Roderick Scott

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Roderick Scott
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-12-27) 27 December 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth London, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position striker
Youth career
1975–1982 Kitchener Minor Soccer Association
1983–1984 Kitchener City
1985–1988 Akron Zips
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 Dallas Sidekicks (indoor) 128 (43)
1991 Kitchener Kickers
1994 Las Vegas Dustdevils (indoor) 24 (13)
National team
1993 Canada 5 (0)
Teams managed
1996 Dallas Sidekicks
Soccer Studio
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 October 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 October 2009

Roderick Scott (born 27 December 1965 in London, England) is a retired Canadian association football player.

Club career[edit]

University of Akron[edit]

Scott attended the University of Akron on a soccer scholarship after a recruiter spotted him playing for the Canadian U-19 national team. He played on the Zips soccer team from 1985 to 1988. In 1986 Akron lost in Duke University in the NCAA championship. His senior season, he was a third team All-American.[1] He graduated in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in business and organizational communications. He was inducted into the Akron Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.

Indoor soccer[edit]

In 1989, the Dallas Sidekicks of the Major Indoor Soccer League selected Scott in the first round (sixth overall) of the 1989 MISL Draft.[2] The Sidekicks competed in MISL until 1992. That year, Scott was a first team All Star.[3] In 1993, Scott and his team mates moved to the Continental Indoor Soccer League. In 1994, he moved to the expansion Las Vegas Dustdevils. He suffered a career ending knee injury that season even as the Dustdevils won the CISL championship.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Canada in a March 1993 friendly match against the USA and went on to earn a total of 5 caps, scoring no goals. He was included in Canada's 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup squad, and his final international was an 8–0 demolition by Mexico at that tournament.

Coaching career[edit]

In 1996, he served as an assistant coach with the Sidekicks. In 2001, he became a staff coach with the Dallas Texans Soccer Club.[4] He has also coached Soccer Studio, a team in the Premier Arena Soccer League.[5]


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