Dylan Defer, a native of North Vancouver, BC, has been a rock as a goalkeeper for Whitecaps FC Pre-Residency since he joined the squad. Defer joins Whitecaps FC from the Burnaby and North Shore based club Mountain United FC.
Before joining the Blue and White, Defer was a member of the North Vancouver Soccer Club roster from 2006-2010. He then moved on to join Mountain United FC in the High Performance League from 2011-2012 before finally joining the 'Caps' Pre-Residency roster in 2012.
The 5-foot-11 goalkeeper currently attends Saint Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School in the ninth grade with an expected graduation in 2017.
Defer's favourite soccer team is German-based club, FC Bayern Munich, while his favourite player in the world is Finnish goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen. He dreams to one day play at Manchester United's famed homefield of Old Trafford. When he is away from the pitch, Defer enjoys partaking in his other athletic passion, mountain biking. His favourite food of choice is cinnamon buns.