U.S. Soccer
Tommy Thompson
U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team

Tommy Thompson

Forward Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    5-7 / 155

  • Hometown

    Loomis, Calif.

  • Club

    San Jose Earthquakes

Soccer:

  • Made his debut with the U-20s on July 16, 2014, scoring a goal during the USA’s 4-0 win against Bermuda in Carson, California.
  • Played for his father’s Cal Blues club teams.
  • Played with the Development Academy’s Sacramento-based California Development Academy in 2011-12, scoring four goals in six games. In 2013, Thompson trained with the San Jose Earthquakes Academy and would feature with the Earthquakes’ MLS Reserves five times that year, posting four assists.
  • Played one season at Indiana University in 2013, starting in 13 of 16 games and tying for the team lead with five goals. He was the Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year, second-team All-Big Ten and a unanimous selection to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team as the Hoosiers earned the Big Ten Tournament title that year.
  • Signed a homegrown contract with the San Jose Earthquakes on January 23, 2014, making his debut on June 7 against Toronto FC.
  • Loaned to USL PRO’s Sacramento Republic FC, starting in six of nine games played before returning to the Earthquakes for the remainder of their MLS regular season.
  • Appeared in 17 first-team matches for San Jose over the past year, making eight starts.

Misc:

  • Son of Nelle and Gregg. His siblings are Tanner, Tyler, and Tatum.
  • His father played for the USMNT at the 1984 Olympics as well as in World Cup Qualifiers ahead of the 1990 World Cup. He was also co-captain of Indiana’s 1982 NCAA Cup winning team, scoring both goals in the 2-1, eight overtime win over Duke. Played professionally for seven years in Tampa and Minnesota.
  • Tommy attended Granite Bay High School, where he was an above 4.0 student in Advanced Placement classes. He finished High School a year early and enrolled at Indiana along with his brother, Tyler.
  • Tyler plays at Indiana and Tanner plays soccer at Stanford.
  • Tommy taught himself to play piano and guitar.

Under-20s: Thompson had a memorable debut with the U-20 MNT, scoring a goal during the USA’s 4-0 win against Bermuda on July 16 at the 2014 National Training Center Invitational in Carson, California. Thompson also scored the winning goal during the USA’s 2-1 victory against Honduras on Dec. 18. For 2014, Thompson started in six of seven games played with two goals in 508 minutes.

Signed a homegrown contract with Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes in January of 2014, making his debut on June 7 against Toronto FC. Thompson went on to start in eight of 13 games, logging 690 minutes. Thompson was loaned to USL PRO’s Sacramento Republic FC, starting in six of nine games played before returning to the Earthquakes for the remainder of their MLS regular season.

Thompson played during the Development Academy’s 2011-12 season with Sacramento-based California Development Academy, scoring four goals in six games. In 2013, Thompson trained with the San Jose Earthquakes Academy and would feature with the Earthquakes’ MLS Reserves five times that year, posting four assists.

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