Jeff Rogers is a retired American soccer player. He began his professional career in the Major Indoor Soccer League before playing in the American Indoor Soccer League and its successor, the National Professional Soccer League, as well as the American Professional Soccer League and USISL.
In 1983, Rogers attended San Diego State University, playing one season for the Aztecs. On October 16, 1985, the Dallas Sidekicks of the Major Indoor Soccer League signed Rogers after spotting he impressed while playing with an amateur team in an exhibition game against the Sidekicks. The Sidekicks released him on October 23, 1986. Rogers moved to the Milwaukee Wave of the American Indoor Soccer Association for one season. On December 21, 1989, Rogers signed with the Atlanta Attack. In 1990, Rogers turned to outdoor soccer when he joined the Arizona Condors of the American Professional Soccer League. He was named to the All League Second Team. In 1991, he played for the Salt Lake Sting. In 1992 and 1993, he played for the Colorado Foxes. During the 1992-1993 indoor season, Rogers had his best statistical season, scoring forty-three goals in forty games for the Denver Thunder. In 1994, he was a player-assistant coach with the Arizona Sandsharks of the Continental Indoor Soccer League. In 1995, Rogers played for the Albany Alleycats in the USISL. In either 1993 or 1994, Rogers returned to the Attack, now playing in Kansas City. In June 1995, the Tampa Bay Terror selected Rogers in the NPSL Expansion Draft, then traded him to the Baltimore Spirit for Jon Parry. In October 1995, the Spirit sold Rogers' contract to the Attack. In May 1996, Rogers and Lee Tschantret argued with officials during game six of the NPSL finals. This led to Rogers' receiving a three-game suspension.
Text from this biography licensed under creative commons license