|Date of birth||June 2, 1985|
|Place of birth||Shanghai, China|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2013||→ Hunan Billows (loan)||11||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 November 2016.
Tao Jin started his professional football career in 2006 with Shanghai Shenhua after graduating from their youth team. He would have to wait until the 2008 league season before he would make his senior debut against Hangzhou Greentown F.C. on August 30, 2008 in a 1-1 draw, league game. Despite his limited playing time with Shanghai he was still included in Shanghai's 2009 AFC Champions League squad and under Jia Xiuquan as the new team manager would start to establish himself within the teams defence throughout the season.
Statistics accurate as of match played 11 March 2017 
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|China PR||League||FA Cup||CSL Cup||Asia||Total|
|2006||Shanghai Shenhua||Chinese Super League||0||0||0||0||-||0||0||0||0|
|2013||Hunan Billows||China League One||11||0||0||0||-||-||11||0|
|2014||Shanghai Shenhua||Chinese Super League||2||0||1||0||-||-||3||0|
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