010||Trinity Western Spartans|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 20, 2014.
Youth and college
Hamilton played club soccer for the Calgary Foothills Irish, which he led to a U-18 Alberta Provincial Championship and a silver medal at the National Championships. He began his college soccer career at the University of Cape Breton in 2006, where he was named an AUS second team all-star and AUS Rookie of the Year. He transferred to Trinity Western University in 2007, where he played three years. He was named first team Canada West all-star in each of the 2007, 2008, and 2009 seasons, and second team all-Canadian in 2007 and 2008. In 2009, he was named first team all-Canadian and CIS Player of the Year. He played more than 4,500 minutes for the Spartans in his college career, scoring 2 goals while adding 6 assists over that time.
Hamilton signed for FC Edmonton of the new North American Soccer League in 2011, and made his professional debut in the team's first competitive game on April 9, 2011, a 2-1 victory over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. The club re-signed Hamilton for the 2012 season on October 12, 2011 but he was subsequently released.
Hamilton currently serves as captain for the Edmonton Scottish in the Alberta Major Soccer League.
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