Michael Nelson


MLS goalkeeper since 2018. Graduate of Southern Methodist University. Grew up in the Houston area, and have been fortunate enough to live out my dream in front of friends and family.

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Player Q & A

How do you motivate others?

Leading by example, openness and accountability, encouragement.

Who was your mentor?

Growing up I had a youth coach named Bryan Haynes who really grew my passion for the game and sparked a fire in me to be the best I could be.

What's one thing every athlete should do before a game?

Positive visualization, always try to start the game with a clear mind.

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