Shaun Higgins (soccer)
|Full name||Shaun Higgins|
|Date of birth||October 17, 1978|
|Place of birth||Redlands, California, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|2001–2005||Orange County Blue Star|
|2006||Orange County Blue Star||10||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 December 2009.
Shaun Higgins (born October 17, 1978 in Redlands, California) is a professional soccer agent and a retired American soccer player. He is currently President and CEO of PROficient Agency, a firm he founded which represents numerous professional soccer players in the United States and Europe.
College and amateur
Higgins played college soccer at California State University, Fullerton from 1996 to 2000, and four seasons with Orange County Blue Star in the USL Premier Development League, helping them to the PDL national semi-finals in 2004 and 2006.
Higgins signed with the Portland Timbers in the USL First Division in 2005, playing 16 games (934 minutes) in his rookie season. He scored two goals during the season, both against Northwest rivals the Seattle Sounders, was named to the USL First Division Team of the Week for Week 18.
Higgins did not re-sign with the Timbers in 2006, and instead played one more campaign in the USL Premier Development League with Orange County Blue Star while training with Chivas USA's reserve team, appearing in six MLS Reserve Division games without seeing any first-team action.
In 2007, Higgins rejoined the Timbers and was mostly in the starting line-up. Higgins played primarily at left midfield, but was known as a utility player who can also fill in as outside defender. He retired from the Timbers on December 7, 2009, having played 56 games and scored two goals during his three years with the team.
- Timbers sign Quavas Kirk; Nine players not returning for 2010 Archived 2009-12-11 at the Wayback Machine.