DC United signs goalkeeper Tyler Miller as a free agent

WASHINGTON (November 23, 2022) – DC United has recruited goalkeeper Tyler Miller as a Free Agent. The Black-and-Red have signed Miller to a two-year contract until 2024.

“We are getting a proven MLS goaltender who has seven years of experience in this league,” said Dave Kasper, DC United President of Soccer Operations. “He is a great shot stopper and leader who also has the ability to play with his feet out the back. We are excited to add Tyler to our roster before 2023 and add an important piece to our goalkeeping squad.

Miller joins the Black-and-Red after spending three seasons with Minnesota United. The 6-foot-4-inch goaltender joined the Los Angeles FC Loons on January 6, 2020. He made his debut for Minnesota in a 3-1 win against the Portland Timbers on March 1, 2020. In three seasons, Miller recorded 122 saves and had 12 clean sheets. In 2022, the 29-year-old made three appearances and his last game for Minnesota came on August 31, 2022.

Prior to joining Minnesota, Miller spent two seasons with Los Angeles FC after being traded from the Seattle Sounders on December 12, 2017. The goalkeeper made his debut for the club in their first season on March 4, 2007, earning a clean sheet in the 1-0 win against the Seattle Sounders. In two seasons, Miller recorded 191 saves and earned 29 clean sheets in 64 MLS appearances.

Miller was drafted by the Seattle Sounders as the 33rd overall selection in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft after a distinguished collegiate career with the Northwestern Wildcats in the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). The New Jersey native recorded 218 saves in 73 appearances in four seasons from 2011-2014 for Northwestern. After being called up by Seattle, Miller opted to join SVN Zweibrücken in the German Fourth Division and signed with the club on 10 January 2015. The goalkeeper made 10 appearances for the German side before signing with on 9 July 2015 Seattle Sounders 2. Miller made his MLS debut for the Seattle Sounders on March 12, 2016, recording seven saves in two appearances for the side over two seasons before joining LAFC.

Player: Tyler Miller
Position: Goalkeeper
Birthplace: Woodbury, New Jersey
Country: United States
Date of birth: March 12, 1993
Age: 29
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 194 lbs
Status: Domestic
Transaction: DC United takes over goalkeeper Tyler Miller as a free agent until 2024

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