Captain of the Saint Kitts and Nevis national football team as well as the Midfielder for FC Dallas in the MLS
Acquired: FC Dallas re-acquired Atiba Harris by selecting him in the second stage of the 2014 MLS Re-Entry Draft on Dec. 18, 2014.
Professional: 2014: Was San Jose’s second leading scorer with four goals… Also had two assists in 24 appearances. 2013: Had five goals and one assist in 29 appearances for Colorado ... Two of those goals were game-winners while his lone assist was also a game-winner... Scored a brace in a 2-2 draw against FC Dallas on June 1 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. 2012: Overcoming a long-term knee injury… Made his first MLS appearance in nearly a year when he started in Whitecaps FC’s 0-0 draw at Philadelphia Union on Mar. 31... Scored his first goal of the season in the first leg of Whitecaps FC’s Amway Canadian Championship semifinal, as Vancouver won 2-0 at North American Soccer League side FC Edmonton on May 2. 2011: A knee injury restricted Harris to just five starts for Whitecaps FC… Was still one of five ‘Caps players to score two or more goals… Had a goal and two assists in Vancouver's inaugural MLS match… 2010: Played a key role in leading FC Dallas to the MLS Cup final… Started all but one of his 29 regular season appearances… Scored four goals… In the MLS Cup Playoffs, Harris appeared in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals on Oct. 30, as FC Dallas won 2-1 at home to Real Salt Lake... Started the 3-0 victory at MLS Supporters' Shield winners Los Angeles Galaxy in the Western Conference Final on Nov. 14… Started the MLS Cup final versus Eastern Conference champions Colorado Rapids at BMO Field in Toronto, Ontario, on Nov. 21... Whitecaps FC acquired the midfielder in the 2010 MLS Expansion Draft… 2009: Scored twice during his second season with Chivas USA… On July 19, the midfielder was traded to FC Dallas in exchange for midfielder Marcelo Saragosa… Started all 12 of his regular season appearances… First FC Dallas goal came in a remarkable 6-3 victory at Los Angeles Galaxy on Sept. 12… 2008: In Dec. 2007, Real Salt Lake traded Harris to Chivas USA for a third-round pick in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft… In 28 regular season appearances, Harris scored three goals… In the MLS Cup Playoffs, the midfielder appeared in the first-leg defeat at RSL… 2007: Recorded one assist in 21 appearances… 2006: Became the first player from Saint Kitts and Nevis to sign for MLS when he joined RSL… Scored four goals and added one assist in 22 regular season appearances. 2005: After spells in England and Spain, spent portions of the 2004-05 seasons in the Saint Kitts and Nevis Premier League with St. Peters FC. 2003-04: Following his time in England with Newcastle United FC, Harris moved to Spanish second division side Cádiz… Was loaned to Club Deportivo Linares in the Spanish third division… 2002: Joined Newcastle United FC as a 17-year-old... Remained with the BPL club before moving to Spain with Cádiz Club de Fútbol.
International: Represented Saint Kitts and Nevis at the U-13, U-15, U-17, U-20, and U-23 Olympic levels ... As a 15-year-old, Harris made his senior international debut for Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2000... With seven goals in 22 appearances for the Caribbean nation, Harris played in the semifinal round of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, as The Sugar Boyz finished bottom of Group Three.
Personal: Hailing from Basseterre on the island of St. Kitts, Harris is one of four children to be raised in the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis… Has a wife named Rachael and a daughter named Laila... Has a cousin in Fiorentina defender Micah Richards... An avid music listener, the midfielder's favorite music genres are hip hop, reggae, and rhythm & blues. Is a fan of English Premier League giants Chelsea FC.
