A midfielder/defender from Richmond, BC,Patrick Metcalfe joined Whitecaps FC Residency in March of 2016 after formerly playing with Fusion FC in the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League.
2016-17: Up until April, Metcalfe had scored two goals and started 21 of his 25 appearances for the Northwest Division leading U-18s. 2015-16: After joining the program in March, scored one goal and started seven of his 13 regular season appearances as the U-18s won the Northwest Division and went on a 34-match unbeaten streak. Started the academy championship final against FC Dallas.
Played with Fusion FC from U-14 to U-18 in the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League and was voted MVP at the U-17 level and named captain at the U-18 level. From U-7 to U-14, Metcalfe played with Richmond FC, including winning a BC Soccer provincial championship at the U-13 level.
At the provincial level, the Lower Mainland product was a member of the BC Soccer Provincial Team Program from U-13 to U-15. In November of 2013, he trained with youth teams at German clubs FC Nurnberg and SpVgg Unterhaching.
At Fusion FC he was coached by former Whitecaps FC players Srdjan Djekanovic and Alex Elliott, with former ‘Caps player Jason Jordan leading the club as technical director. He credits Elliott as the most influential person in his soccer career so far for stressing the importance of the mental side of the game.
Aside from Whitecaps FC, he lists his favourite soccer club as German powerhouse Bayern Munich, and his favourite player as German midfielder Toni Kroos. In November of 2013, he trained in Germany with the youth teams of FC Nurnberg and SPVGG Unterhaching. He says that he has no superstitions. When not playing, he likes to hang out with friends and family. His favourite foods are pizza and pasta.