Zach Perez

Zach Perez (born November 27, 1996) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for USL League One club Richmond Kickers.

Zach Perez
Personal information
Full name Zachary Perez
Date of birth (1996-11-27) November 27, 1996
Place of birth Edison, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 27
Youth career
2014–2015 Philadelphia Union
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 William Paterson Pioneers 79 (3)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019 FC Motown 6 (0)
2019– Richmond Kickers 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 10, 2019

Raised in Edison, New Jersey, Perez attended Edison High School before transferring to Rutgers Preparatory School.[1]


Perez played college soccer at William Paterson University between 2015 and 2018, making 79 appearances, scoring 3 goals and tallying 6 assists.[2]

Following college, Perez played with National Premier Soccer League side FC Motown during their 2019 season.[3]

On September 5, 2019, Perez signed a professional contract with USL League One side Richmond Kickers.[4]


  1. Zach Perez, William Paterson Pioneers. Accessed October 10, 2019. "Hometown: Edison, N.J... as a captain and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player as a junior at Rutgers Prep… Won a Greater Middlesex County title at Edison H.S. during his freshman campaign"
  2. "Zach Perez – 2018 – William Paterson University".
  4. Wood, Patrick (September 5, 2019). "Kickers Add Zach Perez". Richmond Kickers.
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