Tyler Miller (soccer)

Tyler Austin Miller (born March 12, 1993) is an American professional soccer player who plays for Los Angeles FC in Major League Soccer.

Tyler Miller
Tyler Miller representing the United States on June 9, 2019.
Personal information
Full name Tyler Austin Miller[1]
Date of birth (1993-03-12) March 12, 1993
Place of birth Woodbury, New Jersey, United States
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Los Angeles FC
Number 1
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Northwestern Wildcats 77 (0)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Ocean City Nor'easters 3 (0)
2013–2014 Chicago Fire U-23 8 (0)
2015 SVN Zweibrücken 10 (0)
2015 Seattle Sounders FC 2 1 (0)
2016–2017 Seattle Sounders FC 2 (0)
2016–2017Seattle Sounders FC 2 (loan) 33 (0)
2018– Los Angeles FC 62 (0)
National team
2015 United States U23 2 (0)
2019– United States 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 31, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 13, 2015

Miller grew up in Woodbury, New Jersey and attended Bishop Eustace Preparatory School.[2]

Career

College and amateur

Miller spent his entire college career at Northwestern University. He made a total of 77 appearances for the Wildcats and finished with a school record 36 shutouts.

He also played in the Premier Development League for Ocean City Nor'easters and Chicago Fire U-23.[3][4][5]

Professional

On January 15, 2015, Miller was drafted in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by Seattle Sounders FC.[6] Four days later however, Miller opted to sign with German Regionalliga side SVN Zweibrücken where he made 10 appearances.[7] On July 9, 2015, Miller signed with USL club Seattle Sounders FC 2.[8] He made his debut three days later in a 4–0 victory over Arizona United SC.[9]

Los Angeles FC

On December 12, 2017, Miller was selected by Los Angeles FC with the first selection in the 2017 MLS Expansion Draft. On March 4, 2018, Miller debuted in a match against his former team, the Seattle Sounders. Going on to win 1-0, Miller made 4 saves to keep a clean sheet.

International

Miller has represented the United States at the Under-23 level.

Honors

Seattle Sounders FC

Los Angeles FC

References

  1. "40-Player National Team Roster: 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup: United States" (PDF). CONCACAF. p. 16. Retrieved May 21, 2019 via Bernews.
  2. Staff. "South Jersey native Tyler Miller selected to USMNT's training camp in January", Courier Post, December 20, 2018. Accessed July 1, 2019. "Tyler Miller, a Woodbury native and Bishop Eustace Prep graduate, was selected to attend the U.S. Men’s National Team’s training camp in January."
  3. "2012 Ocean City Nor'easters stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Archived from the original on July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  4. "2013 Chicago Fire U-23 stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Archived from the original on December 13, 2013. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  5. "2014 Chicago Fire U-23 stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Archived from the original on July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  6. "Sounders FC Selects Cristian Roldan in First Round of 2015 MLS SuperDraft". SoundersFC.com. Sounders FC Public Relations. January 15, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  7. Liljenwall, Ari (January 19, 2015). "Report: Seattle Sounders draft pick Tyler Miller opts for contract in Germany". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  8. "Sounders FC 2 signs goalkeeper Tyler Miller". SoundersFC.com. Sounders FC Communications. July 9, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  9. "Sounders FC 2 earns sixth shutout with 4-0 victory over Arizona United SC". SoundersFC.com. Sounders FC Communications. July 12, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
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