Player Details

Name

Collin Fernandez

Height

5' 8"

Weight

141 lbs

Date of Birth

2.13.1997 (24)

Birthplace

Downers Grove, IL USA

Position

Midfielder

Player Category

Homegrown

Player Status

Loaned Out
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

How he joined the club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Aug. 28, 2014

2017 (CHICAGO FIRE): Did not make an appearance. Tulsa Roughnecks FC (USL): Scored one goal and had two assists in 28 games, 23 of which were starts, while on loan. His first career professional goal came in a 2-1 loss vs. Swope Park Rangers on 6/28. His first career professional assist came two weeks later in a 2-2 draw at LA Galaxy II on 7/14. U.S. Open Cup: Played in each of Tulsa’s three games.

2016 (CHICAGO FIRE): Made two appearances off the bench. Saint Louis FC (USL): Logged 110 minutes in three games while on loan.

2015 (CHICAGO FIRE): Made his first team debut when he entered in the 86th minute for fellow Homegrown product Harry Shipp against Columbus Crew SC on July 19. Louisville City FC (USL): Appeared in four matches for USL side Louisville City FC.

INTERNATIONAL (UNITED STATES AND PERU): 2016: Joined Peru’s U-20s for three separate training camps and played in a friendly against second division Peruvian club Cantolao. 2015: Called to United States U-20 duty by head coach Tab Ramos for the Stevan Volotic-Cele Tournament in Serbia. Started and played 70 minutes against France on Sept. 4 and entered as a substitute in the 88th minute against Israel on Sept. 7 during the competition. Was also on Ramos’ Four Nations Cup roster, coming off the bench in each of the American’s three games in Germany. 2014: Made appearances off the bench for the United States U-18’s in a pair of friendlies against Germany in Marbella, Spain. 2013: Fernandez spent the 2013 Spring Semester at the U.S. U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. He made four appearances for the U-17’s during the calendar year, starting two and recording a pair of assists. 2011: Fernandez received his first international call-up for the United States in January 2011 when he was named to the roster for the U-14 Boy’s National Team trip to Guadalajara, Mexico.

YOUTH (CHICAGO FIRE): Joined the first team after spending four years in the Fire’s Player Development system. A Fire Juniors youth product, the Downers Grove, Ill. native joined the first Under-14 Academy program at the age of 13 and went on to play for the Academy on the U-14, U-16 and U-18 teams. Fernandez was named the U.S. Soccer Development Academy’s Central Conference U-16 Player of the Year for the 2013-14 season after scoring 16 goals in 25 matches.

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