Name: Eric Kinzner

Position: Defender

Number: 72

Height: 6-1

Weight: 186

Born: March 22, 2003 in Tacoma, Washington

Hometown: Tacoma, Washington

Citizenship: United States

Acquired: Signed to Tacoma Defiance on July 13, 2020.


2021 (Tacoma Defiance): Kinzner started 18 of 19 appearances in 2021. He tallied nine tackles, 11 blocks and 23 interceptions, in addition to 60 clearances and 718 successful passes.

2020 (Tacoma Defiance): In his first season with Tacoma, Kinzner started both games he appeared in, totaling 155 minutes.


Kinzner has played for the U.S. Men’s Youth National Team at the U-15, U-16 and U-17 levels.


Joined the club via the Sounders Discovery Program from Federal Way football Club in 2016. Kinzner was on the U-17 squad that won the 2019 Generation adidas Cup Champions Division, defeating Valencia CF in the final.

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