Theo Zagar

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Theo Zagar
Personal information
Full name Theodosis Zagar
Date of birth (1974-11-02) November 2, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth East York, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Toronto Lynx 115 (0)
2004 Rochester Raging Rhinos 20 (0)
2005–2006 Toronto Lynx 39 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Theodosis Zagar (born November, 1974 in East York, Ontario, Canada) is a former Canadian goalkeeper, who is currently the U11 and Goalkeeper Development Director for the Oakville Soccer Club.

Zagar signed with the Toronto Lynx in 1998 and played with them for a total of seven seasons. He currently holds every Lynx goalkeeping record: most wins (64), most shutouts (44.5), most saves (665), and most games played (174). Zagar was named Toronto Lynx Most Valuable Player three times, in the years 2000, 2002 and 2003. In 2000 he was named to The A-league Second All-Star Team.

In 2006 when Duncan Wilde returned as Head Coach of the Toronto Lynx, he was appointed to player/assistant coach role, along with team captain Joe Mattacchione.[1] During the season he helped the Lynx to a team-record 10 game undefeated streak at home,and as well helped the Lynx reach the Open Canada Cup final, which they lost 2-0 against Ottawa St. Anthony Italia.

After the 2006 season the Lynx dropped two divisions down into the PDL, Zagar retired shortly after to become the U11 Development Director and Goalkeeper Director for the Oakville Soccer Club in 2007.

Theo's father, Dragan Zagar, is the long-time President and Tournament Chair for the East York Soccer League.

Theo has been heard doing the play-by-play for Rogers Television's coverage of the Canadian Soccer League.[citation needed]



  • Toronto Lynx Most Valuable Player Award 2000, 2002, 2003
  • A-league Second All- Star Team 2000

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