Updated June 7, 2021
SCOTT CALDWELL AT A GLANCE:
- Revolution Academy product and the club’s second Homegrown Player signing currently in ninth MLS season, all with New England.
- Owns 216 games played in MLS – eighth most in club history – with 173 starts, five goals, and 18 assists since 2013.
- In 2020, made 18 appearances and 15 starts, with an additional four starts in the MLS Cup Playoffs.
- Recognized as the club’s 2019 Humanitarian of the Year, voted 2015 Santander Team MVP by Revolution fans, and named 2015 Players’ Player of the Year by teammates.
- Named Most Outstanding Player at the 2010 College Cup, leading the University of Akron to the NCAA Division I National Championship under Caleb Porter.
- Has recorded caps with the Under-14, Under-15, Under-17, and Under-18 U.S. national teams.
MLS CAREER: A key part of the Revolution midfield since joining the club as its second Homegrown Player signing prior to the 2013 season…Re-signed with the club in March 2019…Career regular season totals include 216 games played, 173 starts, five goals, and 18 assists in 15,182 minutes…In postseason play, has logged two assists in 13 appearances, with 10 starts…Owns the eighth-most regular season appearances in Revs history…Missed only three MLS regular season games from 2015-17…Appeared in 18 games, including 15 starts, and played 1,155 minutes in 2020…Added four postseason appearances…Appeared in 20 games with 12 starts and one assist in 2019…Played 24 matches with 20 starts, with two goals, in 2018…In 2017, played in team-high 33 games with 26 starts, and notched one goal with five assists…In 2016, played in 32 games, starting 31, and tallied three assists…Started 32 of 34 regular season games in 2015, scoring two goals and adding five assists…Named the team’s Most Valuable Player by fans and the Players’ Player of the Year by teammates…Made 26 regular season appearances, including 14 starts, in 2014, and recorded two assists…Helped the Revs win the Eastern Conference Championship and return to MLS Cup for the first time since 2007…Logged 29 appearances and started 23 games as a first-year MLS player in 2013…Registered two assists.
2021: Has been selected to the match day roster for all eight games, but has not made an appearance yet this season.
2020: Made 18 appearances, including 15 starts, with 1,155 minutes played in eighth MLS season…Eclipsed the 15,000-minute mark in October…Added four appearances, with three starts, in the MLS Cup Playoffs…(7/9) at MTL: Started and played 90 minutes in the 1-0 win…Became ninth player in Revs history to record 200 career regular season appearances…(7/21) at TOR: Passed Steve Ralston for eighth in club history with 202 career regular season appearances in 0-0 draw…(8/25) at DC: Played 15 minutes as a substitute…Issued a red card for serious foul play in the 83rd minute…(9/19) vs. NY: Logged his second 90-minute performance of the season…Recorded team-best seven interceptions in the clean-sheet performance…(10/23) at NSH: Eclipsed 15,000 minutes played for his regular season career…Became the club’s second Homegrown Player to reach the milestone…Postseason: (11/20) vs. MTL: Submitted a 40-minute shift off the bench in 2-1 win in Play-In Round…Marked 10th appearance in MLS Cup Playoffs…(11/24) at PHI: Started and played 90 minutes in 2-0 win in Round One…(11/29) at ORL: Played 89 minutes in decisive 3-1 win in Conference Semifinal…(12/6) at CLB: Started and played 70 minutes in 1-0 Conference Final defeat…Marked 10th career playoff start.
2019:* Signed new contract with the Revolution on March 28…Recognized as the club’s 2019 Humanitarian of the Year…Totaled 20 games played and 12 starts, with one assist, across, 1,079 minutes of action…Started the club’s lone MLS Cup Playoffs match…Also played 60 minutes in U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round win at New York on June 11…Saw 90 minutes of action and captained the Revolution in the Final Whistle on Hate charity match vs. English Premier League side Chelsea FC on May 15…(3/2) at DAL: Wore the captain’s armband in the 1-1 draw to open the season...(3/30) vs. MIN: Made 150th career start in the 2-1 win…Paced team with six tackles…(4/13) vs. ATL: Played 90 minutes and led the team with 90 touches and four fouls won…Wore captain’s armband…(4/20) vs. NY: Started in 1-0 home win, the club’s first shutout of the season…(4/27) at SKC: Tallied an assist on Juan Fernando Caicedo’s 18th-minute goal in 4-4 road draw…(8/17) at NY: Recorded first start since May 4 in a 45-minute outing in central midfield…(9/25) at POR: Played 90 minutes in the 2-2 draw…Postseason: (10/19) at ATL: Made ninth career playoff appearance with 90-minute outing in central midfield.
