Player Details


Scott Thomsen


5' 10"


165 lbs

Date of Birth

12.31.1993 (28)


Brick, NJ USA


Career Summary

Waived by Red Bulls on March 7, 2016.

Signed by Red Bulls as Homegrown Player on Dec. 23, 2015.

COLLEGE: Played four years at the University of Virginia from 2012-15 … Limited to five games as a senior in 2015, returning from sports hernia surgery to start both NCAA tournament games … Nominee for Senior CLASS Award … Started 22 of Virginia’s 23 games as Cavaliers won national championship in his junior season in 2014 … Played regular season in midfield before moving to left back for NCAA tournament … Recorded eight assists on the season, including three against Radford on Oct. 21 … Three time ACC All-Academic selection … Played in 17 games and made 10 starts as a sophomore in 2013, scoring twice from free kicks … Made immediate impression with a team-high eight assists in 21 games as a freshman in 2012.

ACADEMY: Joined New York Red Bulls Academy in 2010 … Scored 10 goals in 23 games during 2010-11 US Soccer Development Academy season, helping Red Bulls U-18s reach Finals Week … Scored nine goals in 26 games and helped Red Bulls U-18s reach USSDA playoffs in 2011-12 … Contributed five goals and three assists from left back in helping Red Bulls U-23s to unbeaten NPSL championship in 2014 … Made overlapping run and fired low finish for tying goal in 3-1 win over Chattanooga FC in NPSL championship game at Red Bull Arena … Recorded three goals and three assists in 14 games for Red Bulls U-23s in PDL in 2015, scoring in the Eastern Conference final and the PDL championship match as Red Bulls finished as national runners-up.

PERSONAL: Raised in Brick, New Jersey, and attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey, where he led CBA to unbeaten 21-0 season in 2011, scoring the game-winning goal in the Non-Public Group A state championship game while playing through injury and earning Central Jersey Player of the Year honors … High school teammate of fellow Red Bulls Academy player Chris Thorsheim.

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10