Kyle Reynish

Kyle Patrick Reynish (born November 3, 1983) is a retired American soccer goalkeeper.

Kyle Reynish
Personal information
Full name Kyle Patrick Reynish
Date of birth (1983-11-03) November 3, 1983
Place of birth Valencia, California, United States[1]
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1998–2001 Hart High School
2002–2006 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Bakersfield Brigade 9 (0)
2007–2012 Real Salt Lake 8 (0)
2010Charleston Battery (loan) 3 (0)
2013 New York Cosmos 12 (0)
2014 Chicago Fire 1 (0)
2015–2016 New York Red Bulls 0 (0)
2015New York Red Bulls II (loan) 3 (0)
2016New York Red Bulls II (loan) 5 (0)
2017 Atlanta United 2 (0)
2018 Fresno FC 27 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:18, 16 October 2018 (UTC)

Playing career

Youth and college

Reynish attended Hart High School in Santa Clarita, California where he had a 0.84 career goals against average, as well as setting the school's single-season (14) and career (38) shutout records. He played college soccer for the University of California Santa Barbara from 2002–2006, sitting out between his freshman and sophomore seasons as a redshirt in the 2003 season. He was the starting goalkeeper and played every minute for UCSB in their 2006 season, in which the school won its first NCAA Division 1 National Championship. Reynish was 1st Team All Big West his senior year.


During his college years Reynish also played with Bakersfield Brigade in the USL Premier Development League.

Reynish was selected in the fourth round, 43rd overall, of the 2007 MLS Supplemental Draft by Real Salt Lake on January 18, 2007. Reynish played for RSL in friendlies against the Fiji national football team, the China national football team, and English side Everton, as well as in the MLS Reserve Division, but did not make his senior debut until May 2, 2009, when he came on as a substitute for an injured Nick Rimando in a game against Colorado Rapids,[2] two years and four months after being signed.

During 2010 Reynish was loaned to USL Second Division side Charleston Battery, and played three games for them during their USL2 Championship-winning season.[3] Reynish was released by Salt Lake on December 3, 2012.[4] He entered the 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft and became a free agent after going undrafted in both rounds of the draft. Reynish signed with North American Soccer League side New York Cosmos for the fall season. He helped the club capture the 2013 Fall Championship and Soccer Bowl 2013 titles. He was named the best goalkeeper for the 2013 season, winning the NASL Golden Glove award.[5]

Reynish re-joined Major League Soccer in January 2014 when he signed with Chicago Fire.[6] He made one regular season start for Chicago during the 2014 season.

On January 20, 2015, Reynish was traded to New York Red Bulls for a 2016 MLS SuperDraft pick.[7] Reynish was loaned to affiliate side New York Red Bulls II and made his debut as a starter for the side on April 4, 2015 helping the club to its first victory, a 4–1 result over Toronto FC II.[8]

Reynish was traded by New York to expansion side Atlanta United FC in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft on March 1, 2017.[9]

Reynish signed with USL side Fresno FC on March 12, 2018 for the 2018 season.[10]

Reynish announced his retirement from playing professional soccer at the end of the 2018 USL season.[11]



UC Santa Barbara

New York Cosmos

New York Red Bulls



  1. "Kyle Reynish MLS player profile". Major League Soccer. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
  2. "Colorado Rapids v. Real Salt Lake Box Score". Archived from the original on January 19, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. "Charleston Battery 2010 Statistics". USL Soccer. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  4. "RSL declines contract options on 4 players". Real Salt Lake. December 3, 2012. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  5. "Cosmos Goalkeeper Kyle Reynish Wins 2013 NASL Golden Glove Award". Archived from the original on December 30, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. "RELEASE: Chicago Fire Soccer Club Signs Goalkeeper Kyle Reynish". Chicago Fire. January 10, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  7. "Reynish traded to New York Red Bulls". Chicago Fire. January 20, 2015. Retrieved January 20, 2015.
  8. "Red Bulls II Earn First Victory, Down TFCII". Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
  9. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 2, 2017. Retrieved March 2, 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. Wiebe, Jordan (March 12, 2018). "Foxes announce Three Additions including Ex-Atlanta United goalkeeper Kyle Reynish". Retrieved October 26, 2018.
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