Callum Montgomery

Callum Montgomery (born May 14, 1997) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer.

Callum Montgomery
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-05-14) May 14, 1997
Place of birth Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Dallas
Number 25
Youth career
2013–2015 St. Michaels University School
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 Charlotte 49ers 73 (11)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Victoria Highlanders 25 (4)
2019– FC Dallas 0 (0)
2019– North Texas SC 20 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 4, 2019

Career

Amateur and college

Montgomery grew up in Lantzville, British Columbia. As a teenager, he moved to Victoria, British Columbia, going on to lead St. Michaels University School to a BC Provincial AA Championship title in 2014.[1]

Montgomery played four years of college soccer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte between 2015 and 2019. During his time at UNC Charlotte, Montgomery was named a First Team All-American and Conference USA Defender of the Year.[2]

In 2018, Montgomery made the men's semifinalist list for the Hermann Trophy, an annual award for college soccer players.[3]

Professional

FC Dallas

On January 11, 2019, Montgomery was selected 4th overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft by FC Dallas.[4] He signed with the club on February 21, 2019.[5]

References

  1. November 27, 2014 7:00PM PST saanichnews.com (November 27, 2014). "SMUS Blue Jags take B.C. soccer title". Saanich News. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. January 11, 2019 4:17PM CST fcdallas.com (January 11, 2019). "FFC Dallas Selects Callum Montgomery, John Nelson in 2019 MLS SuperDraft". fcdallas.com. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  3. "3 Canadians among semifinalists for U.S. college soccer award". CBC Sports. The Canadian Press. Retrieved December 7, 2019.
  4. Dheensaw, Cleve (January 11, 2019). "Super day for Highlanders star Callum Montgomery in MLS draft". Times Colonist. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  5. February 21, 2019 1:00PM CST fcdallas.com (February 21, 2019). "FC Dallas Signs 2019 SuperDraft No. 4 Overall Pick Callum Montgomery". fcdallas.com. Retrieved February 21, 2019.


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