A talented midfielder that has represented the province of British Columbia at youth level, Spencer DeBoice joined Whitecaps FC Residency on Sept. 7, 2010, after spending three seasons with Surrey Guildford United.
UNITED SOCCER LEAGUES PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE
2011: DeBoice made a total of 11 appearances during his first season in the PDL with Whitecaps FC Residency, as they finished third in the Northwest Division of the PDL’s Western Conference. The midfielder made his PDL debut as a late substitute during a 2-2 draw at British Columbia rivals Victoria Highlanders FC on May 21.
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC RESIDENCY
2010-11: In his first year with the Residency program, DeBoice made five appearances during the team’s six-match tour of Mexico in Nov. 2010. His only start came during a 4-2 victory versus Atlas de Guadalajara U-18’s on Nov. 14. The midfielder then appeared as a substitute for the Residency team in all three Bracket C matches at Dallas Cup XXXII. This included a 3-2 win over Brazil’s Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (Apr. 17, 2011), a 2-0 defeat to Mexico's Tigres de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Tigres UANL) (Apr. 18, 2011), and a 2-0 defeat to Real Salt Lake U-17/U-18 Academy (Apr. 20, 2011) in the U-19 Super Group. DeBoice then started the 2-1 friendly win over Costa Rica's Liga Deportiva Alajuelense at Dallas Cup XXXII on Apr. 21, 2011.
DeBoice began his soccer career in his hometown of Surrey, BC, with Guildford Athletic Club in 2007. After one year with Guildford, the midfielder moved up to the Metro level with Surrey Guildford United, where he played from 2008 to 2010. In addition to his club experience, DeBoice continued his development by training at the Total Soccer Systems (TSS) Academy in Richmond, BC. As a member of TSS Academy, the midfielder toured the Netherlands in 2006. That same year, DeBoice also represented Fraser Valley (Zone 3) at the 2006 BC Summer Games in Kamloops, BC. The midfielder was also a fixture in the BC provincial team program from 2006 to 2010, having won a Canadian All-Star Championship bronze medal with his home province. From 2007 to 2010, DeBoice also trained in the Canadian Soccer Association’s National Training Centre (British Columbia region) program.
Born and raised in Surrey, BC, the midfielder’s parents are Mariana and Kevin DeBoice, while he has two siblings named Quentin and Ashtyn. As a student in Surrey, BC, DeBoice attended Janice Churchill Elementary School before enrolling at Enver Creek Secondary School.
When not concentrating on his soccer career, DeBoice enjoys listening to music and spending time with friends.