A goalkeeper from Port Coquitlam, BC, Austin Cho joined Whitecaps FC Residency in Sept. 2011 after coming through the youth soccer ranks in his hometown of Port Coquitlam, BC.
Cho started his soccer career with Port Coquitlam FC Soccer Association, where he played at the Gold level. The shot-stopper then made the jump to Metro level soccer with North Fraser Selects. In the 2008-09 season, Cho earned Most Valuable Player honours.
As a student in Port Coquitlam, BC, Cho attended Blakeburn Elementary School before moving to Kwayhquitlum Middle School.
The goalkeeper’s favourite team is English Premier League giants Manchester United FC, while he considers FC Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi as his most influential person. Outside of soccer, Cho enjoys playing basketball and spending time with friends. His favourite foods are pasta and sushi.