Jon Conway

by Roy 22 Sep,2018
Jon Conway

Jon Conway is a former American Soccer goalkeeper who currently acts as the coach for Toronto FC.

 

During his professional years as a soccer player, he played for teams such as San Jose Earthquakes, Bay Area Seals and Toronto FC.

Jon Conway's Early Life

Jonathan Conway was born on May 6, 1977, in Media, Pennsylvania, United States. For his high school education, Conway attended the Lower Merion High School where he played for the Lower Merion Gorillas. He helped the team to Under 13 state championship in 1990. For higher education, he went to Rutgers University. He was an all-state soccer for Sun Valley High School in Aston, Pennsylvania.

Jon Conway's Career

Jon Conway's professional career began with his name being drafted in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft. He was the 28th pick of San Jose Earthquakes. His first season as a professional player was spent as the backup to Joe Cannon. He only became a starter when he left the Quakes and went to France in 2003.

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After 2005 season, Conway was traded to the MetroStars in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick. In the 2006 season, Conway had a 1.00 GAA which made him finish best among all goalkeepers in MLS. In the following season, Conway finished the season with a 1.10 GAA, 6 wins, 5 losses, and 2 ties and 4 shutouts. For the 2008 season, he was announced as the starting goalkeeper for the renamed New York Red Bulls. He was released by the team in June of 2009.

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Jon Conway was picked by the Toronto FC for the 2010 season. He made his debut with the team on May 19, 2010, in the Canadian Championship. He made non-league appearances for Toronto throughout the 2010 season and his first league appearance for the team came on October 16, 2010. He was traded to Chicago Fire on January 13, 2011.

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Chicago Declined his 2012 contract option and he had a Re-Entry Draft to the 2011 MLS. Although he was picked by Los Angeles Galaxy, he declined the offer and instead retired from the game. After retirement, he has found his way into soccer as a goalkeeping coach for Toronto FC.

Jon Conway's Personal Life

Jon Conway married his girlfriend Andria Petrillo on September 7, 2012. His wife is a Canadian sports broadcaster. The couple first met when Petrillo was a sideline reporter for the Toronto FC and that was the start of their love affair. He is still married to Petrillo. Information as to whether the two have children together or not is still unknown.

Jon Conway's Net Worth

Information regarding Jon Conway's net worth and Salary has not been disclosed. As a professional soccer player and a coach, he is making a good living from his career, but the exact numbers for his annual earnings remains a mystery.

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