USSF B License
Bolton Wanderers, Seattle Sounders
Hoggy is the inspiration behind Tynecastle FC. His passion to take all the years of playing professionally, training, and coaching and put his energy into one club. Tynecastle FC, Edinburgh Scotland, is where Hoggy began his youth soccer career. His roots in soccer began with influences from his grandfather Matthew Hoggan; where in the 1920′s and 30′s he played on the Scottish National team, professionally with Raith Rovers, and concluded his career with New Brighton.
Born David Matthew Hoggan, in honor of his grandfather, Hoggy began playing soccer at the advanced age of six on a U10 team. As a youth player from U11 thru U16, Hoggy played in the Scottish final six times, winning four titles. He was a member of Scotland International teams at U21 and U23. Played in the LE Havre French International Tournament where they defeated Benfica Portugal for the title. Played Scotland vs England At Old Trafford, May 4th 1981.
Hoggy’s professional career began with the Bolton Wanderers, England. His Bolton debut: 12th April 1980 versus Bristol City, Division one. Played six years as a regular with Bolton Wanderers, playing in 93 matches. 9 seasons in the MISL with several teams, collected 336 Points, and 5 Seasons with Seattle Sounders. A two time A-League Championship 1995-96 with Seattle Sounders. For Hoggy’s complete playing profile click here.
2001 an assistant coach with the Seattle Sounders.
As a youth coach, Hoggy has been in 6 WYS Championships winning 3 titles, US Club Regional Championship U17, 2010, Surf Cup Champion, two Surf Cup (Super Group U19) Finalists, Dallas Cup 2008, ODP WA All Star team U18/19 for Germany Tour 2007. In Rieneck Germany 2007 his team had four wins two ties and one loss against Eintracht Frankfurt, Nuremburg FC, Borussia Monchengladbach, Bratislava Prague and OFC Kickers.
Hoggy serves Tynecastle as club manager. Famous for his nicknames and knowing every player in the club.