Captain of the Saint Kitts and Nevis national football team. Midfielder for FC Dallas in the MLSView Bio
Defender at Orlando City SC in the MLS. Member of the French National Soccer Team
2014: MLS regular season: Scored two goals in 26 games played, 25 of them starts, and contributed to six shutouts. Was named to MLS Team of the Week (Week 2) after scoring his first goal of the season in a 1-1 draw vs. FC Dallas on March 15.Was named to MLS Team of the Week (Week 7) after scoring in a 4-0 win over Montreal on April 19.Was named an MLS All-Star for the third straight season on July 19. Started and played 45 minutes in the MLS All-Star Game on Aug. 6 as the MLS All-Stars defeated Bayern Munich 2-1 in Portland. MLS Playoffs: Played 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss at New York in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round (Oct. 30). CCL: Started three matches (270 minutes) in the 2014-15 group stage. Open Cup: Played 90 minutes in a 3-1 fifth round loss to Portland on June 24. Friendly: Played 45 minutes in a 4-1 Champions Shield defeat to Manchester City on July 23 at Sporting Park.
2013: Named a 2013 MLS All-Star and Sporting KC Humanitarian of the Year. Voted MVP of MLS Cup. MLS: Appeared in 29 games (all starts) with three goals and one assist. Collin notched his first goal and game-winning goal of the season with a header in a 1-0 win over New York (video). Scored game-winning goal against Houston at BBVA Compass Stadium that ended Dynamo's home unbeaten streak (video).Scored Sporting KC's lone goal in a 1-1 home draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps on July 3 (video). Playoffs: Started and played full time in all five MLS Cup Playoff matches. Scored three goals and tallied one assist during the playoffs. Scored the game-tying goal and converted the game-winning penalty kick in the MLS Cup Final vs. Real Salt Lake. Vote MVP of MLS Cup. CCL: Started three 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League group stage matches. Open Cup: Started Open Cup matches against the Des Moines Menace (May 28) and Orlando City Lions (June 12).
2012: Collin played a total of 2,490 during the 2012 MLS regular season, starting 28 games and appearing in 29 total. Collin scored three goals and added one assist. Sporting Kansas City is undefeated when Collin scores a goal in 2012. Collin scored the game-tying goal against Dallas on March 25th (Video), the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on April 14 (Video) and the equalizer at Vancouver on April 18th (Video). Collin was named to the 2012 MLS All-Star GameDay roster. Collin started the match but was ultimately pulled in the 36th minute after suffering facial fractures earlier in the first half. Collin was a finalist for MLS Defender of the Year. Collin was also named to MLS Best XI. The Pitch named Collin as one of Sporting Kansas City's best players in 2012.
2011: Joined Sporting Kansas City as a guest trialist in March before completing signing on April 15. Earned his first start on April 23 at New England.Scored his first MLS goal, a match-winner, in 4-1 victory at Dallas.Added another game-winning goal in 2-1 win at Portland on July 2, and his third MLS goal scored again on July 16 in the 90th minute of a 1-1 draw at Houston.Opened the scoring with the first goal in the 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids in the second leg of the playoffs.
