Terry Boss

Terry Boss
Terry Boss
Terry Boss
Real Name: Terry Boss
HT: 6' 3" WT: 205
Age: 34 (09/01/1981)
Birthplace: Philomath, OR
Hometown: Philomath, OR

  • Earned two shutouts in four all competitions starts in 2010
  • Named USL-2 Goalkeeper of the Year in 2008
  • Coach Sigi Schmid: “Terry’s got good size, good range, and he works very hard. ”

MLS Experience

2010: Started four of five appearances in all competitions, earning two shutouts. Made first competitive start for Seattle in a shutout win vs. LA (7/7) in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal. Made MLS debut at FC Dallas (4/22), playing the final 45 minutes.

2009: Signed midseason with Seattle and did not see action in 2009. Played final 45 minutes of friendlies vs. Chelsea FC (7/18) and FC Barcelona (8/5). Dressed for 14 of final 15 games and both playoff matches.

2008: Signed with New York on 9/15. Played in three reserve matches before sustaining a torn posterior cruciate ligament. Waived on May 27, 2009.

Other Professional Experience
After joining New York on September 15, Boss appeared in four reserve games, starting in three, and posted a 0.40 goals against average with a 1-1-1 record. Underwent season-ending surgery on Nov. 20 to repair a torn PCL in his left knee. Before joining the Red Bulls, played in 16 games for Charlotte, earning USL-2 Goalkeeper of the Year honors while helping lead the Eagles to the USL-2 regular season championship and the USL-2 championship match. Ranked second in the league with a 0.691 GAA, while leading the league in wins (11) and shutouts (9).

2007: Played in three games, posting a 1-1-1 record for Charlotte.

2006: Made two appearances for the Puerto Rico Islanders of the USL First Division, playing a total of 98 minutes and making two saves.

2005: Made two appearances for the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Second Division.

International Experience

Has been capped three times by the Puerto Rico National Team. Made international debut on March 26, 2008, earning a clean sheet win over Dominican Republic in a World Cup qualifier. Played in goal in both legs of aggregate series with Honduras (June 4 and June 14, 2008).


Two year letter winner at Tulsa (2003-04). Started all seven games played as a senior with four wins, two shutouts and a GAA of 0.98. Had 35 saves while allowing 7 goals. Named All-MVC Second Team. Started all 13 games played as a junior with nine wins and four shutouts, logging 1,204 minutes and collecting 57 saves against 16 goals for GAA of 1.20. Was named to the NSCAA/adidas All-South Region first team and CoSIDA All-Academic District VI. Played one game in 2002 as a redshirt sophomore. Played a total of 30 minutes over two games as a true freshman in 2000.

Club/High School

Three-year letter winner at Philomath High School. First team all-state and all-conference selection as a senior. Led club team, the Corvallis United, to the Celtic Cup and Oregon State Cup titles.


Son of Bob and Teresa Boss. Younger brother is Kevin. Finance major.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
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