2018:* Made 24 appearances with 20 starts in central midfield, and scored two goals in 1,522 minutes of action…Wore the captain’s armband three times in MLS play…Played 90 minutes and wore captain's armband in U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round match at Louisville on June 5…(3/10) vs. COL: Started and wore the captain’s armband…(3/31) at HOU: Helped keep the clean sheet in 68 minutes of action…(4/6) vs. MTL: Played 65 minutes and contributed to a second consecutive shutout performance, a 4-0 win…(5/12) vs. TOR: Wore captain's armband and played 85 minutes in the 3-2 win…(5/30) vs. ATL: Started, played 81 minutes, and wore captain's armband in the 1-1 draw…(7/18) at MIN: Started and played 80 minutes in central midfield…Set single-season career high with two shots on target…(8/19) at DC: Issued first career red card...(8/25) vs. PHI: Served one-game suspension…(9/22) vs. CHI: Made 175th career appearance and scored second goal of the season…Moved into 10th place in club history in games played…(10/6) at ATL: Served one-game suspension for yellow-card accumulation…(10/13) vs. ORL: Started, played 90 minutes, and wore captain's armband in the 2-0 win…Named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week…(10/18) at RSL: Wore the captain's armband for a second straight match.
2017:* Led team with 33 appearances, including 26 starts, and played 2,195 minutes…Appeared in at least 23 matches for third straight season…Recorded one goal and matched career high with five assists...Eclipsed 10,000 regular season minutes played, becoming only the second Homegrown field player to do so…Started two of New England's U.S. Open Cup matches, wearing the captain's armband in the Fourth Round win against Rochester on June 14…(3/4) at COL: Made season debut with a start in defensive midfield…(3/25) vs. MIN: Contributed to the 5-2 win with an assist on Juan Agudelo’s opening goal in the fourth minute…(4/2) at POR: Made 125th career appearance – all with New England – as a late substitute in the 1-1 draw…(4/22) vs. DC: Tallied second assist of the season on Lee Nguyen's fifth minute goal…(5/6) at CLB: Became the second MLS Homegrown field player to eclipse 10,000 regular season minutes played…(5/13) vs. RSL: Scored game-winning goal in the fourth minute of 4-0 win against Salt Lake…(7/29) vs. PHI: Recorded first multi-assist game of career…Set up Kei Kamara's opening goal in the 29th minute…Delivered the cross for Agudelo's headed finish in the 89th minute…(9/2) vs. ORL: Recorded fifth assist of the season, matching previous season high set in 2015…(9/23) vs. TOR: Made 150th career appearance.
2016:* Made 32 appearances, with 31 starts, and totaled three assists…Tied for team lead with two game-winning helpers…Led Revolution with passing accuracy of 86.9 percent (min. 100 pass attempts)…Ranked fourth on team with 2,622 minutes played…Became second Homegrown Player in Revs history to make 100 starts (Diego Fagundez)…(3/6) at HOU: Made only substitute appearance of the season, playing 44 minutes…(3/12) vs. DC: Made first start of the 2016 campaign and played the full 90 minutes…(4/1) vs. NY: Recorded secondary assist on Diego Fagundez’s game-winning goal in the 55th minute…(4/17) at ORL: Made 75th career MLS start…(5/14) vs. CHI: Made 100th career appearance and assisted Lee Nguyen’s game-winning goal in 2-0 win…(7/31) at ORL: Finished game with a passing accuracy rate of 91.4 percent…Marked second straight game completing greater than 90.0 percent of passes...(8/24) at SJ:* Started and played 90 minutes in central attacking midfield role...Voted Santander Man of the Match…(10/23) vs. MTL: *Made 100th career regular season start…Tallied third assist of season on Juan Agudelo’s goal in the 60th minute.
2015: Appeared in all 34 of the club’s regular season games, including 32 starts, and scored two goals…Marked third consecutive season with at least 25 starts in regular season play…Posted career highs with two goals and five assists, the latter tying for fourth among Revolution players…Played a team-high 2,882 minutes…Team posted a 14-7-8 record in all competitions…Selected by Revolution fans as the club’s 2015 Santander Most Valuable Player…Chosen by teammates as Players’ Player of the Year…Voted as Santander Man of the Month by Revolution fans for both May and July…Registered assists in three consecutive games from April 25 to May 8, a streak in which the Revs posted a 2-0-1 mark…Made MLS Team of the Week for MLS Weeks 15 and 27…Made one appearance in the U.S. Open Cup, coming off the bench in the Fourth Round loss to Charlotte…(4/25) vs. RSL: Started and scored first career goal in a 4-0 home win…(5/20) at SKC: Started and scored one goal in the 4-2 defeat…(10/28) at DC: Started in central midfield, playing 87 minutes in the Revs’ 2-1 loss in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round.
