Polak with FC Cincinnati in 2017
|Full name||Tyler John Polak|
|Date of birth||May 13, 1992|
|Place of birth||Lincoln, Nebraska, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|2007–2009||IMG Soccer Academy|
|2011||Chicago Fire Premier||8||(0)|
|2012–2013||New England Revolution||1||(0)|
|2013||→ Rochester Rhinos (loan)||18||(0)|
|2018||Miami FC 2||16||(0)|
|2018||Saint Louis FC||6||(0)|
|2007–2009||United States U17||35||(0)|
|2010||United States U20||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 21, 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 13, 2012
Polak was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and attended Creighton University for three semesters before being drafted 22nd overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by New England. He was a member of the 2012 Generation adidas program. While at Creighton he also played for Chicago Fire Premier in the USL Premier Development League.
Polak made his debut with New England on March 10, 2012, appearing in the season opening match against San Jose Earthquakes.
After two years with Minnesota, Polak signed with FC Cincinnati in the United Soccer League ahead of their inaugural 2016 season. At the end of the 2017 season, FC Cincinnati announced that Polak's contract had expired and would not be renewed for 2018.
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