Player Details


Kevin Ellis


5' 9"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

6.30.1991 (33)


, Missouri


Career Summary

How he joined the club: Signed on March 9, 2018 with a club option for 2019.


Ellis signed his first professional contract with Sporting Kansas City prior to the start of the 2011 season. The Kansas City native made his MLS debut on June 29, 2013 when he entered in the second half of a 3-2 win over Columbus Crew SC. Ellis appeared in 68 total regular season matches over the course of seven seasons, and scored five goals and added five assists. He additionally appeared in three postseason matches and scored a goal in the Western Conference Knockout Round on Oct. 29, 2015.


Ellis spent time on loan with Orlando City in 2013, Oklahoma City Energy in 2014 and Swope Park Rangers in 2016-17. He was waived by Sporting Kansas City on Feb. 28, 2018 and joined the Men in Red as a trialist shortly after.