Option declined following 2017 season.
Cortes is a former member of the FC Dallas Academy who joins the club as their third goalkeeper.
COLLEGE: A 2011 graduate of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas, Cortes played four seasons at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis from 2012 to 2015. He appeared in 61 matches for the Jaguars, making a total of 354 saves.
ACADEMY: Cortes, 24, played three seasons with the FC Dallas Academy from 2009 to 2011, appearing in two Dallas Cups and three U.S. Soccer Development Academy Finals. He was the starting goalkeeper in the Under-18 Academy’s first U.S.S.D.A. Championship in 2012, paying alongside current FC Dallas players Aaron Guillen and Kellyn Acosta.
OUTSIDE MLS: Cortes was signed by USL side, St. Louis Football Club in 2016 but did not make an appearance. He was with North American Soccer League club, Indy Eleven during its 2017 preseason.