Griffin Dorsey (born March 5, 1999) is an American soccer player who currently plays for the Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer.
Youth, College and Amateur
Dorsey played three years with U.S. Soccer Development Academy side Colorado Rush SC. He played college soccer at Indiana University in 2017. During two seasons with the Hoosiers, Dorsey made 44 appearances, scoring eight goals, and tallying eleven assists while helping IU reach the NCAA Tournament both years. During 2017, Indiana reached the NCAA Final, finishing runners up to Stanford. In 2018, Dorsey and Indiana finished the season as Big Ten Conference regular season and Conference Tournament champions. For personal accolades, Dorsey was named a 2nd-Team Freshman All-American by Top Drawer Soccer and College Soccer News, 2nd-Team All-Big Ten, and made the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2017. For 2018, he was named a 2nd-Team All-American by United Soccer Coaches and College Soccer News, 3rd-Team All-American by Top Drawer Soccer, and 1st-Team All-Big Ten
While at Indiana Dorsey also played in the Premier Development League for Colorado Rapids U-23 during the summer.
On January 4, 2019, Dorsey left Indiana to sign a Generation Adidas contract with Major League Soccer ahead of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft. On January 11, 2019, Dorsey was drafted in the first round (6th overall) of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC.
Dorsey made his professional debut on February 19, 2019, starting in a 4–0 CONCACAF Champions League loss to Panamanian side Independiente. He made his MLS debut on June 29, coming off the bench in a 1–1 draw with D.C. United. Dorsey spent the bulk of the 2019 season on loan with the second team, Toronto FC II. He scored his first professional goal on June 12 in a 3–3 draw against North Texas SC. He made 22 appearances, scored 1 goal, and had 4 assists for TFCII. On May 11, 2021, Dorsey was waived by Toronto FC.
On July 5, 2021, Dorsey signed with MLS side Houston Dynamo. He made his Dynamo debut on July 24, starting in a 1–1 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes. On September 11, he scored his first goal for the Dynamo, scoring in the first minute of a 3–0 win over Austin FC. On September 18, Dorsey scored once and added an assist to help Houston to a 3–2 win over Texas Derby rivals FC Dallas. He was named to the bench for the MLS Team of the Week following his performance against Dallas. Dorsey ended the season with 2 goals and 3 assists from 20 appearances and was named the Dynamo Young Player of the Year. Despite a solid season from Dorsey, it was a poor season for the Dynamo as a team, finishing last in the Western Conference and missing out on the playoffs.
6 appearances in the current 2022 Season
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff