Cody Mizell

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Cody Mizell
Personal information
Full name Cody Mizell
Date of birth (1991-09-30) September 30, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Woodstock, Georgia, United States
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Charlotte Independence
Number 1
Youth career
2010–2012 Clemson Tigers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Atlanta Silverbacks 2 (0)
2014 Tampa Bay Rowdies 6 (0)
2015 Knattspyrnufélagið Fram 20 (0)
2016– Charlotte Independence 39 (0)
2017 Colorado Rapids (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2007 United States U17 10 (0)
2008 United States U18 4 (0)
2009 United States U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 22, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 3, 2013

Cody Mizell (born September 30, 1991) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Charlotte Independence in the United Soccer League.


Mizell attended Clemson University, where he was first choice goalkeeper for all three seasons, winning numerous All-American and All-ACC awards as a Tiger. He was named team Most Valuable Player as a true Freshman in 2010.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Silverbacks[edit]

On May 16, 2013, Mizell signed a professional contract with NASL club Atlanta Silverbacks.[2] Mizell made his professional debut against the New York Cosmos shortly after joining the club.[3] He went on to help Atlanta win the NASL Spring season title and a berth in the 2013 NASL Soccer Bowl.

Tampa Bay Rowdies[edit]

On March 27, 2014, Mizell signed a two-year contract with NASL club Tampa Bay Rowdies following a successful trial.[4] He made his debut with the Rowdies on May 24, 2014 in a 3-2 win against rival side Fort Lauderdale Strikers.[5] After making six appearances for the Rowdies in 2014, Mizell and Tampa Bay exercised an option in his contract to terminate it to explore future club considerations.[6]

Knattspyrnufélagið Fram[edit]

Mizell signed a contract with Knattspyrnufélagið Fram of Iceland early in 2015.[7] Mizell became an instant starter upon arrival at the historic club, and was named to Icelands best eleven on May 22, 2015.[8]

Charlotte Independence[edit]

Mizell was sold to United Soccer League side Charlotte Independence on January 1, 2016.

Colorado Rapids[edit]

On March 2, 2017, Mizell was signed by the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer on loan from the Charlotte Independence. Mizell made an appearance on the bench in the season opener before being recalled by the Independence to start the 2017 United Soccer League season.

International career[edit]

Mizell capped multiple times for the U.S. under-17 national team, making his debut against England U17 at the 35th Mondial Minimes International Tournament in Les Essarts, France. He continued with the youth national team system appearing for the U.S. Under-18 national team and the U.S. under-20 national team, earning caps against Ireland, Mexico, Ukraine, and the Czech Republic.


Atlanta Silverbacks[edit]


  1. ^ "Clemson presents sports awards at spring game". TigerNet. 9 April 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Malone, Neal (16 May 2013). "Silverbacks Sign Goalkeeper Mizell". Atlanta Silverbacks. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cosmos Claim Psychological Soccer Bowl Edge". North American Soccer League. 2 November 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tampa Bay Rowdies Sign Goalkeeper Cody Mizell". Box Score News. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Brousseau, Dave (24 May 2014). "Strikers drop 3-2 decision to Tampa Bay". SunSentinel. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "WASTING NO TIME". Sunshine Soccer News. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Fram fær tvo öfluga Bandaríkjamenn í sínar raðir". Fram FC. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "Úrvalslið 12. umferðar í 1. deild". Fram FC. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 

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