Tottenham born midfielder of Turkish origin, Coskun Ekim attended Park View Academy where he was a 800m champion runner and he played for local club Broadwater Farm before joining Spurs as a junior. Played 17 games with one goal in his first scholarship season with the club, featuring in one reserve match that season too.
Coskun trialled at Norwich City in 2009, playing for their Under-18 side, but was not taken on and towards the end of the 2009-2010 season, he was playing in the Southend United youth and reserves sides, before he was released by Spurs in the summer of 2010.
In January 2011, Ekim signed for Turkish side Trabzonspor on a three and a half year deal, but went out on loan straight away to Second Division 1461 Trabzon.
In July 2011, his contract was terminated by mutual consent.