Craig Demmin

Craig Demmin (born May 21, 1971) is a retired Trinidad soccer defender who played professionally in Major League Soccer and the USL First Division.

Craig Demmin
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-05-21) May 21, 1971 (age 49)
Place of birth Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
1990–1993 Belhaven College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Trinity Pros
1995–1997 East Fife 9 (0)
1997 Jackson Chargers
1997 Colorado Foxes 6 (0)
1998–2000 Rochester Raging Rhinos 86 (1)
2001 Tampa Bay Mutiny 19 (0)
2002–2005 Rochester Raging Rhinos 78 (1)
2006 Virginia Beach Mariners 17 (0)
2008 Mississippi Brilla 1 (0)
National team
1995–2003 Trinidad and Tobago 7 (0)
Teams managed
Monroe Community College (assistant)
2011 Rochester Lancers (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only



Demmin attended Belhaven University, playing on the men's soccer team from 1990 to 1993. He was a 1991 Second Team and a 1992 and 1993 First Team NAIA All American.[1] In 1992, Demmin and his team mates won the NAIA national men's soccer championship. In 2008, he was inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.[2]


Demmin played for East Fife F.C.[3] before playing in Major League Soccer for the Tampa Bay Mutiny in 2001. Demmin also had two stints with the Rochester Raging Rhinos, and was playing for the Virginia Beach Mariners at the time of their demise in 2006. Demmin was named to the A-League All-Star Team five times while playing for Rochester.[4]


Demmin represented the Trinidad and Tobago national team from 1995 to 2003.


Demmin is an assistant coach with the Monroe Community College women's soccer team. On August 11, 2011, the Rochester Lancers named Demmin as assistant coach.


  1. ^ Belhaven soccer awards
  2. ^ Belhaven Hall of Fame
  3. ^ "HUNT FOR CHILEAN WARMS UP". The Mirror. 1996-12-02. Archived from the original on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  4. ^ "A-League All-League Teams Announced". Our Sports Central. 2004-09-08. Retrieved 2009-06-02.

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