Steve Myers

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Steve Myers
Personal information
Full name Stephen Martin Myers
Date of birth (1963-07-06) July 6, 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984 Tulsa Roughnecks 1 (0)
1986–1992 Oklahoma City Warriors
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Stephen Martin Myers (born July 6, 1963) is a retired American soccer goalkeeper who played professionally in the North American Soccer League. In November 2009 he was sentenced to 24 years in prison for kidnapping and sexual assault of a child.

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In 1984, Myers signed with the Tulsa Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League. He played his only game with the Roughnecks in a 1-0 loss to the Toronto Blizzard on May 12, 1984,[1] In 1985, a second Roughnecks briefly played an independent exhibition schedule with Myers in goal.[2] In 1986, Myers joined the semi-professional Oklahoma City Warriors of the Southwest Indoor Soccer League. He was the 1986–87 Southwest Indoor Soccer League Goalkeeper of the Year.[3] Myers continued to play for the Warriors through 1992.

He later coached girls youth soccer for the Littleton Soccer Club in Littleton, Colorado.[4] In October 2008 he was arrested, for statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl who was one of his students.[5] He pleaded guilty in August 2009.[4][6] In November 2009 he was sentenced to 24 years in prison in Jefferson County District Court for kidnapping and sexual assault of a child.[4][7]

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