2014:* Appeared in 26 games, starting 14 times, and recorded two assists…Started the first two games of the season, then did not return to the starting XI until July 19…Recorded seven straight starts from July 19 to Aug. 30, playing 90 minutes in each match…Revs went 3-3-1 during that stretch…Helped Revolution to a 9-1-2 record in games when coming on as a substitute, and 9-0-1 in games when coming on while the team was either ahead or tied…Started all five postseason games, registering two assists, as the team reached MLS Cup…Started all three of New England’s U.S. Open Cup games…(3/29) at SJ:* Recorded game-winning assist, setting up Lee Nguyen’s game-winning goal in second-half stoppage time…(10/11) at MTL: \\Recorded an assist, setting up Nguyen’s game-tying goal…Postseason: (11/1) at CLB: Notched first career postseason assist on Charlie Davies’ 78th minute goal against Columbus in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series…(11/29) vs. NY: \\Registered an assist on Charlie Davies’ 70th minute game-winning goal in the Eastern Conference Championship, earning the Revs a spot in MLS Cup.
2013: Signed with the Revolution as the club’s second Homegrown Player on Dec. 21, 2012…Appeared in 29 regular season games, including 23 starts, and recorded two assists…Started 20 of Revs’ final 23 games, helping the club return to the postseason for the first time since 2009…Made two appearances in the U.S. Open Cup, including one start…(3/16) at PHI: Made MLS debut, starting and playing 90 minutes in central midfield…(6/29) at CHV: Recorded first career assist, setting up Chad Barrett’s game-tying goal…(8/25) vs. PHI: Registered an assist on a Diego Fagundez goal in a 5-1 Revolution victory…Postseason: (11/2) vs. SKC:* Made a substitute appearance in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series…(11/6) at SKC: Made a substitute appearance in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.
NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): Played for the U.S. Under-14, Under-15, Under-17, and Under-18 national teams…Was a member of the U.S. Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., for the 2006-07 and 2007-08 academic years…Represented the U.S. as a member of the U-18 team at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January 2009.
COLLEGE (AKRON): A two-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American and an academic All-American at Akron…Named to NSCAA All-American Third Team as a junior in 2011 and the First Team as a senior in 2012…Appeared in 88 games with the Zips, starting 66 times, and scored 20 goals with 22 assists…Helped Akron reach the NCAA Tournament four times…Named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2010 College Cup, scoring the only goal of the Zips 1-0 win over Louisville in the College Cup Final… Five goals in 2011 were all scored in postseason play, either in the MAC Tournament or the NCAA Tournament…Named a captain for junior and senior seasons…Had a career-best nine goals as a senior while adding 10 assists…Named the 2012 Mid-America Conference Player of the Year, a Hermann Trophy semifinalist, and a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award…Had six goals and a career-best 11 assists for the defending national champions in 2011…Appeared in 19 games, converting penalty attempt in College Cup shootouts against North Carolina and Virginia in 2009.
REVOLUTION ACADEMY: Played one season with the Revolution Academy Under-18 team upon its launch in 2008-09…Served as team captain in the Under-18s’ inaugural campaign…Helped the U-18s earn their first win at a U.S. Soccer Development Academy Showcase, scoring three goals in 19 minutes in a 6-1 win over North Meck SC (Cornelius, N.C.) on May 25, 2009.
PERSONAL: Local product from Braintree, Mass., less than 20 miles from Gillette Stadium…Highly involved in the club’s community relations initiatives and named the club’s 2019 Humanitarian of the Year…Hosts patients from Boston Children’s Hospital at home games through Scott’s BCH Dream Team…On June 8, 2019, became the first active professional athlete among the major five teams to march in the Boston Pride Parade…Serves on the MLS Players’ Association Executive Board…Graduated from the Edison Academic Center while participating in the U.S. Soccer Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. …Comes from a family of soccer players…Father, Larry, played for the Hartford Bicentennials of the NASL…Older brother, Keith, played four years at Brown University and was drafted by the Colorado Rapids in the third round of the 2006 MLS Supplemental Draft…Older sister, Andrea, played four years at Simmons College…Older sister, Amy, played for Boston College and the U.S. Girls’ Under-16 National Team.