Player Details


James Pantemis


James Pan-te-miss


6' 1"


170 lbs

Date of Birth

2.21.1997 (27)


Montreal, QC, Canada



Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24

Player Category

Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Signed on January 5, 2024 to a two year contract, running through 2025 with a club option in 2026.

2024: Earned a start against the Columbus Crew on April 20, securing a 2-2 road draw... Entered the match against LAFC on April 13 as a second half substitute, earning a 2-2 draw... Started against Philadelphia on March 23... Started in his first appearance for the Timbers, helping the team to a 4-1 win in the club’s home opener.

CAREER: Pantemis joins Portland after spending six seasons with Eastern Conference side CF Montréal. Pantemis logged seven clean sheets in 34 regular-season appearances (34 starts) for Montréal. The Montréal, Quebec native registered 18 appearances in the 2021 season and 11 appearances in 2022, helping Montréal claim the Eastern Conference’s second seed of the 2022 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs.

INTERNATIONAL: In 2022, Pantemis was named to the Canadian Men’s National Team roster for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The goalkeeper was first named to the Canadian senior national team in September of 2017, making the bench for Canada’s 2-0 win over Jamaica in a friendly match. Pantemis has been a part of Canada’s youth squads, recording eight appearances for the U-20 and U-23 teams.