Morad playing for Louisville City in 2017
|Date of birth||August 21, 1992|
|Place of birth||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|Tampa Bay Rowdies|
|2004–2010||Arsenal FC (California)|
|2010||San Antonio College Mounties|
|2011–2013||UC Irvine Anteaters||61||(3)|
|2013||OC Blues Strikers||5||(0)|
|2014||Oklahoma City Energy||13||(0)|
|2018–||Tampa Bay Rowdies||46||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 24, 2019|
Tarek was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Chino Hills, CA to Egyptian parents and has two older brothers. He attended Chino Hills High School where he would twice win the Sierra League and be named the Sierra League MVP as a Junior.
College and Youth
Morad was to originally play college soccer at UC Riverside as a Midfielder but his scholarship offer was rescinded. Instead he enrolled at Mt. San Antonio College in 2010. While at Mt. San Antonio he led the Mounties to the South Coast Conference Title as well the California Junior College State Championship. He was also named to the All-Conference team.
In 2011 Morad would transfer to UC Irvine where he would be converted to a Defender. He would play in 61 matches and score three goals during his time there. During his Senior year UC Irvine would win the Big West Conference Title and would make it to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament; a school record.
In 2013 Morad also play with the Chivas USA U23 team. Chivas would finish the year unbeaten on their way to the Coast Soccer League Championship where Morad would score the final goal of Championship match.
OKC Energy FC
Morad would go undrafted in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft and after a trial with Seattle Sounders FC would sign with United Soccer League expansion side OKC Energy FC on February 27. He would appear in 13 of Oklahoma's 28 regular season matches without scoring a goal.
Louisville City FC
On February 19 Morad would sign with another USL expansion team; Louisville City FC. He would make his debut on March 28 against Saint Louis and appear in 26 of Louisville's 28 regular season matches; scoring 2 goals. He'd also play in two of Louisville's three US Open Cup matches and both of their USL Cup matches.
Morad would play in 20 of Louisville's 30 regular season matches and make his season debut on April 2 against Orlando City B. He scored his lone goal on June 21 against Toronto and would also contribute 2 assists. He played in one of Louisville's US Open Cup matches as well as all three of Louisville's USL Cup matches.
Morad would play in 26 of Louisville's 32 regular season matches and make his season debut on March 25 against Saint Louis. He also played in both of Louisville's US Open Cup matches as well as all four of Louisville's USL Cup matches. He scored his lone goal of the regular season in the final match against Richmond off the rebounded his own missed penalty kick. This goal made him the 17th and final outfield player to score for Louisville during the season; the entire outfield roster. He would also score a brace in the first half of Louisville's opening USL Cup match against Bethlehem. Morad and Louisville would go on to win the USL Cup Final against Swope Park.
Tampa Bay Rowdies
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