Player Details

Name

Theo Bair

Height

6' 3"

Weight

212 lbs

Date of Birth

8.27.1999 (22)

Birthplace

Ottawa, ON Canada

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player for the 2019 season on July 17, 2018.

Bair is a big, strong forward who is dominant in the air as evidence of his team-high 3.44 aerials won per 90 minutes in 2020. Hailing from Ottawa, Ontario, Bair originally joined the WFC Residency program in 2015. After three seasons in the Development Academy, Bair was signed to a multi-year MLS Homegrown pre-contract in July 2018 beginning in 2019. He's looking to continue to push for additional minutes in 2021.

INTERNATIONAL: Bair made his debut for the Canadian youth program in a U-18 series in El Salvador in June 2016. At the Festival International Espoirs Provence in France in May 2018, Bair featured in all four fixtures for the national U-21 side, scoring a goal in his lone start versus Japan. At the Concacaf U-20 Championship in November 2018, Bair recorded one goal and two assists in four starts and five appearances, helping Canada to a 3W-2L-0D record.

ACADEMY: In his three seasons of DA league and cup tournament competition, Bair totaled 60 goals in 75 starts and 98 appearances for the WFC Residency U-16, U-18 and U-19 teams. Bair was a member of the U-18 side that finished second in 2016, and then helped the U-16 team to a fourth-place finish in the following year. In 2018, he helped the U-19’s to a fourth-place finish in the Academy Championship.

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