Polak playing for FC Cincinnati in 2016
|Full name||Tyler John Polak|
|Date of birth||13 May 1992|
|Place of birth||Lincoln, Nebraska, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Saint Louis FC|
|2007–2009||IMG Soccer Academy|
|2011||Chicago Fire Premier||8||(0)|
|2012–2013||New England Revolution||1||(0)|
|2013||→ Rochester Rhinos (loan)||18||(0)|
|2018||Miami FC 2||16||(0)|
|2018–||Saint Louis FC||6||(0)|
|2007–2009||United States U17||35||(0)|
|2010||United States U20||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 17, 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 13, 2012
Polak was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and attended Creighton University for three semesters before being drafted 22nd overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by New England. He was a member of the 2012 Generation adidas program. While at Creighton he also played for Chicago Fire Premier in the USL Premier Development League.
Polak made his debut with New England on March 10, 2012, appearing in the season opening match against San Jose Earthquakes. Polak was loaned to New England's USL Pro affiliate club Rochester Rhinos on March 27, 2013.
After two years with Minnesota, Polak signed with FC Cincinnati ahead of their inaugural 2016 season. At the end of the 2017 season, FC Cincinnati announced that Polak's contract had expired and would not be renewed for 2018.
- Clark, Travis. "Generation adidas: 5 things to know about Tyler Polak". Major League Soccer. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
- Polak loaned to Rochester
- Weingartner, Tana. "FC Cincinnati Announces First Eleven Players". Retrieved 2018-06-04.
- Kimura, Fumi (October 25, 2017). "Nine Return for 2018". FC Cincinnati. Retrieved October 25, 2017.
- Media related to Tyler Polak at Wikimedia Commons
- Tyler Polak at United Soccer League
- Tyler Polak at Major League Soccer
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