A promising young goalkeeper from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who developed at the Whitecaps FC Saskatchewan Academy Centre, Thomas Hasal joined the Residency program in August 2016. He was signed to the club's U-23 Development Squad in November of 2018, and spent 2019 preseason with the first team in Hawaii and Los Angeles.
"I hope that I can show kids in Saskatchewan that they can make it as well." pic.twitter.com/4rFKLaTCDI— Vancouver Whitecaps (@WhitecapsFC) March 7, 2019
2017-18: Hasal made 11 starts in the regular season, plus five more in the playoffs for Whitecaps FC U-19. 2016-17: Hasal started 12 matches for Whitecaps FC U-18 recording seven clean sheets in the process. He also started three playoff matches for the U-18's.
2018: Hasal was called up to the Canada U-23 camp for the first time in January, then made two starts in the Concacaf U-20 Championship in Florida, registering a 4-0 shutout victory over Dominica. 2017: Hasal made three starts for Canada in the Concacaf U-20 Championship in Costa Rica, earning a clean sheet in the 2-0 win against Antigua and Barbuda. 2016: Hasal earned his first invitation to the Canadian national team in October, participating in the men's U-18 series in El Salvador. He made a penalty kick save on the second of the two matches against the hosts.
Hasal developed under Bryce Chapman at the Whitecaps FC Saskatchewan Academy Centre. He played in the U-18 Saskatoon league from 2013 through 2016, then in the men's division one in 2015 through 2016. On the provincial level, Hasal featured for Team Saskatchewan in 2014 and 2015.
When not training, Hasal likes to spend his time cooking and playing other sports such as basketball, volleyball, swimming, and snowboarding.
Hasal considers Petr Čech as his favourite goalkeeper, and FC Barcelona as his favourite team... Prior to joining the ‘Caps youth system, Hasal played one year with Saskatoon club Aurora SC.