Bios - Eagle
Trainers - Spring '07
USSF "A" license
FA Yugoslavia "A" license
CSA "A" license
NSCAA Advanced National
Director of Coaching Diploma
International Coaching Diploma
Assistant Director of Coaching and Head Coach of "BLAST FC "
Director of Player Development and Director of Training of Pickerington
Area Soccer Association
Director of Player Development of Liederkranz - Mansfield
Director of USA Ascent - European Soccer Travel
Senior Coaching Staff of DiCicco Soccer Plus Camp , Ohio State Soccer
Camp and Columbus Crew Soccer Camp .
MLS Career Highlights: Appeared in 91 games, 68 of them starts, in his first four MLS seasons... Following
a stellar four-year collegiate career as a high-scoring forward at Cal State Fullerton, he has become a hard-nosed, versatile
defender and defensive midfielder in the professional ranks... Entered the season having played 6,578 minutes, good for 10th
place on The Crew’s all-time list... Made his pro debut on 5/12/01 at Dallas, coming on as a 76th-minute substitute...
Picked up his first professional point with an assist on 8/4/01 at Kansas City... Scored his first MLS goal on 8/21/05 in
a 2-2 tie vs. D.C. ... Was The Crew’s first choice (No. 10 overall) in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft... The New Zealand native
is classified as a Senior International... MLS Career Playoff Highlights: Had appeared in seven postseason matches, all of
them starts... U.S. Open Cup Career Highlights: Picked up a pair of assists in his first 10 Open Cup matches, six of them
starts... Was a member of The Crew’s 2002 championship squad.
2005 MLS Season: Missed the entire season due to an injury suffered prior to the regular season commencing.
2004 MLS Season: Appeared in 28 matches, 21 of them starting assignments... Notched his first two MLS
goals (8/21 and 10/16) and added an assist (10/2)... His first goal, vs. D.C. on 8/21, came in his 82nd career game... By
giving The Crew a 1-1 tie at Colorado in the season finale on 10/16, his second goal helped clinch the Supporters Shield for
Columbus... Drew one penalty kick... Missed games on 5/29 and 6/6 while with the New Zealand National Team... 2004 MLS Playoffs:
Played every minute of the two-game Eastern Conference Semifinal series vs. N.E. .. 2004 U.S. Open Cup: Started both matches
of The Crew’s Open Cup campaign.
2003 MLS Season: Saw action in 23 matches, starting 18 times... Had two goalmouth blocks, 5/3 at K.C.
and 8/9 at L.A., the first of which helped preserve a 2-2 tie vs. the Wizards... Missed time in June while with the New Zealand
National Team at the FIFA Confederations Cup in France.
2002 MLS Season: Appeared in 20 matches, 17 of them starts, and collected four assists... 2002 MLS Playoffs:
Started all five matches... Made his MLS playoff debut on 9/25 at S.J. ... 2002 U.S. Open Cup: Appeared in all four matches,
three of them starts (including the final), in The Crew’s run to the Open Cup title... Assisted on the first Columbus
goal (McBride) in the 2-1 quarterfinal win at NY/NJ on 8/7.
2001 MLS Season: Appeared in 20 matches, starting 12 of them, during a very productive rookie season...
Was a valuable and versatile player, filling in throughout the midfield and backline as needed... Drew many of The Crew’s
toughest marking assignments and performed admirably, frustrating such accomplished veterans as Marco Etcheverry of D.C. United
and Hristo Stoitchkov of Chicago... Picked up his first professional point on 8/4, with an assist in The Crew’s 3-1
win at Kansas City... Notched an assist in The Crew’s 4-3 exhibition victory over Bayer Leverkusen of the German Bundesliga
on 5/29... 2001 MLS Playoffs: Did not see action in either quarterfinal-series game vs. San Jose... 2001 U.S. Open Cup: Appeared
in all three matches as a substitute, playing a total of 65 minutes... Assisted on the lone Crew goal in the 2-1 quarterfinal
loss at New England on 7/24.New Zealand National Team: Remains a regular with the New Zealand National Team and was a member
of the All Whites squad at the 2004 Oceania Nations Cup, which doubled as the confederation’s World Cup Qualifying tournament...
Was a member of New Zealand’s team at the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup in France... Made his senior international debut
in 2002, as a member of New Zealand’s Oceania Nations Cup squad... Earned his first cap on 7/5/02, starting at right
back in an Oceania Nations Cup win over Tahiti, and played in all five games in the All Whites’ run to the tournament
title... Has also represented his homeland at the Under-23 level.
A four-time All-MSPF selection, he completed his eligibility with school records for career points (97) and goals (41)
in 67 games (all starts)... Added 15 career assists... He tied the Titans school record for points in a season and fell one
goal shy of the record in that category... 2000: As a senior, led the team to a 15-6-1 mark and an appearance in the NCAA
Tournament... Led the MPSF Pacific Division in scoring, tallying 42 points, on 17 goals and eight assists, including six game-winning
goals. 1999: Led the team in scoring as a junior, netting 22 points on nine goals and four assists, despite missing six games
with a broken left arm... Was a second-team All-MSPF selection... Selected to the MPSF All-Academic squad for maintaining
a 3.50 GPA.... 1998: Was Cal State Fullerton’s third-leading scorer and earned MPSF Honorable Mention as a sophomore...
1997: Burst onto the scene as a freshman, with six goals in the team’s first six matches... Finished third on the team
in scoring and earned MPSF Honorable Mention... Prior to arriving at Fullerton, he attended Otago University in New Zealand.
Got engaged to Carly Nutter on Jan. 26, 2006... He is the son of Terry and Robyn Oughton… His father is a soccer
coach... Has a younger brother, Tim… Was a Kinesiology major at Cal State Fullerton… If he wasn’t a professional
soccer player, he’d be a fitness instructor... His uncle, Ray Sarginson, was a professional tennis player in New Zealand.