Steve Covino (soccer)

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Steve Covino
Personal information
Full name Steven Covino
Date of birth (1989-05-17) May 17, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Bristol, Connecticut, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Connecticut FC Azul
Number 24
Youth career
2007–2010 Siena Saints
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Western Mass Pioneers 14 (4)
2011 F.C. New York 13 (2)
2012– Connecticut FC Azul 15 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 14, 2012.

Steve Covino (born May 17, 1989 in Bristol, Connecticut) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Connecticut FC Azul in the USL Premier Development League.


College and amateur[edit]

Covino attended Bristol Central High School where he was voted the #1 player in CCC South Conference his senior year. He secured All-Conference honors in his sophomore and junior seasons, earned the team's Playmaker Award and MVP at the conclusion of his junior season, and as a senior he earned Team MVP honors, All-State recognition and All-New England.

He went on to play four years of college soccer at Siena College, where he was an All-MAAC Second Team selection as a sophomore in 2008 and also as a senior in 2010. During his senior campaign at Siena, Covino scored 8 goals in 18 games and also added 4 assists for 20 points. in 2010, he was also voted to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-North Atlantic Region Third Team.[1] He finished his college career with 10 goals and 10 assists in 71 games.[2][2]

During his college years Covino also played with the Western Mass Pioneers in the USL Premier Development League.[3][4][5]


Covino signed his first professional contract in 2011 when he was signed by F.C. New York of the USL Professional Division on February 1, 2011.[6] He made his professional debut on April 9, 2011 in New York's first-ever game, a 3-0 loss to Orlando City.[7] He then signed for Connecticut FC Azul on March 27, 2012.


  1. ^ "Welshman, Covino Earn All-Region Honors - Siena Saints Official Athletic Site". 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Steve Covino Signs Pro Contract with FC New York - Siena Saints Official Athletic Site". 2011-02-08. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  3. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  4. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". 2010-08-24. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  5. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  6. ^ [1] Archived July 23, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Retrieved 2013-05-21. 

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