Former Professional Soccer Player.
- 6 years playing experience in Major League Soccer and Liga MX (Mexico’s first division)
- 2016 MLS Cup Champion with Seattle Sounders FC.
- Played one year for DC United.
- Concacaf Champions League Winner with Cruz Azul FC of Liga MX in Mexico.
- Selected to represent the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer’s 2012 All-Star Game at PPL Park.
- Selected #23 overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by the Philadelphia Union… Named MLS Rookie of the year finalist, finishing third in voting
- At UNC: Twice named NSCAA First Team All-American, College Soccer News All American and NSCAA First Team All-Region. Was two-time member of First Team All-ACC and ACC All-Tournament Team. MAC Hermann Semifinalist
- At Cal State Fullerton: Two-time first-team All-Big West midfielder… Claimed the league’s Freshman of the Year Award in 2006 and was a freshman All-America pick by Soccer America, College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer … Also named to the NSCAA/adidas All-Far West second team in 2006-07
- Represented the USA as a starter in the U17 World Cup in Peru (2005)
- Invited to be a part of the US under 17 National Team at the IMG academy in Florida at 15 years old.
- 2002 National Champions with La Jolla Nomads
- Grew up playing soccer in Southern California.
I’ve played with and against World Cup Winners, Andrea Pirlo, David Villa, Kaka, Thierry Henry, Sebastian Giovinco, Kleberson. I’ve also played with and against Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Mesut Ozil, Eden Hazard, Robbie Keane, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Landon Donovan, Chaco Gimenez, and Marco Fabian.