Ron Atanasio

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Ron Atanasio
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Personal information
Date of birth (1956-09-10) September 10, 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Oceanside, New York, United States
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1974–1977 Adelphi Panthers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1979 New York Cosmos 8 (1)
1979–1980 Houston Summit (indoor) 6 (0)
1980 Houston Hurricane 2 (0)
1981 Detroit Express 24 (6)
1983–1984 New York Arrows (indoor) 10 (2)
1984 Charlotte Gold ? (?)
1984 Fort Lauderdale Sun ? (?)
Total 50 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ron Atanasio is an American former professional soccer player who played as a forward.

Early and personal life[edit]

Atanasio was born and grew up in Oceanside, New York, where he attended Oceanside High School.[1]


Atanasio played in the North American Soccer League for the New York Cosmos and the Houston Hurricane; in the Major Indoor Soccer League for the Houston Summit and the New York Arrows; in the American Soccer League for the Detroit Express; and in the United Soccer League for the Charlotte Gold and the Fort Lauderdale Sun.[2]