A product of Langley, BC, Simon Colyn joined the first team in April 2018, becoming then the 15th youngest player in league history to sign an MLS contract.
In October 2020, Colyn joined the youth teams of Italian Serie B club SPAL on loan through June 2021. The agreement includes an option to extend the loan for an additional year, as well as an option to purchase.
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
2018: Colyn made his first-team debut in the 2018 MLS season finale against Portland Timbers, coming on for the departing and fellow WFC Academy product Alphonso Davies. At 16 years and 219 days old, Colyn became the second-youngest player to make an MLS appearance for Whitecaps FC, next only to Davies. He is also the third-youngest to make a first-team appearance for the ‘Caps since the club’s inception in 1974.
2019: Colyn scored two goals in eight starts and nine appearances for the WFC Development Squad, joining the team on trips to the United Kingdom and South Korea.
WHITECAPS FC ACADEMY
2018-19: Colyn featured for the WFC Academy U-17 and U-19 sides in the 2018-19 US Soccer Development Academy season, totalling six goals in 10 starts and 11 appearances. 2017-18: He split time between the U-17 and the U-19 sides during the season, recording a combined total of 19 goals in 28 starts and 33 appearances including playoffs.
Colyn was 14 years old when he made his Canadian youth program debut in 2017 at the U-15 identification camp under coach Rob Gale. He scored a goal in four starts and five appearances for Canada in the 2019 Concacaf U-17 Championship.
Colyn developed with Langley United YSA and Surrey United SC before joining Whitecaps FC Academy in 2016.