Tyler Rosenlund

  • Birth Date: 09.13.1986
  • Hometown: Port Coquitlam, BC
  • Previous Club: Rochester Rhinos

An experienced midfielder from Port Coquitlam, BC who spent the past five seasons playing in the USL with Rochester Rhinos.

Rosenlund started 19 of 22 appearances for the Rochester Rhinos in USL. The midfielder scored twice and added two assists helping the Rhinos reach the playoffs. 2013: Starting all 25 of the games he featured in, Rosenlund scored three goals. 2012: Helping the Rhinos to a second place finish in the league and first round bye in the playoffs, Rosenlund scored once in 23 starts and one appearance off the bench. 2011: Rosenlund, scored three goals and helped Rochester win the National Division and make it to the Divisional Finals of the playoffs in 24 starts. 2010: Playing in a career high 29 games while starting 24, Rosenlund scored twice and helped the Rhinos to a regular season championship and USL Division title.

Rosenlund joined Toronto FC for the 2008 MLS season. During the midfielder’s lone season in Toronto he started three of eight appearances and scored once. Rosenlund’s first appearance for TFC was on April 5, 2008 when he entered as a substitute against D.C. United. The midfielder earned his first start July 19, 2008 against San Jose Earthquakes and scored his first goal September 6, 2008 against Chivas USA.

In the midfielders’ final year at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Rosenlund started 14 of 17 games on his way to helping the Gauchos’ win their first NCAA DI soccer title. Rosenlund scored four and added two assists over the course of the season, two of his goals were match winners. In the NCAA final, Rosenlund broke down the left side of the field two minutes into the game and crossed the ball to trailing forward Nick Perera who scored the opening goal of the final, a 2-1 win over UCLA. 2005: Rosenlund started 17 of his 20 games played for UCSB, scoring three goals and one match winner, while adding seven assists. His seven assists were best in the Big West Conference. 2004: Making a tremendous impact in his first-season as a Gaucho, Rosenlund earned both Freshman All-American and Second Team All-Big West honours. Starting 19 of 24 matches, the midfielder led all Big West freshman with five assists, tying him for eighth in the conference. Rosenlund added the insurance marker in the Gauchos’ September 10, 2004 win over Seton Hall on his first career collegiate shot, ultimately tallying two goals on the season. His nine points were the most to come out of the UCSB midfield.

Was included in the Canadian men’s national team in a 1-0 win against Martinique February 4, 2008. U-23: Rosenlund, started all three of Canada’s 2008 Olympic qualifying games playing 235 minutes. The midfielder scored Canada’s lone goal in a 2-1 defeat to Haiti on March 13, 2008. U-20: Playing every minute of Canada’s 2005 U-20 World Cup qualifying in Honduras, Canada beat Mexico, Honduras, and Jamaica to qualify for the 2005 U-20 World Cup. During the U-20 World Cup in the Netherlands, Rosenlund started all three of Canada’s matches against Syria, Columbia, and Italy. U-17: Playing in his first games for a Canadian national team, Rosenlund, started all three of Canada’s 2003 U-17 World Cup qualifying games against Cuba, Costa Rica, and Mexico. U-15: Rosenlund was included in a Canadian team for the first time when he was invited to a U-15 training camp in Germany, October 15, 2001.

Rosenlund was a member of the BC Provincial Team from U-14 to U-17, helping the U-15 BC win the National Championship and a finals appearance with the U-17 Provincial Team. Rosenlund, was named as British Columbia’s soccer athlete of the year in 2004. Rosenlund also featured with Columbus FC and Metro-ford before joining the NCAA.

Rosenlund’s family are parents Bob and Lori and brothers Matt and Cole. He attended Riverside Secondary School.

The midfielder supports Manchester United and lists his favourite player as Ronaldo and would love to play alongside Zinedine Zidane.