Player Details


Wil Trapp


5' 8"


150 lbs

Date of Birth

1.15.1993 (30)


Columbus, USA



Position Detail

Defensive Midfielder

Preferred Side


Roster Category

Career Summary

Minnesota United signed midfielder Wil Trapp as a free agent in January of 2021 following his lone season with Inter Miami CF. The deep-lying midfielder has provided leadership for the Loons since joining the club, co-captaining the club for the last two seasons. The Ohio native has 61 game appearances with MNUFC, with one goal and three assists. 

Prior to joining Miami in 2020, Trapp spent his professional career with the Columbus Crew. The U.S. Men's National Team player was named an MLS All-Star in 2016, reached the 2015 MLS Cup final and was named the 2013 U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year. Trapp represented Columbus Crew SC for seven seasons. He made his professional debut for the club in 2013 at 20 years old. In total, Trapp made 204 appearances for the team, registering two goals and 13 assists. In seven seasons with Columbus, he helped guide the team to the playoffs four times.

Trapp, his wife Beth and their two sons, Theo and Charlie, split their offseason between Minnesota and their home in Columbus. Both Trapp boys enjoy taking the field post-game at Allianz Field alongside fellow Loons children. 

INTERNATIONAL: Trapp has made 18 appearances for the team since January 2018, appearing in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup and international friendlies. He originally made his debut for the senior team in 2015, appearing in a friendly against Chile. His second international appearance came a year later in an international friendly against Canada. 

At the youth level, Trapp represented the U.S. U18, U20 and U23 teams. Notably, he appeared in both the 2013 Concacaf U-20 Championship and the 2013 U-20 FIFA World Cup. The team finished as runners-up in the 2013 Concacaf U20 Championship as Trapp played all 120 minutes of the final.