Kris Tyrpak – Wikipedia

American soccer player

Kristopher Evan Tyrpak (born March 19, 1992) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a forward.

Early career[edit]

Raised in Dripping Springs, Texas, Tyrpak started his youth career with the Austin Capitals Soccer Club and Lonestar Soccer Club. He also played for Dripping Springs High School for four years, where he received several concussions. As a result, he now wears a head guard during matches.[1] He went on to attend Houston Baptist University where he played college soccer for the Houston Baptist Huskies from 2010 to 2013.[2] He also played for the Austin Aztex of the USL PDL from 2012 to 2013.[2] After the 2013 season Tyrpak was named as the USL PDL MVP after scoring nine goals in 14 games while also recording one assist as the Aztex won the USL PDL title.[2]

Chivas USA[edit]

On January 16, 2014 Tyrpak was drafted 40th overall in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft by Chivas USA.[2] He then made his professional debut in Major League Soccer on March 16, 2014 against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in which he came on in the 87th minute for Erick Torres as Chivas USA drew 1–1.[3] On October 11, 2014 Tyrpak scored his first Major League Soccer goal against the Colorado Rapids, in which he dribbled around several players before entering the penalty box and scoring.

San Jose Earthquakes / Back to Aztex[edit]

After the folding of Chivas USA in November 2014, Tyrpak was selected in the 2014 MLS Dispersal Draft by San Jose Earthquakes.[4] However, he was waived by San Jose on February 26, 2015 during their pre-season.[5] He re-signed with the Aztex, now playing in the USL, on March 11, 2015.[6]

Swope Park Rangers[edit]

On December 16, 2015, Tyrpak signed for newly formed USL club Swope Park Rangers. Tyrpak scored his first goal for the Swope Park Rangers on April 27 in a game against Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2. Tyrpak helped the team advance to the USL Western Conference Championship.

San Antonio FC[edit]

San Antonio FC announced the signing of Tyrpak for the 2017 USL season on December 6, 2016.[7]

Miami FC 2[edit]

Tyrpak helped Miami FC advance to the finals and win the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) National Championship.

Nashville SC[edit]

On August 8, 2018, Tyrpak signed with USL side Nashville SC.[8] On November 14, 2018, Nashville announced that they had not re-signed Tyrpak for the 2019 season.[9]

Austin Bold[edit]

On November 14, 2018, it was announced that Tyrpak would join Austin Bold FC ahead of their inaugural 2019 season.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of January 18, 2018[11]


  1. ^ “Kicking It with the Aztex: Kris Tyrpak”. Austinist. Retrieved March 16, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d “2014 MLS Draft: Chivas USA select forward Kris Tyrpak with the 40th overall pick”. The Goat Parade. January 21, 2014. Retrieved March 16, 2014.
  3. ^ “Chivas USA 1-1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC”. Major League Soccer. Retrieved March 16, 2014.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ “Goalkeeper Dan Kennedy selected first as MLS holds Chivas USA Dispersal Draft”. Major League Soccer. November 19, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  5. ^ “Earthquakes sign Portuguese defender Paulo Renato”. San Jose Earthquakes. February 26, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  6. ^ “Aztex Sign Former MLS Forward Kris Tyrpak”. Austin Aztex. March 11, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  7. ^ Communications, San Antonio FC (December 6, 2016). “SAN ANTONIO FC SIGNS MIDFIELDER KRIS TYRPAK”.
  8. ^ Staff (August 8, 2018). “Tyrpak Links Up with Nashville SC”.
  9. ^ “Archived copy”. Archived from the original on November 15, 2018. Retrieved November 14, 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ “Bold FC Brings Austin Native Tyrpak Aboard”. November 14, 2018.
  11. ^ Kris Tyrpak at Soccerway

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