Date of Birth: 09/21/1989
Previous Club/College: Bonnyrigg White Eagles
The 2019 season is Kotaro Higashi's third with the Charleston Battery. Higashi played in 27 matches, starting 25 of them, in 2018.
Higashi made the 2017 Battery roster after a successful showing at the team's open tryouts. Higashi paid his own way to come to Charleston for the trials from his native Japan and earned his way onto Charleston's Carolina Challenge Cup roster.
Prior to joining the Battery Higashi played for Bonnyrigg White Eagles of the National Premier Leagues NSW in Sydney Australia.