Jason Plumhoff

Jason Plumhoff (born August 9, 1991) is an American-German soccer player.

Jason Plumhoff
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-08-09) August 9, 1991
Place of birth Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2002–2004 Bayern Munich
2004–2006 SpVgg Unterhaching
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 La Salle Explorers 73 (27)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Ocean City Nor'easters 15 (2)
2013 Reading United AC 14 (4)
2015 Harrisburg City Islanders 22 (10)
2016 FC Edmonton 6 (1)
2016 Jacksonville Armada FC 5 (0)
2016Saint Louis FC (loan) 5 (0)
2017 Indy Eleven 6 (1)
2017 Harrisburg City Islanders 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 25, 2017

Early life

Plumhoff was born in Rosenheim, Germany to American parents who had settled in southern Bavaria. He lived in Germany until the age of 15, playing in the Bayern Munich and SpVgg Unterhaching youth systems. His father, who worked for the U.S. government, was then relocated to Fort Meade, Maryland.[1]

Playing career

College and amateur

Plumhoff played college soccer at La Salle University between 2010 and 2013.[2] In 2013, he was named Atlantic 10 Conference Offensive Player of the Year, Philadelphia Soccer 6 Player of the Year, NSCAA All-Region First Team and ECAC All-Star.[3]

While at college, Plumhoff appeared for USL PDL club Ocean City Nor'easters in 2012, and played with fellow PDL club Reading United AC in 2013.[4]

Harrisburg City

Plumhoff signed with United Soccer League club Harrisburg City Islanders on March 24, 2015.[5] Jason finished the season as the Islanders leading scorer with 10 goals.

Edmonton

Plumhoff joined Canadian club FC Edmonton on February 25, 2016.[6] Plumhoff scored his first NASL goal in a 2-1 victory over the New York Cosmos on May 15, 2016.[7]

FC Edmonton traded Plumhoff to Jacksonville Armada FC in exchange for defender Shawn Nicklaw on July 6, 2016.[8]

Jackonsville

Plumhoff, who came to Jacksonville on July 6 from NASL club FC Edmonton in a trade for Shawn Nicklaw, has made five appearances, including two starts, with the Armada.

Saint Louis FC

The Jacksonville Armada FC announced on Friday it has sent midfielder Jason Plumhoff to United Soccer League side Saint Louis FC on a four-week loan.

Indy Eleven

Plumhoff joined Indy Eleven on May 5 and went on to make 6 appearances, scoring 1 goal against former club FC Edmonton.

Return to Harrisburg

Plumhoff re-signed with United Soccer League club Harrisburg City Islanders on July 21, 2017.[9]

References


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