Damien Pottinger


Damien Pottinger (born January 17, 1982 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a professional soccer player who played for the Orlando Sharks in the Major Indoor Soccer League.[1]

Career: After playing college soccer with Duquesne University,[2] Pottinger was selected second overall by Edmonton Aviators in the 2004 A-League draft.[3] Though he never signed a professional contract with the club. In 2005 Pottinger signed with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USL Second Division where he played 14 games and scored 3 goals.

In 2006 Pottinger was spotted by Toronto Lynx Head Coach Duncan Wilde and was offered a contract. He made his debut on Sunday June 4, 2006 against Virginia Beach Mariners which ended in a 0-0 draw. On June 15 Pottinger scored his first goal against Miami FC. With the Lynx, Pottinger formed a strong partnership with Kevin Jeffrey up front where he scored 5 goals in 21 games. He helped the Lynx to a 10 home game undefeaded streak. Pottinger helped the Lynx reach the final of the Open Canada Cup which the team lost 2-0 against Ottawa St. Anthony Italia.

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