Kevin Rueda

Kevin Rueda

Kevin Rueda
Personal information
Place of birth United States
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1987-1991 Santa Clara Broncos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992-1993 Carcassonne
1996-1998 California Jaguars
1997 New England Revolution (loan) 0 (0)
1998 San Francisco Bay Seals
1998 Los Angeles Galaxy (loan) 0 (0)
1999-2000 San Diego Flash 17 (0)
2000 Rochester Rhinos 1 (0)
2001 Atlanta Silverbacks
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kevin Rueda is a retired American soccer goalkeeper who played professionally in the USISL and USL A-League.


Rueda attended the Santa Clara University, playing on the men's soccer team from 1987 to 1991. In 1991, the Broncos fell to the Virginia Cavaliers in the NCAA Men's Division I Soccer Championship.


During 1992-1993, Rueda played for Carcassonne in the Championnat de France amateur 2. In 1996, he signed with the California Jaguars of the USISL. That season, Rueda and his teammates won the championship. In July 1997, the New England Revolution called up Rueda as a standby goalkeeper. That year, Rueda was the USISL Western Conference All Star goalkeeper. In February 1, 1998, the San Jose Clash selected Rueda in the second round (fifteenth overall) of the 1998 MLS Supplemental Draft. On April 2, 1998, the Clash waived him during the pre-season. Rueda returned to the Jaguars but moved to the San Francisco Bay Seals in June. In July 1998, the Seals loaned Rueda to the Los Angeles Galaxy. In February 1998, the Seals traded Rueda to the San Diego Flash for the Flash’s second round draft pick. He played seventeen games in 1999, but was relegated to backup in 2000. In June 2000, the Flash traded Rueda to the Rochester Rhinos in exchange for the Rhinos’ 2001 draft picks. Rueda played one game. In 2001, he played for the Atlanta Silverbacks.


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