Deric as a Houston Dynamo, July 7th, 2012
|Full name||John Tyler Deric|
|Date of birth||August 30, 1988|
|Place of birth||Spring, Texas, United States|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Current club||Houston Dynamo|
|2007||North Carolina Tar Heels|
|2009||→ Austin Aztex (loan)||0||(0)|
|2012||→ San Antonio Scorpions (loan)||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 28, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
High School & College
Deric is a graduate of Klein High School in Spring, Texas. Klein Bearkats won the UIL 5A state championship in 2005 and Deric was named to the All-Tournament team as a high school sophomore. He also earned the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Honors while playing for the University of North Carolina.
Deric became the first home grown player to be promoted from the Dynamo's developmental academy (and the second ever to do so in MLS after Tristan Bowen of Los Angeles Galaxy) when he signed a professional development contract with Houston on February 27, 2009. He made his professional debut on October 16, 2010 away to the San Jose Earthquakes, earning the shutout in a 1–0 victory.