Player Details


Tobin Heath


5' 6"

Date of Birth

5.29.1988 (34)


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

2019: Named to NWSL Best XI...Shortlisted for the Ballon d'Or award...Appeared in 13 games, making 12 starts...Tallied three goals and three assists...Scored her third goal of the season, the game-winner, on Sept. 21 against Houston...Recorded her third assist of the season on Aug. 25 against Chicago...Tallied an assist against Washington on Aug. 17...Named to the NWSL Team of the Month of April...Scored her second goal of the season on April 28 at Sky Blue FC...Named NWSL Player of the Week for Week 1...Tallied a goal and an assist against Orlando on April 14.

2018: An NWSL Best XI selection...Appeared in 17 games (14 starts), finishing the season ranked second in the NWSL in assists (7)...Tallied a goal for a fourth straight match, her seventh of the season, an added an assist on Sept. 7 against Seattle...Scored back-to-back game winners on Aug. 22 and Aug. 25...Tallied her 20th career assist and scored her fourth goal of the season on Aug. 18 against Chicago...Recorded a goal and assist on July 6 against Utah...Scored her second goal of the season on June 22 against Houston...Tallied her first assist of the season on May 12 against Orlando...Scored her first goal against Utah on April 28.

2017: Appeared in two matches during the regular season in substitute roles on Sept. 23 against Orlando and Sept. 30 against Chicago...Started both NWSL playoff matches for Thorns FC...Made her first start of the season, tallying the game-winning assist, against Orlando in the NWSL semifinals on Oct. 7...Played 45 minutes in her 2017 home debut against Chicago on Sept. 30...Made her season debut on the road against Orlando as as substitute...Recipient of the 2016-17 Female Professional Athlete of the Year award at the Oregon Sports Awards.

2016: Earned NWSL Best XI honors...Set a new NWSL record for the most assists in a single season (10) against Sky Blue FC on Sept. 25...Appeared in 14 matches (13 starts), tallying one goal and 10 assists...Recorded an assist against Western NY on Sept. 11...Tallied two assists against Houston on Sept. 7...Came on as a second-half sub against Boston on Sept. 4...Tallied an assist on Aug. 27 against Seattle...Named NWSL Player of the Week for Week 6, tallying a goal and her league-leading fifth assist against Washington on May 21...Named NWSL Player of the Month for April, registering three assists in two matches...Tallied her fourth assist in three games on Dagny Brynjarsdottir’s game-winning goal at Boston on May 1...Registered the game-tying assist on Lindsey Horan’s equalizer against FC Kansas City on April 23...Tallied her second career multi-assist game, starting and playing 89 minutes against Orlando on April 17. 

2015: Appeared in 12 matches (all starts) ... Scored her first goal in a regular season match for Thorns FC, from the penalty spot, on Aug. 30 against Washington...Started eight consecutive matches (July 22-Aug. 30)...Tallied her first point and assist of the season on Aug. 5 ...Logged 90 minutes and started in her first game back with the team since the World Cup on July 22...Started the first three matches of the regular season, logging 269 minutes before departing for World Cup preparations.

2014: Joined Thorns FC in July after finishing her season with Paris Saint-Germain in France...Appeared in five matches (all starts) during the regular season...Started four consecutive games from July 4 - 17...Made her season debut July 4 in a 2-2 draw at home against the Chicago Red Stars, starting and playing 85 minutes.

2013: Joined Thorns FC in mid-July following the completion of her season with Paris Saint-Germain in France...Named the NWSL Championship game Most Valuable Player for her performance in a 2-0 win over Western New York on Aug. 31...Tallied the go-ahead goal on a 30-yard free kick in the championship match... Finished the regular season with three assists in seven appearances (all starts)...Tallied goals in consecutive NWSL playoff matches...Recorded her first goal for Thorns FC in a 3-2 win at FC Kansas City in the semifinals of the NWSL Playoffs on Aug. 24...Tallied an assist in consecutive games from July 28-31...Registered her first two career NWSL assists in a 3-3 draw against Chicago on July 28...Made her first appearance for Thorns FC, starting and playing 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw against Western New York on July 14.

2012: Appeared in one match for the New York Fury of the WPSL Elite.

2011: Played 12 matches for Sky Blue FC, registering one assist.

2010: Was selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 WPS Draft by the expansion Atlanta Beat…Played in three matches before suffering a serious ankle injury which would ultimately require surgery…Traded to Sky Blue FC on Dec. 10, 2010.

Has 168 international caps with the United States Women’s National Team, scoring 33 goals.

2020: Has played in six games (three starts), recording one goal. 

2019: Appeared in 20 games (all starts), tallying seven goals and five assists...Started in the Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands on July 7...Started four matches at the World Cup...Started and logged the assist on the game-winning goal against France in the quarterfinals on June 28...Tallied a goal in a 5-3 win over Australia on April 4....Started all three matches during the SheBelieves Cup, scoring two goals.

2018: One of five nominees for U.S. Soccer's Female Player of the Year...Played in 10 games (8 starts), tallying seven goals and six assists...Started and played in four games for the USWNT, tallying four goals to help the United States qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup...Scored her 20th international goal, the game-winner, to help the USWNT secure the Tournament of Nations title, in a 4-1 win over Brazil on Aug. 2...Made a substitute appearance against China on June 12, tallying the game-winning goal. 

