Tyler Hughes

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Tyler Hughes
Personal information
Full name Tyler John Hughes
Date of birth (1980-11-05) November 5, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Victoria Highlanders
Number 13
Youth career
1998–2001 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Wilmington Hammerheads 19 (1)
2003–2004 Toronto Lynx 47 (0)
2005–2009 Östers IF 85 (2)
2010– Victoria Highlanders 58 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 08, 2014.

Tyler Hughes (born November 5, 1980) is a Canadian soccer player currently playing for Victoria Highlanders in the USL Premier Development League.



Hughes had a standout career at Coastal Carolina University that saw him earn four All-Conference and two All-South selections.


Hughes made his professional debut with the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division in 2002. In 2003, he signed for the Toronto Lynx, where he earn a starting position and finished sixth on the club in minutes played in his debut season. He played for the Lynx again in 2004 playing 22 games but failed to reach the playoffs for the second straight year.

In 2005 Hughes was signed by Swedish side Östers IF, and in his first season he played ten games, in 2006 he played six games and scored two goals.

After his release from Östers IF Hughes returned to Canada; after playing in amateur leagues in his native British Columbia for a couple of years, he trialled with USSF Division 2 Pro League side Austin Aztex, before signing with the Victoria Highlanders of the USL Premier Development League in 2010.[1]


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