Technically gifted and a composed passer, Joe Corona brings another element to Jurgen Klinsmanns midfield options. the 22-year-old, who joined Club Tijuana's reserve team following one campaign at San Jose State, isn't afraid to go at goal and eith shoot or dish. getting his first tast of action for both youth and senior National Teams in 2012, he also started to blossom in his club career as he helped Club Tijuana capture the 2012 Liga MX Torneo Apetura.
- A dual citizen of the United States and Mexico, he officially became tied to the U.S. team when he played n teh 3-1 win against Guatemala in World Cup qualifying
- Posted a hat trick against Cuba in the first goup match of the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament, and finished the event with four overall
- Played in the final that earned Tijuana promotion into the Mexican top division, then a year later in the game that clinche its first Liga MX Championship
- Had the opening goal in teh 2011 Torneo Clausura playoffs of the Liga Ascenso that helped lift Tijuana into Mexico's top flight