Biography of USMNT soccer player Will Bruin who plays his club soccer for Austin FC in MLS.
Will Bruin made his debut for the USMNT in 2013, two years after joining the Houston Dynamo. Bruin was the Houston Dynamo’s 11th overall pick in 2011, signing out of Indiana University. An established regular in his rookie season, Bruin moved to the Seattle Sounders in 2017. In 2023, he joined Austin FC. Bruin was called into the USMNT January camp in 2013, winning his first cap against Canada on Jan 29.
Part of the January USMNT camp, Bruin debuted against Canada on Jan 29 as a 74th minute substitute. Won his second cap against Guatemala on Jul 5 subbing on in the 73rd minute.
Played in 19 games for Austin, scoring three goals. Austin finished in 12th-place in the West.
Won the Concacaf Champions League with Seattle, finishing 11th in the West with 24 appearances.
Finished 2nd in the West, exiting the playoffs in the opening round.
Advanced to MLS Cup after a 2nd-place finish in the Western Conference.
Won MLS Cup with Seattle, playing in 9 regular season games and finishing 2nd in the West.
29 games with the Sounders scoring 7 goals. Another 2nd-place finish advancing to the conference semifinals.
Joined the Seattle Sounders playing in 31 games and scoring 11 goals. Finished 2nd in the West and advanced to MLS Cup.
Scored four goals in 31 starts with the Dynamo.
Upped his goal total to 11 in 24 games for Houston, now in the Western Conference.
Played in 27 games for the Dynamo, scoring 10 goals.
Scored 8 goals in 31 games with Houston finishing 4th in the Eastern Conference.
Played in 32 games and scored 12 goals with Houston. MLS Cup runners-up.
Selected 11th overall at the SuperDraft by the Houston Dynamo. Played in 25 games and scored 5 goals in his rookie season. Made the MLS Cup.
Youth and College
Big Ten Freshman of the Year at Indiana University in 2008. Left Indiana in 2011 to sign with MLS. Attended De Smet Jesuit High School.