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, who he led to a U-18 Alberta Provincial Championship and a silver medal at the National Championships, and began his college soccer career at the University of Cape Breton in 2006, being named an AUS second team all-star and AUS Rookie of the Year. He transferred to Trinity Western University in 2007, and went on to play three more years there, being named a first team Canada West all-star in 2007,08, and 09, also a second team all-Canadian in 2007 and 2008, as well as a first team all-Canadian and CIS Player of the Year in 2009. 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 was signed by 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.
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