Nate Craft

Nate Craft (born March 28, 1977 in Royal Oak, Michigan) is a U.S. soccer defender with the Michigan Bucks in the USL Premier Development League

Nate Craft
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-03-28) March 28, 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Michigan Bucks
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Michigan Bucks 31 (1)
2006–2008 Rochester Rhinos 44 (0)
2006–2008 Detroit Ignition (indoor) 65 (3)
2009– Michigan Bucks 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 13, 2009

Craft spent several years playing recreational soccer while working as a factory manager. In 2003, he joined the Michigan Bucks of the Premier Development League. His excellent play brought him to the attention of the Rochester Rhinos of the USL First Division. He signed with the Rhinos in the spring of 2006 and has remained with the team since then. In the fall of 2006, he joined the Detroit Ignition of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He was named to the 2006-2007 All Rookie Team, helping lead the Ignition to the MISL Championship match where they fell to the Philadelphia KiXX.[1]

In 2009, Craft again returned to play for the Michigan Bucks.[2]


  1. ^ "2006-2007 MISL Season Awards". Archived from the original on 2007-04-23. Retrieved 2008-08-28.
  2. ^ 2009 Michigan Bucks PDL stats Archived 2010-08-08 at the Wayback Machine

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