|Intro||American soccer player|
|Is||Athlete, Football player, Association football player|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||6 March 1956, Trenton|
James “Jim” McKeown is a retired American soccer defender who played in the North American Soccer League. McKeown graduated from Steinert High School where he was part of two Group IV championship soccer teams. He was inducted into the Steinart Hall of Fame in 2008.
He then attended Rider University, playing on the men’s soccer team from 1974 to 1977. He was inducted into the Rider University Athletics Hall of Fame in June 2016. The Tulsa Roughnecks selected him in the first round (13th overall) in the 1979 North American Soccer League draft. He spent one season with Tulsa before moving to the Philadelphia Fury for the 1979 season.
In January 1981, McKeown became a sales representative for Honeywell. Over the years, he held a variety of management positions in various companies. In August 2004, he became the President of Schlegel Electronic Materials. In August 2008, he became the Vice President of Elliot Equipment Company.