Biography of retired USMNT player Alan Mayer who spent his club career outdoors in the NASL and indoors in the MISL.
Caps: 6 | Shutouts: 2
A collegiate star in the early ’70’s, Alan Mayer ended up as well known for his time indoors with the San Diego Sockers and Kansas City Comets. He was part of the Kansas City Wizards coaching staff in the late 1990’s, and currently works in insurance in Kansas City.
A two time All-American as a sophomore and junior at James Madison University, the school’s first male All-American. Also played tennis. Named to the school’s Hall of Fame in 1988.
Made his final appearance against China on Oct. 16th.
Won his first cap and got his first shutout against Haiti on Nov. 12th.
Ended indoor career when Kansas City ceased operations.
MISL All-Star with Kansas City.
Won the Major Indoor Soccer League title with the San Diego Sockers and was named league Most Valuable Player.
Retired from outdoor soccer when the California Surf folded at the end of the season.
Traded to the California Surf.
The team returned to San Diego as the Sockers, with Mayer winning the American Player of the Year award.
After one season as the San Diego Jaws, the relocated Baltimore Comets moved again, this time to Las Vegas.
Moved with the relocated Baltimore franchise to San Diego.
Drafted by the NASL's Baltimore Comets.