Nine-year veteran Chance Myers enters 2016 as Sporting KC’s longest tenured player. The No. 1 overall selection and a Generation adidas member in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft has made 174 appearances for the club in all competitions, recording four goals and 19 assists from the wing back position. Myers also represented the United States at the youth level, being selected for U-18, U-20 and U-23 competitions.
2016: MLS regular season: Has started six of 11 appearances, recorded one assist and contributed to six shutouts (559 minutes played). Tallied the game-winning assist on Dom Dwyer's goal in a 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC on March 12. Open Cup: Made one appearance (21 minutes played). Played 21 minutes as a second-half substitute in a 2-1 extra time win over Minnesota United FC on June 15. CONCACAF Champions League: Has not featured.
2015: MLS regular season: Started 10 of 13 appearances, recording two assists and contributing to one shutout (840 minutes played). On June 27, he made his first MLS start since May 2014 after recovering from an Achilles injury. He made an emphatic return in his first league match of the season, playing 90 minutes, recording a game-winning assist to Krisztian Nemeth and earning MLS Team of the Week honors (Week 17) as Sporting KC beat Colorado 2-0. Came off the bench and assisted the team's 87th-minute equalizer to Paulo Nagamura in a 4-3 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Aug. 15 as Sporting KC came from two goals behind after the 80th minute to complete one of the best comebacks in MLS history. MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not feature. Open Cup: Started three of four appearances and recorded one assist. Started and played 56 minutes in a 1-0 fourth round win over Saint Louis FC on June 16, his first appearance for the club since May 2014 after recovering from an Achilles injury. Started and played 90 minutes in a 3-1 quarterfinal win over the Houston Dynamo on July 21. Played three minutes as a second-half substitute in a 3-1 semifinal win over Real Salt Lake on Aug. 12. Started and played 112 minutes in a championship win over the Philadelphia Union on Sept. 30 as Sporting KC prevailed 7-6 in penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw in regulation. He assisted Krisztian Nemeth's 65th-minute equalizer in the final.
2014: MLS regular season: Made seven appearances, all starts, after missing the first four matches of the season with a right groin strain. Assisted Paulo Nagamura's goal in a 3-0 victory at Montreal Impact on May 10. He suffered a left Achilles tear on May 23 vs. Toronto FC and missed the remainder of the season. MLS Playoffs: Did not feature. CCL: Did not feature. Open Cup: Did not feature.
2013: Click here to view Myers' 2013 MLS regular season highlights. MLS: Finished the year with 27 games played (26 starts). Led all Sporting KC defenders with 24 chances created from open play (via Opta). Myers earned an assist on Claudio Bieler's first goal with Sporting Kansas City in 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union on March 2 (video). Myers recorded two goals on April 27 against the Portland Timbers. Myers assisted on Graham Zusi's game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids on August 31 and C.J. Sapong's game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over Toronto FC on September 21. Playoffs: Started and played full-time in all five MLS Cup Playoff matches. Assisted on Aurelien Collin's goal in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. New England. Converted his penalty kick in the MLS Cup Final penalty shootout vs. Real Salt Lake. CCL: Made CCL debut in a 0-0 draw vs. CD Olimpia at Sporting Park on October 23. Open Cup: Started and played 57 minutes in a 2-0 win over the Des Moines Menace on May 29.