OUTLOOK: First Dynamo Academy and second home-grown player in league history to be promoted to senior roster. Promising goalkeeper with good reflexes who won first two MLS starts in October 2010 and led MLS Reserve League with six shutouts in 2011.
2015 CORPORATE TEAMMATE: American Plant Food Corporation
2015 MLS: Won fourth MLS Save of the Week of 2015 with reflex save from Raul Rodriguez' errant clearance at Real Salt Lake on 7/18 ... Nominated for MLS Save of the Week for stop of Fatai Alashe's strike at San Jose on 7/10 (10th nomination of season)...Nominated for MLS Save of the Week for backpedal and parry of Alvas Powell’s goal-bound cross on 6/20 at Portland (ninth MLS Save of the Week nomination in 2015)… Nominated for seventh consecutive MLS Save of the Week for diving stop against Michael Farfan on 4/18 at D.C. United… Won three straight MLS Save of the Week awards from Week 2-4 (Palm save on Marcelo Sarvas of Colorado on March 28; diving save against Mika Vayrynen of LA Galaxy on March 21; diving save against Kaká free kick on March 13) ... U.S. Open Cup: Did not feaure.
2014 MLS: Started final nine games of regular season ... Stopped Jermain Defoe's second-half penalty kick and made six saves in 1-0 win at Toronto on 10/8 ... Recorded shutouts in three out of four games between 9/20 and 10/8 ... Replaced Tally Hall for final 10 minutes at Sporting KC on 8/29 … Started for Houston in 2014 Dynamo Charities Cup vs. Aston Villa ... Made his 2014 starting debut vs. Sporting Kansas City on 6/6 ... U.S. Open Cup: Started fourth-round game vs. Laredo Heat on 6/11 but was issued red card in 52nd minute for handling ball outside penalty area.
2013 MLS: Did not feature, serving as No. 2 goalkeeper... Recorded shutout in 2-0 win over Stoke City on July 24 in BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup ... Reserves: Started four Reserve League games … Recorded shutout in 2-0 win at Columbus Crew on 6/2 … 13-14 Champions League: Started the final two games of the group stage ... Recorded a shutout vs. W Connection on 9/25 ... 12-13 Champions League: Did not feature … U.S. Open Cup: Started in 3-0 loss at FC Dallas on 6/12 … Recorded first career U.S. Open Cup shutout with 2-0 win over FC Tucson on 5/29.
2012 MLS: Served as No. 2 goalkeeper and started the season finale at Colorado on 10/31 ... 2012-13 CCL: Started all four games as Dynamo won Group 3 ... Recorded 0.67 GAA average, allowing only 3 goals in 4 games ... Recorded shutout in 4-0 home win over C.D. FAS on 9/20 ... Open Cup: Started, made three saves, allowed one goal via penalty kick in 1-0 loss to San Antonio in the third round ... Reserves: Started all nine games and went 6-2-1 as Dynamo won Reserve League division championship ... Recorded four shutouts: 1-0 win vs. Colorado on 3/13, 3-0 win at Sporting Kansas City on 3/27, 1-0 win at FC Dallas on 4/10 and 8/14 vs. Sporting Kansas City ... Has recorded 10 shutouts in 19 Reserve League games since 2011 ... Allowed his first goal in 1-0 loss to the Chicago on 4/16 ... LOAN: Loaned to the San Antonio Scorpions for their match on 8/5. Played 90 minutes in the 2-1 loss to Puerto Rico Islanders ... Other: Played 90 minutes in 2-1 loss to Valencia CF in BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.
2011 MLS: Served as Tally Hall's backup throughout 2011 season ... Open Cup: Started qualifier vs. KC on 4/6 and turned in strong performance with four saves, including point-blank stop on Omar Bravo, as Dynamo lost 1-0 in extra time ... Other: Played 90 minutes in Dynamo Charities Cup vs. Bolton Wanderers on 7/20 and made four saves in 2-0 loss ... Played 90 minutes in 3-0 friendly win vs. Monterrey on 9/4 and made four saves to earn first shutout of the season ... Reserves: Starting goalkeeper for Dynamo Reserves ... Led MLS Reserve League with six shutouts while playing every minute of all 10 games ... Made three saves and posted a shutout in 1-0 win vs. KC on 4/11 to open Reserve League season ... Made five saves to post another shutout in 1-0 win at RSL on 5/14 ... Posted third shutout of season with two saves in 1-0 win vs. COL on 6/7 ... Needed two saves to record another shutout in 1-0 win vs. RSL on 8/21 ... Made season-high six saves in 3-0 loss at COL on 9/1 ... Also earned shutout in 3-0 win vs. CHI on 10/1 and 2-0 win at KC on 10/18.
2010 MLS: Became first Dynamo Academy player to start an MLS match and went 2-0 on the season, with wins in the final two games ... Made his competitive debut on 10/16 at SJ ... Made three saves to post shutout, team's first in league play since July 10, breaking a streak of 12 games without a shutout ... Became first home-grown goalkeeper in league history to record a shutout in his debut ... Followed that up with a five-save performance in his home debut, a 2-1 win vs. SEA on 10/23 to close the regular season ... Wins were first back-to-back MLS wins by the Dynamo since June 2009 ... Was included in the 18-man game-day roster for an MLS match for the first time on 5/22 vs. DC ... Other: Made first non-preseason appearance as halftime substitute in 2-1 friendly win vs. Laredo Heat on 6/10 in inaugural Ryan-Sanders Shootout in Corpus Christi ... Made one save and kept second-half clean sheet to earn victory.
2009 MLS: First home-grown player in team history signed in February but saw no game action as third-string goalkeeper … Traveled with team to Panama, Mexico, and El Salvador in fall Champions League action and was on the 18-man roster twice: on 9/16 at Pachuca and on 10/21 at Isidro Metapán … USL1: Was loaned to Austin Aztex to provide depth at goalkeeper but did not see any action.
COLLEGE: Attended University of North Carolina in 2007-08 … Starting goalkeeper as a freshman, starting 17 of 20 games with a 0.94 goals against average … Named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman Team … Posted six shutouts and made 48 saves.
DYNAMO ACADEMY: Signed with the Dynamo Academy on January 24, 2007 as one of the program's first class of players … Trained with the Dynamo Academy and on several occasions with the Dynamo first team in 2008 ... Impressed head coach Dominic Kinnear as goalkeeper for Trials team in Dynamo Trials showcase match in 2008.
AMATEUR: Four-time all-district and all-region selection at Klein High School, where he helped lead the Bearkats to 2005 UIL 5A championship.
YOUTH: TSC Texans, coached by Scot Dymond.
PERSONAL: Full name is John Tyler Deric … Son of Sue Deric … Is the middle brother of three, with older brother Austin and younger brother Chase … If not a soccer player, would like to be an architect … Enjoys cooking and carpentry … Fan of the NFL's Houston Texans … Admires Spanish national team and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas … Attended first live concert when he saw Dave Matthews Band in The Woodlands.
DID YOU KNOW? As a site supervisor for a construction company, Tyler helped Houston-area families in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike in 2008 by cutting up trees and clearing debris.