- Date of Birth:
- May 7, 1990
- 5' 7"
Sydney Leroux (born Sydney Rae Leroux Dwyer on May 7, 1990, in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian-American professional soccer player. The daughter of a Canadian mother and an American father, Sydney grew up in Canada after her parents split before she was born. She began playing baseball as a young girl, switching over to Soccer when she attended Johnston Heights Secondary School in Surrey. She played club soccer with Coquitlam City Wild, helping the team to the Provincial Cup Championships in 2003-2005. She also won a championship with the British Columbia soccer team at the Canada Games in 2005. Sydney enrolled at UCLA, playing for the Bruins from 2008-2011. She achieved success during her college career, even tying the school’s record for most goals scored in a single match. She led the team in scoring for three straight seasons. The Women’s Professional Soccer team Atlanta Beat picked Sydney in the first round of the 2012 Draft, but the league folded before she could play. She joined the Seattle Sounders women team in the W-League shortly after, appearing twice before prepping for the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2013, she joined the Boston Breakers for the initial season of the NWSL. Sydney was traded to the Seattle Reign in 2013. The team went on a 16-game winning streak that year, ultimately winning the NWSL Shield. Sydney won the Women’s World Cup, along with Team USA, in 2015.
Best Known For:
Sydney Leroux is best known as a professional soccer player.
Sydney’s father is former professional baseball player, Ray Chadwick. Due to Sydney’s parents’ dual citizenship, she’s eligible to play for either Canada or America in the World Cup. She has a twitter account for her chihuahua, Boss Leroux. She married British-born Major League Soccer player Dom Dwyer in a private ceremony in January 2015.