Mackenzie Pridham

  •  08.30.1990
  • Coquitlam, BC
  •  Minnesota United FC (NASL)

A natural goalscorer, Mackenzie Pridham was selected 58th overall in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft by Whitecaps FC, and after a year in the NASL, signed with Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) on March 17, 2015.

The Toronto, Ontario native, made his professional debut with Minnesota United FC, playing in two matches. Started in a 1-0 3rd round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game against Des Moines and came off the bench against New York Cosmos in NASL action.

Midway through 2014, Pridham was loaned to USL side Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Played in six games and scored one goal.

Earning his second All-Big West first selection and being named Big West Offensive Player of the Year for a second consecutive season, Pridham scored a career high 14 goals while adding three assists to finish second in Big West scoring over his 20 starts on the season. The striker led the Big West Conference with five game-winning goals and was named to the NSCAA All-Far West first team. 2012: Became the first player in Cal Poly program history to earn Big West Offensive Player of the Year honours after finishing second among conference players in goals with 11, goals-per-game at 0.58, total points with 23, and points-per-game at 1.21. Pridham, was also named to the NSCAA All-Far West Region third team and to the All-Big West First Team. The striker was able to score two goals in one game on two occasions to go along with six game-winning goals on the season. 2011: One of only five Mustangs to appear in all 18 games, making four starts. Scored the game-winning goal versus Syracuse on September 21 - his first collegiate tally. Added his second goal of the season during a 5-0 home victory against UC Riverside on October 9. Ranked second among Mustangs with 28 total shot attempts. 2010: Served a medical redshirt. 2009: Pridham, appeared in 13 matches, starting twice. His first start came against the University of Northern Las Vegas on September 1.

U-20: Member of Tony Fonseca’s U-20 training camp in December 2008. U-17: Competed for Stephen Hart’s U-17 side in 2007 Chivas Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Competed for De Anza Force and won the Disney Showcase and Super Y-League national championship in 2005-06. Pridham was selected to the Olympic Development Program Super Y-League for a 2007 tournament in Germany. 

Son of Thomas and Barbara, Pridham, has one brother, Austin, and one sister, Delaney Bale. While at Cal Poly the forward majored in business administration.

Enjoys surfing during downtime.