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Edson Elcock
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Personal information
Full name Edson Elcock
Date of birth January 10, 1985 (1985-01-10) (age 25)
Place of birth Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Richmond Kickers
Number 27
Youth career
2003 Wingate Bulldogs
2004–2006 Old Dominion Monarchs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Brooklyn Knights 01 0(0)
2006 Virginia Beach Submariners 10 0(5)
2007 Kansas City Wizards 00 0(0)
2008 Puerto Rico Islanders 09 0(2)
2009– Richmond Kickers 03 0(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October, 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Edson Elcock (born January 10, 1985 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American soccer player of Trinidadian heritage currently playing for Richmond Kickers in the USL Second Division.



College and Amateur

Elcock attended Brooklyn Friends School, where he set the record for most goals in a season. He was also on the 2003 Brooklyn Friends basketball team which won the NYS State Championship. He played college soccer at NCAA Division II Wingate University in 2003 where he was the South Atlantic Conference Freshman of the Year. Following the 2003 season, he transferred to Old Dominion University, where he was a 2006 first team All American. In 2006, he helped lead ODU to its fifth straight NCAA tournament appearance as the Monarchs advanced for the first time to the round of 16. Elcock was also honored by the Norfolk Sports Club with the Tom Scott award which is presented to ODU's top senior student athlete.[1]

During his college years Elcock also played for the Brooklyn Knights and the Virginia Beach Submariners in USL Premier Development League.[2]


Elcock was drafted in the 3rd round (29th overall) in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft by the Kansas City Wizards[3] and signed a developmental contract. He saw no first team games, only playing eight reserve team games, before being waived at the end of the season[4].

In 2008, Elcock signed with the Puerto Rico Islanders of the USL First Division. After playing only 9 games and scoring 2 goals for the squad, Edson resigned to continue his education[5].

Elcock returned to professional soccer in 2009 when he signed with the Richmond Kickers in the USL Second Division, and helped the Kickers to the 2009 USL Second Division championship. On January 14, 2010 Richmond announced the re-signing of Elcock for the 2010 season[6].


Richmond Kickers

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