Houston Dynamo 2017 Roster

This roster composition page reflects players that the league has received ALL paperwork for (ITC, Visas, federation registration, etc.) in order to be officially added to a team’s 2017 roster and be made available for MLS game selection as of September 19, 2017.

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Alexander, Eric6MSeniorSR  
Anibaba, Jalil2DSeniorSR  
Beasley, DaMarcus7DSeniorSR  
Boniek Garcia, Oscar27MSeniorSR  
Brown, Calle24GKSeniorSR  
Cabezas, Juan David5MSeniorSRINTL 
Clark, Ricardo13MSeniorSR  
da Silva, Leonardo22DSeniorSR  
DeLaGarza, AJ20DSeniorSR  
Deric, Tyler1GKSupplementalSUPHG 
Elis, Alberth17FSeniorSRYoung DPYDP, INTL 
Escalante, Jose23MReserveRESINTL 
Garcia, Kevin16DSupplementalSUP  
Holland, Joseph8MReserveRES, On loanOLINTLOn loanOL
Hunter, Taylor26DReserveRES  
Machado, Adolfo3DSeniorSRINTL 
Malki, George21DSupplementalSUP  
Manotas, Mauro19FSeniorSR  
Martínez, Tomás MSeniorSRYoung DPYDP, INTL 
Quioto, Romell12FSeniorSRINTL 
Remick, Dylan15DSupplementalSUP  
Rodriguez, Jose18MReserveRESHG 
Sanchez, Vicente10FSeniorSR  
Senderos, Philippe4DSeniorSRINTL 
Torres, Erick9FSeniorSRDP 
Ward, Charlie MReserveRESINTL 
Wenger, Andrew11MSeniorSR  
Willis, Joe31GKSeniorSR  
29 of 30 spots filled
Players that do not count against the 30-man active roster
Lucatero, Christian29MOn loanOLLoaned to: USLOL: USL 

"R.S." = Roster Status, "CAT" = Player Category

"SR" = Senior Roster, "SUP" = Supplmental Roster, "RES" = Supplmental Roster, "OL" = On loan, "DP" = Designated Player, "YDP" = Young Designated Player", "INTL" = International Player, "HG" = Homegrown Player, "GA" = Generation adidas, "GA-C" = Generation adidas Canada, "SL" = "Disabled List", "SEI" = "Season-Ending Injury", "SPND" = "Suspended"

Roster Composition

Senior Roster (Spots 1-20)
2Alexander, Eric
3Anibaba, Jalil
4Beasley, DaMarcus
5Boniek Garcia, Oscar
6Brown, Calle
7Cabezas, Juan DavidINTL
8Clark, Ricardo
9da Silva, Leonardo
10DeLaGarza, AJ
11Elis, AlberthYoung DPYDP, INTL
12Machado, AdolfoINTL
13Manotas, Mauro
14Martínez, TomásYoung DPYDP, INTL
15Quioto, RomellINTL
16Sanchez, Vicente
17Senderos, PhilippeINTL
18Torres, ErickDP
19Wenger, Andrew
20Willis, Joe
Supplemental Roster (Spots 21-24)
21Deric, TylerHG
22Garcia, Kevin
23Malki, George
24Remick, Dylan
Reserve Roster (Spots 25-30)
25Escalante, JoseINTL
26Holland, JosephINTL
27Hunter, Taylor
28Ward, CharlieINTL
29Rodriguez, JoseHG
Designated Players
1Elis, AlberthINTL
2Martínez, TomásINTL
3Torres, Erick
International slots
1Cabezas, Juan David
2Elis, Alberth
3Escalante, Jose
4Machado, Adolfo
5Martínez, Tomás
6Quioto, Romell
7Senderos, Philippe
POR until 12/31/17 (on 1/13/17)
NY permanently (on 2/27/09)
International players that don't count against slots
LHolland, JosephOn loanOL
Unavailable Players
Holland, JosephOn loanOL
Lucatero, ChristianLoaned to: USLOL: USL
Season-ending Injury List

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  • A club's active roster is comprised of up to 30 players. All 30 players are eligible for selection to each 18-player game-day squad during the regular season and playoffs.
  • SENIOR: (ON-BUDGET) Up to 20 players, occupying roster spots 1-20, count against the club's 2017 salary budget of $3,845,000, and are referred to collectively as the club's Senior Roster.
  • SUPPLEMENTAL & RESERVE: (OFF-BUDGET) The salaries of players on the Supplemental Roster (spots 21-24) and Reserve Roster (spots 25-30) do not count toward a club's Salary Budget.
  • INTL: In 2017, a total of 176 international roster spots are divided among the 22 clubs. These spots are tradable, in full season increments, so some clubs may have more than eight and some clubs may have fewer than eight.
  • DP & Young DP: The Designated Player Rule allows clubs to acquire up to three players whose total compensation and acquisition costs exceed the maximum budget charge, with the club bearing financial responsibility for the amount of compensation above each player's budget charge. A Designated Player 23-years-old or younger during the league year a Young Designated Player Budget Charge. Designated Player spots are not tradable.
  • HG: A club may sign a player to a contract without subjecting him to the MLS SuperDraft if the player has been a member of a club's youth academy for at least one year and has met the necessary training and retention requirements. Players joining MLS through this mechanism are known as Homegrown Players.
  • GA & GA-C: Generation adidas (GA) and Generation adidas Canada (GA-C) are joint programs between MLS and adidas that are dedicated to developing exceptional domestic talent in a professional environment. Each year, a handful of top domestic collegiate underclassmen and youth national team players are signed by the league with the majority of such players entering the league through the SuperDraft.
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