Defender at Orlando City SC in the MLS. Member of the French National Soccer TeamView Bio
Captain of US Women U-23 National Soccer Team
Professional Soccer Career and Highlights:
Drafted 4th overall in the 2012 WPS College Draft by Sky Blue FC (league folded)
Member of the Western Sydney Wanderers
Goteborg FC – professional team in premier division Swedish Damallsvenskan
UEFA Women’s Champions League Quarterfinalist
Swedish Cup Champion
Swedish Super Cup Champion
National Championship finalist with Pali Blue (W-League)
National Team and Achievements:
U.S. U23 Women’s National Team – Team captain
U23 Four Nations Tournament Champions 2012, 2013
U15 – U20 National Team member
Captain for U16, U17, and U18 teams
College Soccer Career and Highlights:
Stanford University record: 95-4-4
NCAA National Champion 2011
PAC-12 League Champion 2009, 2010, 2011
NCAA Tournament Finalist 2009, 2010
NCAA Tournament Semifinalist 2008
NSCAA First Team All-American
PAC-12 First Team 2011
PAC-12 Second Team 2008
2x Soccer America All Women’s College Soccer First Team
2x NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team
3x ESPN 360 National Performer of the Week
Recipient of the Bob Murphy Award
Soccer American MVPs first team
NSCAA All-Pacific Regional First Team
Captain of US Women U-23 National Soccer TeamView Bio
United States Women National Soccer Team
Professional: In 2014, started and played all 24 games she appeared in, both tied her for first in the NWSL ... Only player on team to play all 24 games ... Also a career single-season high for games played ... Logged 2,101 minutes, most on the team and third most in the league, and the most she's registered in a single season of her professional career ... Registered one assist. It came on Aug. 10, 2014 in a 2-0 win at home over Portland Thorns FC ... When she took the field on May 3, 2014, at Sky Blue FC, it marked the 100th professional appearance of her career ... Her start on May 18, 2014 against Chicago at home marked the 100th start of her professional career ... In 2013: One of only three Breakers to play in all 22 games ... Only player on team to start all 22 games ... Logged a team-high 1,978 minutes, which was also tied for fourth most in the league ... Tallied one goal and two assists ... Lone goal came against the Washington Spirit, a 5-2 win on July 27 ... Appointed player coach on Aug. 2 after the Breakers parted ways with coach Lisa Cole ... As player/interim coach, she guided the Breakers to a 2-1-1 record in the final four games of the regular season. In 2012: With the Breakers, anchored a back line that led the team to the WPSL Elite regular season championship ... Played 14 games, starting 13 ... Logged 1,190 minutes, ranked third highest on team ... In 2011, with the Atlanta Beat in Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), played every minute in 17 out of 18 matches ... Second highest minutes for the Beat at 1,530 ... Took 10 shots, three on goal. Played two seasons with the Washington Freedom prior to joining the Atlanta Beat ... In 2010 with the Washington Freedom, started 23 matches ... Scored one goal and tallied two assists ... Played all 120 minutes of playoff match vs. the Philadelphia Independence ... In 2009, started in 19 games for the Freedom ... Scored three goals and added two assists ... Started 59 games in her three-year Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) career, logging 5,304 minutes ... In six professional seasons combined, has logged 10,573 minutes, made 120 appearances, and started 118 games.
International: Scored 11 goals in 134 for the USWNT ... Member of 2004 gold medal winning U.S. squad at Olympic Games in Athens, Greece ... Member of third place U.S. squads at the 2003 and 2007 Women’s World Cup ... In 2007, led the U.S. in minutes played (2,116) and played every minute of all six Women’s World Cup matches, one of only two players to accomplish that feat ... Played in five games at the 2004 Olympics, starting three ... Only defender to score two goals in a World Cup game (2003 vs. North Korea) ... Most assists in a year by a defender (2007) ... U.S. Soccer Young Athlete of the Year in 2003 ... Made her first appearance with the U.S. on July 6, 2000, vs. Italy … Scored first goal on March 17, 2001, vs. Norway.
College: Member of 2000 and 2003 NCAA Champion Tar Heels squads ... M.A.C. Hermann Award winner in 2003 ... Honda Sports Award winner in 2004 ... Two-time NCAA Tournament Defensive MVP (2000, 2003) ... Four-time NSCAA All-American (2000-2003) ... Three-time ACC All-American ... Member of four ACC championship Tar Heels squads.
Scholastic/Club: Member of 2005 W-League Champion New Jersey Wildcats ... W-League Defender of the Year in 2005 ... Played four years at Briarwood Christian School ... Named a Parade All-America selection (1999, 2000) Four-time All-State selection ... Two-time Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year for the State of Alabama
Personal: Daughter of Formerly Cat Reddick, she married Robert Whitehill on Dec. 31, 2005 ... Did color commentary for ESPN at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany.
