Joshua Taylor Suggs (born April 26, 1989 in Las Cruces, New Mexico) is an American soccer player who currently plays for New Mexico United in the USL Championship. He can play as either a left back or as a centre half.
|Full name||Joshua Taylor Suggs|
|Date of birth||April 26, 1989|
|Place of birth||Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Position(s)||Left back or centre half|
|New Mexico United|
|2007–2010||Humboldt State Lumberjacks|
|2011||Los Angeles Blues||8||(0)|
|2012||San Jose Earthquakes||0||(0)|
|2012||→ Tampa Bay Rowdies (loan)||0||(0)|
|2012||Los Angeles Blues||9||(0)|
|2014–2015||Orange County Blues||47||(2)|
|2016–2018||Colorado Springs Switchbacks||92||(6)|
|2019–||New Mexico United||85||(4)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of October 21, 2022|
Youth and AmateurEdit
Suggs attended Las Cruces High School, and was a member of the New Mexico Olympic Development Program (ODP) State Team for five years, before going on to play four years of college soccer at Humboldt State University. With the Jacks he earned honorable mention All-CCAA honors as a sophomore in 2008, was an NSCAA Division II All-West Region third-team selection and a second-team All-CCAA honoree as a junior in 2009 and again as a senior in 2010. He captained the team in his senior year in 2010.
Suggs turned professional when he signed with the expansion Los Angeles Blues now formally known as the Orange County Blues FC of the USL Professional League in February 2010. He made his professional debut on April 15, 2011 in a 3–0 victory over Sevilla Puerto Rico
He signed with San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer on March 9, 2012.
On April 5, 2012 Suggs was loaned to NASL club Tampa Bay Rowdies for the 2012 season.
Suggs was waived by San Jose on June 28, 2012.
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FCEdit
Suggs signed with Colorado Springs Switchbacks of the United Soccer League in January 2016. Suggs scored his first goal for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks in a 2–1 friendly victory against Air Force Falcon's Soccer team.
- As of match played April 23, 2022
|Club||Season||League||Domestic Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Los Angeles Blues||2011||USL Pro||6||0||0||0||0||0||6||0|
|San Jose Earthquakes||2012||MLS||0||0||1[a]||0||0||0||0||0|
|Tampa Bay Rowdies (loan)||2012||NASL||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Los Angeles Blues||2012||USL Pro||9||0||0||0||—||9||0|
|Orange County Blues||2014||USL Pro||22||2||0||0||—||22||2|
|Colorado Springs Switchbacks||2016||USL||30||2||2[a]||0||1[b]||0||33||2|
|New Mexico United||2019||USL Championship||26||1||2[a]||0||1[c]||0||29||1|
- ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Archived from the original on January 11, 2012. Retrieved June 22, 2011.
- ^ "Quakes sign GK Newton, D Suggs". sjearthquakes.com. San Jose Earthquakes. March 9, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
- ^ "| Tampa Bay Rowdies". Archived from the original on February 24, 2013. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
- ^ "Earthquakes waive D Suggs, M McLoughlin". sjearthquakes.com. San Jose Earthquakes. June 28, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
- ^ "Switchbacks Announce Signing of Suggs - United Soccer League". Archived from the original on February 13, 2016. Retrieved January 26, 2016.
- ^ "Switchbacks Get Test from Falcons, Altitude - United Soccer League". Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
- ^ "USA - J. Suggs". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved December 11, 2020.