2017: Returned to the field with the USWNT against New Zealand on Sept. 19 as a substitute...Appeared in three games at the SheBelievesCup, earning starts against Germany and France...Named to the short list for the 2016 FIFPro World Best XI.

2016: Named U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year, registering six goals and eight assists in 22 appearances...Selected to her third Olympic roster, starting and playing in three matches, while registering a pair of assists...Tallied a pair of assists in a 3-0 win against Colombia on April 10...Helped the United States win the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Championship and a berth in the 2016 Rio Olympics. 

2015: Earned her 100th international cap against Costa Rica on Aug. 19...In her second FIFA Women’s World Cup, appeared in six matches (five starts) leading the U.S. to a World Cup title...Scored the fifth goal, her first FIFA Women’s World Cup goal, in the U.S.’ 5-2 win over Japan in the final on July 5...Tallied an assist as a second-half substitute in a 5-1 win against Mexico on May 16. 

2014: Made 16 appearances (10 starts) for the USWNT...Played in four matches (three starts) during the CONCACAF Women’s Championships, helping the USWNT qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup...Recorded two goals and two assists...Registered a brace in a 5-0 win over Guatemala during qualification. 

2013: Registered one goal and four assists in nine games (7 starts) in 2013. 

2012: Heath appeared in 26 matches (16 starts) for the United States during a busy 2012 campaign…Registered three assists in six matches during the 2012 London Olympics…Finished the year with four goals and seven assists, both career highs. 

2011: Played in 15 games (2 starts), scoring one goal and adding two assists...Appeared in four matches as a substitute during the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup…Played in the tournament’s quarterfinal, semifinal and final match in her first World Cup at the senior international level. 

2010: Missed the year as she recovered from illness and a major ankle injury sustained during the WPS season. 

2009: Was named the 2009 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year...Appeared in two matches for the U.S., both against Canada. 

2008: Made her national team debut in March against Finland in the Four Nations Tournament...At 20-years-old, was the youngest player named to the 2008 Beijing Olympics roster...Made three substitute appearances during the tournament...Earned 17 caps for the team during the year. 

Youth National Teams: Started for the silver medal-winning U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team at the Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2007...Was a standout player during the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup...Also saw time with the U-21, U-17 and U-14 National Teams.

College (North Carolina)

2009: Won a second consecutive, and third overall, NCAA Championship with North Carolina as a senior...Was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team…Finished her UNC career with 19 goals and 32 assists…Was the first runner-up for the Hermann Trophy.

2008: Helped lead the Tar Heels to the NCAA Championship as a junior...Played in 26 games, starting 25...Was Carolina’s third-leading scorer with 24 points on eight goals and eight assists...A M.A.C. Hermann Trophy semifinalist and Soccer Buzz National Player of the Year finalist...Named first-team All-America by Top Drawer Soccer, a second-team Soccer America MVP and a second-team All-America by the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz...Named a 2008 preseason All-America by Soccer America and Soccer Buzz...First-team All-ACC selection...Was named to the Women’s College Cup All-Tournament Team and the All-ACC Tournament Team...First-team All-Southeast Region by the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz...Had a goal and an assist versus Kentucky...Had a hat trick in the first half against Clemson on September 25...After the Tar Heels fell behind 1-0, she scored three straight goals in the 18th, 37th and 44th minutes.

2007: Earned first-team All-America honors from the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz and was a second-team Soccer America MVP and a second-team Top Drawer Soccer All-America...Appeared in 23 games...Scored the first goal of the game against San Francisco and assisted on the other goal in that match...Scored her other goal of the season against Virginia Tech...Recorded a two-assist match against Ohio State and had single assists against Clemson and Wake Forest...Ended the season with nine points...First-team All-ACC selection...Soccer Buzz Player of the Year finalist and M.A.C. Hermann Trophy semifinalist...Soccer Buzz and NSCAA First-Team All-Southeast Region Team choices.

2006: Was named a freshman All-American on North Carolina’s title-winning team in 2006...Missed the first five games of the 2006 season while playing with the U.S. U20 National Team at the World Championship in Russia...Made her Tar Heel debut against Washington on September 8 and then started the final 22 games of the season beginning with the match at Portland...Named a second-team All-America as well as a consensus freshman All-America on UNC’s 2006 national championship team...Played in 23 matches, starting in 22 of them...Finished with four goals and nine assists...Scored a goal in her Tar Heel debut off the bench against Washington...Was a Soccer Buzz National Freshman of the Year finalist...Second-team All-ACC honoree and a Freshman All-ACC selection...named to Academic All-ACC Women’s Soccer Team...Named to All-Tournament Team at NCAA College Cup...A Soccer Buzz second-team All-America...named to Soccer Buzz’s first-team freshman All-America squad...Named to Soccer America’s first-team All-Freshman honors list....Named second-team freshman All-America by Top Drawer Soccer...NSCAA Southeast Region second-team honoree...First-team All-Southeast Region as named by Soccer Buzz...Soccer Buzz’s Southeast Region Freshman of Year.