United States Women National Soccer TeamView Bio
US Women U-23 National Soccer Team
International: Received her first call up to US U-23 National Camp in April, 2013. College: Attended Princeton from 2009 – 2012. In 2010, she led the Ivy League in game winning goals with four. In 2011 she earned Ivy League Player of the Week honors twice, and started in all 17 games. During her senior year, she scored the second-most goals in a season in program history, with 18 and was a three-time Ivy League Player of the Week. She also recorded three hat tricks on the season and scored two game winning goals.
High School: Attended Germantown Academy, finishing her high school career with 110 goals and 46 assists, scoring 36 goals in her senior year. She was voted three-time league MVP and was named by the Philadelphia Inquirer as Player of the Year. In addition to soccer, she was a successful track athlete, earning all-league and all-state honors.
Youth Club: With FC Bucks Vipers, she won state cups for six seasons and placed third nationally in 2008 … won the 2009 U-18 US Youth Soccer national title with the Vipers.
Personal: Academically in high school, she served as a student ambassador to Japan through her school and earned the school’s Triangle Award for her academic, athletics and community accomplishments. She is fluent in Spanish, and minoring in Spanish at Princeton. She was a gymnast for 8 years before choosing soccer as her primary sport.
US Women U-23 National Soccer TeamView Bio
Selected by the Houston Dash in the 2014 NWSL Expansion Draft from the Washington Spirit
2014 NWSL: Has appeared in 13 games (9 starts, 4 goals)...Scored a goal in 2-1 win over Western New York Flash on 6/11 …Scored two goals in 3-0 win at Sky Blue FC on 6/8… Scored game-tying goal in 2-2 draw at FC Kansas City on 5/18.
2013 NWSL: Selected second overall by the Washington Spirit in 2013 NWSL College Draft … Appeared in 21 matches (12 starts), scored two goals … LOAN: Went on loan to Japan club Albirex Niigata Ladies at the conclusion of the 2013 NWSL season … Made eight appearances (eight starts) in the Nadeshiko League and Empress's Cup … Scored two goals in Empress's Cup Final (Albirex tied INAC Kobe Leonessa 2-2, lost 3-4 in penalties).
INTERNATIONAL: U.S. youth international at U-17, U-18, U-20 and U-23 levels … Won 2013 Four Nations Cup with U.S. U-23s, playing in all three games and scoring one goal.
COLLEGE: Made 98 appearances (95 starts) for Florida St., scoring 63 goals and providing 24 assists … All-time points and goals leader at FSU … 2008: Eleven goals and six assists in 23 games (20 starts) … ACC Freshman of the Year … All-ACC Freshman Team … 2009: Started all 25 games … Led ACC in goals (17) and second in points (41; 17 goals, 7 assists) … NSCAA First Team All-American … ACC Offensive Player of the Year … All-ACC First Team … MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist … ACC All-Academic Team … 2010: Redshirted due to injury … 2011: Started all 26 games en route to ACC championship and College Cup appearance … Scored 18 goals (T-8th nationally) with eight assists … NSCAA Second Team All-American … All-ACC First Team … MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist … 2012: Started all 24 games en route to second straight College Cup appearance … 17 goals, 5 assists … NSCAA Third Team All-American (first three-time All-American in school history) … All-ACC Second Team.
CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL:Played for Washington Freedom and Pali Blues (W-League) during college summers … Played youth club soccer with Freestate Shooters, winning U.S. Club Soccer national championship in 2007 as captain … Attended high school at St. John's College HS … All-time leader in goals (191) and assists (74) … 191 goals broke the Washington Metro scoring record (previous: 188) … Three-time NSCAA/adidas High School All-American and District of Columbia Gatorade Player of the Year and State Player of the Year (2005-07) … 2008 PARADE All-American … Was also a standout track and field athlete in high school.
PERSONAL:: Has three brothers – Vincent, Britten and Ian; Ian played soccer at Hofstra … Bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in child development, Master's degree in sport management.
US Women U-23 National Soccer Team and Striker for Houston Dash in the NWSL.