Raymon Gaddis

Raymon Gaddis
Raymon Gaddis
Raymon Gaddis
Philadelphia Union
Real Name: Raymon Gaddis
HT: 5' 9" WT: 151
Age: 25 (01/13/1990)
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.

A dependable defender capable of playing either fullback position, Gaddis has been with the Union since 2012. He signed a long-term extension on Sept. 10, 2014.

2014: Started every game of the season and played all but nine minutes, leading all MLS field players in minutes played (3,051). In doing so, he became the first field player to play at least 3,050 minutes for the Union since 2011, when Sebastien Le Toux played all 3,060 minutes. Gaddis was named to the Week 19 MLS Team of the Week by MLSSoccer.com following his performance against Lloyd Sam and the New York Red Bulls during a 3-1 win on July 16. Offensively, he posted a career-high two assists. One of those came on July 12 in a 3-3 draw against Colorado. His other came against Sporting Kansas City in a 1-1 draw on Aug. 1. His strong play earned him a new contract to keep him with the Union for the foreseeable future, which he signed on Sept. 10.

2013: Played and started 31 games, logging 2703 minutes. On Oct. 27, 2013, with the Union a man down, Gaddis singlehandedly kept the Union’s playoff hopes alive after stopping two late counter attacks by Toronto FC to preserve a 1-0 win.

2012: Selected by Philadelphia Union in the second round of the 2012 MLS Super Draft with the 35th overall pick. Gaddis made his MLS Debut on April 14 against the Columbus Crew when Danny Califf was a late scratch. Gaddis played in 18 games starting in 17, logging 1475 minutes.  On June 23, he recorded his first MLS assist in the Union’s 4-0 win over Sporting Kansas City.  Gaddis started the last seven games of the season.

2011: Played and started in 17 games for a total of 1,471 minutes for the Mountaineers and recorded one assist… Honored as a 2011 College Soccer News second team preseason All-America and a member of the all-BIG East preseason squad… Named to the M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List for the second straight season making him the only West Virginia player to ever be featured on the list for two seasons... Played one match for Reading United.

2010: One of two players to start all 21 games for West Virginia. Logged a total of 1,916 minutes and recorded five shots, three shots on goal and five assists…  Named third team All-American by TopDrawerSoccer.com… Earned second team all-BIG EAST honors… Part of the 39 man watch list in contention to receive the MAC Hermann Award… Recorded his first point in a 1-0 victory over James Madison University... Recorded five assists on the season and took five shots… Played in eight games for Reading United logging 720 minutes and scoring one goal… Featured in Reading’s 2-1 U.S. Open Cup loss to Real Maryland Monarchs. Conceding the free kick that led to Maryland’s go-ahead goal.

2009: Appeared in 16 matches 15 of which he started… First-team selection on the NSCAA all-Northeast Region squad… Named to the WVU Classis all-Tournament team… Helped back line hold number three ranked USF to three shots, zero of which were on goal in a shutout victory.

2008: Played and started in 19 games for West Virginia as a freshman. Took a total of 10 shots of which three found the target… Mainstay among a West Virginia back line that allowed just 13 goals during the season… Named to the all-tournament team at Akron Classic.

High School/Club: Attended North Central High in Indianapolis… Named NSCAA High School All-American… Ranked among the top 135 players nationally in 2006/07…Two-time all-state second team and first team all-state in 2006… 2005 high school state champion.

Read More


Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015Philadelphia Union28270239912015130
2014Philadelphia Union34340305128237330
2013Philadelphia Union31310270304225030
2012Philadelphia Union18170147512019120
Career Totals-111109096284164965110
View More