Robin Chan (soccer)

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Robin Chan
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-01-08) January 8, 1968 (age 49)
Place of birth Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Playing position Forward / Midfielder
Youth career
1987–1990 Florida Tech
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1993 Orlando Lions
1994–1995 Cocoa Expos
1997 Carolina Dynamo 26 (0)
1998 Orlando Nighthawks
2003–2005 Cocoa Expos 21 (3)
Teams managed
1998–2005 Melbourne Central Catholic High School
2006– Florida Tech
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robin Chan is a retired Malaysian-American football (soccer) player who coaches the Florida Institute of Technology men's soccer team. He played professionally in the USISL.

Player[edit]

Although born in Malaysia, Chan grew up in Walton-on-Thames in England. In 1987, he moved to the United States and entered the Florida Institute of Technology where he played on the men's soccer team from 1987 to 1990. In 1988, the Panthers won the NCAA Men's Division II Soccer Championship while Chan was named the tournament Offensive MPV. Chan was a 1990 Second Team NCAA Division II All American.[1] He graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1991. and is a member of the Florida Tech Athletic Hall of Fame. In 2008, Chan was inducted into the Sunshine State Conference Hall of Fame.[2]

Professional[edit]

In 1992, he signed with the Orlando Lions of the USISL. He was a 1992 First Team USISL All Star.[3] In 1994, he signed with the Cocoa Expos. In 1997, he played for the Carolina Dynamo of the USISL A-League which finished runner-up in the championship game. In 1998, he returned to Florida to join the Orlando Nighthawks.[4] He returned to the Expos by at least 2003 and played through the 2005 season.

Coach[edit]

Chan began his coaching career with the Melbourne Central Catholic High School where he took the boys' team to the 1998 and 2003 State championships. In 2006, he became the head coach of the Florida Tech men's team.

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