Player Details


Kip Colvey


5' 10"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

3.15.1994 (29)


Lihue, Hawaii New Zealand


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary


How he joined the club: Selected by Earthquakes in the third round (49th overall) of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft and signed on March 4, 2016.


2017 (San Jose Earthquakes):  Spent majority of 2017 on loan with Quakes USL affiliate Reno 1868 FC …  U.S. Open Cup: Called up to Quakes to play full 90 minutes against Seattle Sounders FC in 2-1 victory at Avaya Stadium on June 28 in the Round of 16.

2017 (Reno 1868 FC): Played and started 10 games accumulating 856 minutes of playing time … USL Playoffs: Did not feature in loss against OKC Energy FC on Oct. 21 in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.


2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Appeared in four matches making three starts during his rookie season … Assisted Chris Wondolowski’s goal against the Portland Timbers March. 13, helping the Quakes secure the 2-1 victory. U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in 2-0 loss to Portland Timbers at Providence Park on June 14.


International Experience: Represented New Zealand at the U-17s, U-23s and senior team levels … Helped the Kiwis reach the Round of 16 at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup … Appeared for the U-23s at the 2015 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Papua New Guinea ... Earned his first New Zealand senior team call-up on May 11, 2016 for three Oceania Football Confederation Nations Cup games … Played full 90 minutes in 1-1 friendly draw against the United States on Oct. 11, 2016…. Featured in four of six 2018 World Cup qualification matches against Fiji, Solomon Islands and Peru in 2017, eventually reaching the playoffs and being eliminated against Peru (2-0 L) on Nov. 16 … Appeared in all of New Zealand’s international friendlies (Northern Ireland (1-0 L), Belarus (1-0 L) and Japan (2-1 L)) … Played 83 minutes in group stage match of Confederations Cup 2017 against Russia (2-0 L) on June 17, 2017.


College (Cal Poly): Four-year starter who appeared in 74 matches (72 starts), tallying four goals and nine assists … Was named to All-Big West First Team in 2015 after leading a defense that allowed 0.98 goals per game, second lowest in the conference … Named to All-Big West second team in 2014 with his four assists ranked the third highest total by a conference player … Scored first collegiate goal as a sophomore in 2013 in the Big West Conference Tournament quarterfinal … Named to Big West All-Academic Team as a sophomore.


High School/Club: Two-year scholarship member at the prestigious Asia Pacific Football Academy … Captain of APFA side that toured the United Kingdom in 2010 … Spent time in February 2010 training with Los Angeles Galaxy Academy squad … Also competed for representative county side Canterbury since U-13 level … In athletics, captured regional sprinting and cross country championships.


Personal: Son of Kip and Sue Colvey … Has one sister, Kendall … Majored in kinesiology.