Ian Bennett (soccer)

Ian Dwight Bennett (born August 27, 1983) is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Milwaukee Wave in the MASL.[2] He is the older brother of former Syracuse Silver Knights player Josh Bennett.

Ian Bennett
Personal information
Full name Ian Dwight Bennett
Date of birth (1983-08-27) August 27, 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Milwaukee Wave
Number 26
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Marian Knights
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Hamilton Thunder
2006 Palm Beach Pumas 13 (1)
2007 Charleston Battery 23 (1)
2007–2009 Chicago Storm (indoor) 28 (15)
2008 Richmond Kickers 14 (2)
2009– Milwaukee Wave (indoor)[1] 257 (410)
2010 Rochester Rhinos 10 (0)
2016 Milwaukee Torrent
National team
2012– Canada Futsal 12 (1)
2017– Canada Beach 6 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08 March 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 17, 2017


College and amateurEdit

Bennett attended St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School, and played college soccer at Marian College from 2003 to 2006.

During his college years Bennett also played with the Hamilton Thunder in the Canadian Professional Soccer League; he joined the Thunder in 2001 and remained with the team through the 2005 season.[3] In 2006, he spent the summer with the Palm Beach Pumas of the USL Premier Development League.[4]


Bennett turned professional in 2007 when he signed with the Charleston Battery in the USL First Division. In the fall of 2007, Bennett signed with the Chicago Storm of the Major Indoor Soccer League.[5] In 2008, he moved to the Richmond Kickers of the USL Second Division. He returned to the Storm, in the Xtreme Soccer League for the 2008-2009 season and then when the Xtreme Soccer League folded, he joined the Milwaukee Wave in the MASL.

Bennett played with Rochester Rhinos in the 2010 season, then re-joined Milwaukee Wave starting in the 2010-11 MISL season, then transitioned with the Wave to the MASL, where he has won multiple personal honors and a Championship with the team.


Rochester Rhinos

Milwaukee Wave


  • All-MASL First Team (4): 2015-16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019-20
  • All-MASL Second Team: 2018-19


  1. ^ http://stats.pointstreak.com/playerpage.html?playerid=3505327&seasonid=4942
  2. ^ http://www.maslsoccer.com
  3. ^ "CPSL - Canadian Professional Soccer League". 2005-02-11. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  4. ^ 2006 Palm Beach Pumas
  5. ^ MAJOR INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE DAILY REPORT Archived 2008-09-24 at the Wayback Machine

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