|Hometown:||Santa Barbara, Calif.|
|High School:||San Marcos HS|
2002: Redshirted his first season with the Gauchos.
Attended San Marcos High School...Was First Team All-Santa Barbara County and All-CIF selection at forward...Named Channel League MVP as a senior...Helped lead the Royals to a Channel League title and CIF Semifinals appearance...Also ran track at San Marcos.
Played club ball for SoCal United with UCSB teammate Kyle Reynish, winners of the West Coast Premier League, Nomads Tournament and Surf Cup...Played on the California State ODP team.
Jonathan Claydon was born January 14, 1984 in Santa Barbara, CA...Is a Business Economics major at UCSB...Fan of the soccer team Valencia and cyclist Lance Armstrong...Favorite movie is "Boondock Saints"...Enjoys reading "Maxim" magazine...Likes to watch the TV show "Family Guy"...When not playing soccer he is probably playing guitar...His favorite stadium to play in is UCSB's Harder Stadium...Has a younger sister, Taryn, and a younger brother, Conner...Son of Peter and Melissa Claydon.
What does being a member of the UCSB men's soccer team mean to you?
"It means every member of our team must be 100% committed to the program. Everyone must know their role and do whatever they can to help the team win."