American defender who began his MLS career using the Houston Dynamo in 2006. He spent six years using the group before becoming a member of the Portland Timbers in 2011. He performed university soccer for the College or university of Washington from 2002 to 2005. He was chosen 44th overall within the 2006 MLS SuperDraft. He was created to Lori and John Chabala. He was coached by Ben Olsen on D.C. United.