Kevin Goldthwaite

Kevin Goldthwaite
Kevin Goldthwaite
Real Name: Kevin Goldthwaite
HT: 6' 1" WT: 180
Age: 33 (12/09/1982)
Birthplace: Sacramento, CA
Hometown: Sacramento, CA

2011: Suffered a season-ending knee injury while making his first start in over two months, July 16 at Chicago. Ruptured the ACL in his left knee when he landed after clearing a loose ball in the 10th minute. In his first MLS action since March 26, came on as a halftime sub for David Horst and scored his first goal of the season, using a nifty back-heel to put the Timbers up 2-1 in an eventual 3-3 draw with his former club, New York, on June 19. It was his first goal in nearly three years, with his last tally coming as a Red Bull on June 21, 2008. Returned from an ankle injury to play 90 minutes in a Reserve League match June 5 at Chivas USA. Started and played 98 minutes before exiting with an ankle injury in a 1-0 overtime loss to San Jose in a U.S. Open Cup play-in match May 3. Started the first two regular-season games, playing a full 90 minutes in the loss to Toronto FC on March 26. Scored a goal in the Timbers Reserves’ first match against the Galaxy Reserves April 24.

2010: Started the 2010 season with the New York Red Bulls, but did not make an appearance due to recovery from offseason surgery … Signed by the Timbers on Aug. 25 for the remainder of the USSF Division-2 Pro League season … Made season debut Sept. 25 in a 3-1 win at Crystal Palace Baltimore … Appeared in both of the Timbers’ first-round playoff matches … Started in a 1-0 shutout victory in Leg 2 of the club’s first-round series against Vancouver.

2009 MLS: Started and played in 17 games for New York … Had a goal-line save against Real Salt Lake in 2-0 win April 18 … Missed five matches due to groin injury in the summer but returned for CONCACAF Champions League action … Underwent hernia surgery on Aug. 28 and had left adductor surgery on Oct. 7, missing the remainder of season.

2008 MLS: Played in 28 games (all starts) for the Red Bulls … Scored his first goal as a Red Bull in a 2-0 win over Columbus on April 5 and scored the only goal against FC Dallas on June 21 in a 1-0 win … Led all Red Bulls field players in minutes played (2,438) and recorded two assists … Started in all four playoff games to lead New York to the Western Conference Championship and an appearance in the 2008 MLS Cup … Was named the team’s Defender of the Year … Captained squad in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match against Crystal Palace Baltimore on July 1.

2007 MLS: Appeared in one game with the Houston Dynamo as a substitute (April 8 vs. LA) before being traded to Toronto FC, along with a 2008 first-round MLS SuperDraft pick, in exchange for midfielder Richard Mulrooney ... Started nine games for Toronto FC and scored the eventual game-win¬ner on May 12 in the club’s first-ever win – a 3-1 victory over Chicago … Was acquired by New York in exchange for defender Todd Dunivant on June 27 … Started eight of his nine appearances for New York.

2006 MLS: Played in 20 games (8 starts) for the Houston Dynamo … Helped the Dynamo win the 2006 MLS Cup – the first championship in franchise history … Logged one assist during the regular season.

2005: Selected in the second round (17th overall) in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft by the San Jose Earthquakes … Was loaned to the USL First Division’s Portland Timbers on Aug. 1 for the remainder of the second-division season … Logged 892 minutes in 10 regular-season games for Portland, helping the club to a playoff appearance … Made three late-season appearances for San Jose and registered his first MLS assist.


Attended the University of Notre Dame and was named All-BIG EAST First Team and a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist … In 2003, was named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team, leading the Fighting Irish with nine assists, and also received NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region second team honors.


Nicknamed “Goldie” … Trained with French first-division side Auxerre in Dec. 2004 ... At Notre Dame, majored in management consulting … Volunteered for SPCA and Loaves and Fishes in Sacramento and the Logan Center in South Bend … Lists hobbies as golf, movies and reading ... Played baseball and golf in high school.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2011Portland Timbers4311900112000
2010New York Red Bulls00000000000
2009New York Red Bulls17170144903020051
2008New York Red Bulls282822438217642071
2007New York Red Bulls9806620307020
2007Toronto FC99180118614021
2007Houston Dynamo10030000000
2006Houston Dynamo208081915316020
2005San Jose Earthquakes3201471113011
Career Totals-917546509538171040194
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