Player Details


David Bingham


6' 2"


190 lbs

Date of Birth

10.19.1989 (34)


Castro Valley, Calif. USA


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary



How he joined the club: Signed with MLS as a Generation adidas player following the 2011 MLS SuperDraft and landed in San Jose after a weighted lottery on Jan. 26, 2011.

2017 (San Jose Earthquakes): Played 23 games making 58 saves and maintaining seven clean sheets … Made a season high six saves twice: once against the Portland Timbers on June 2 and the other against New York Red Bulls on July 19 … Was named to MLS Team of the Week bench during Week 18 … U.S. Open Cup: Did not make an appearance … MLS Cup Playoff: Did not make an appearance in Knockout Round loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Oct. 25. 

2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Played and started every MLS regular season match for the second consecutive season (34) …  Made his 50th career start with the Quakes during the California Clasico against the LA Galaxy on June 22 ... Reached 5000 minutes as an Earthquake goalie on July 8 against FC Dallas, the youngest to ever do so … Finished the season among the league’s best in numerous categories, ranking tied for fourth in shutouts (eight), fifth for saves percentage (72.6), sixth for saves (106) and seventh for goals against average (1.16) …  U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in 2-0 loss to Portland Timbers at Providence Park on June 14.

Was named to MLS All-Star team … Was awarded the Earthquakes Defensive Player of the Year … Was named to MLS Team of the Week during Weeks 1, 21 and 23 … Earned MLS Save of the Week during Weeks 6 and 8. 

2015 (San Jose Earthquakes): Played every minute of the season in his first year as the club’s starting goalkeeper … Finished third in MLS in shutouts (12), fourth in saves (105) and tied for seventh in wins (13) … His 12 shutouts tied Pat Onstad’s club record set in 2005 … Kept opponents off the board for a league-best 448 minutes spanning from Aug. 8 to Sept. 5 … Allowed 11 total goals at home, fewest in MLS … Made a career-high seven saves in a 3-2 win at Seattle Sounders FC on March 14 … U.S. Open Cup: Did not play vs. Sacramento Republic FC on June 16 and vs. the LA Galaxy on July 1 … ICC: Did not play vs. Club America on July 14 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. Manchester United on July 21.

2014 (San Jose Earthquakes): Loaned to San Antonio Scorpions (NASL) on Feb. 27 … Was on the bench, but did not play in three consecutive MLS games from March 15 to March 29 … Was on the bench, but did not play in three consecutive MLS games from April 19 to May 3 … Was on the bench, but did not play against the LA Galaxy on June 28 and against DC United on July 11 ... Loaned to IF Strommen of Norwegian First Division on Aug. 13 … CCL: Was on the bench, but did not play against Deportivo Toluca FC at Buck Shaw Stadium on March 11 and March 19 at Nemesio Diez Stadium … Open Cup: Played 90 minutes against Sacramento Republic FC at Kezar Stadium on June 11 … Played 120 minutes against Seattle Sounders FC at Starfire Sports Complex on June 24, making nine saves ... San Antonio Scorpions (NASL): Recorded five shutouts and 35 saves while compiling a 7-2-1 record in 10 games for the Scorpions ... IF Strommen (Norwegian FIrst Division): Put together a 4-2-3 record in nine appearances during a loan stint with IF Strommen.

2013 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made one regular season appearance, a start against FC Dallas on Oct. 26 at Buck Shaw Stadium ... Made seven saves and picked up a win in his lone start ... CCL: Played 90 minutes in each of the club's first three group play games, including a shutout win against Montreal on Sept. 17 ... Open Cup: Played 90 minutes in a 1-0 loss against the Charleston Battery at Blackbaud Stadium on May 28 ... Exhibition: Played 90 minutes and earned a shutout against Norwich City on July 20 ... Reserves: Started and played 41 minutes at POR on 4/15 … Played 90 minutes vs. COL on 5/19, at RSL on 6/2 … Started and played 45 minutes vs. ANT on 7/15 … Played 90 minutes vs. POR on 7/28 … Played 90 minutes and picked up his third shutout at LA on 9/1 … Played 90 minutes in 3-2 win at CHV on 9/30 … Played 90 minutes vs. CHV on 10/15.

2012 (San Jose Earthquakes): DNP first 14 games of the season …  Started first game and picked up win on 6/20 at COL, making four saves … DNP at RSL on 6/23 … Played the second half vs. LA on 6/30 after Jon Busch left with a left eye injury, making one save and keeping a clean sheet in his 45 minutes of play … Started and played 90 minutes at POR on 7/3 … On bench but DNP at FCD on 7/7, vs. RSL on 7/14, vs. FCD on 7/18, at VAN on 7/22, vs. CHI on 7/28, vs. SEA on 8/11, at MTL on 8/18 … DNP vs. COL on 8/25, vs. CHV on 9/2, at CHV on 9/15, vs. POR on 9/19, at COL on 10/6… Reserves: Played 90 minutes vs. POR on 3/27, making four saves in keeping the shutout … Played 90 minutes vs. VAN on 4/8, making five saves … Played 90 minutes at LA on 5/8 … Played 90 minutes vs. CHV on 5/14, making four saves … On bench but DNP at CHV on 6/8 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. SEA on 8/12, recording his second clean sheet with the reserves … Came on as a substitute in the 45th minute at POR on 8/27 … Started and played 90 minutes at SEA on 9/23 …Open Cup: Started and played 90 minutes vs. FTL on 5/29, allowing one goal while making 5 saves … Played 90 minutes vs. MIN on 6/5, making 3 saves… Started and played 90 minutes vs. SEA on 6/26, making 4 saves  … Exhibition: Started and played 71 minutes vs. SC on 7/31.

2011 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made MLS debut at NE on 10/8 and played 90 minutes, notching first MLS career assist on an eighth-minute goal by Chris Wondolowski … Exhibition: Started, played 45 minutes and scored a goal from 90 yards out in the third minute vs. West Brom on 7/12 … Open Cup: -- … Reserves: Played 90 minutes vs. LA on 6/6, at CHV on 7/26 and at VAN on 9/6.

College (California): Had eight shutouts in 20 matches as the starting goalkeeper at California in 2010 … Led Cal to a 14-2-4 record and a spot in the final eight of the 2010 NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament … NSCAA All-America as a junior … Posted a 0.77 goals-against average as a junior … All-Pac-10 Second Team honors and recorded four shutouts in sophomore season.

High School/Club: Played for the Mustang United club that made it to the Super Y-League Under-17 National Championships in 2007 … USL Super Y-League National Team member in 2006 and 2007 … Posted 13 shutouts and a 0.60 goals-against average his senior year … Member of the Bay Area’s All-Area team and an All-Tri Valley Times First Team selection.

International Experience: Made USMNT debut on Feb. 5, 2015, earning a shutout in the 1-0 friendly against Canada …Was called-up to the U.S. Men’s National Team for the friendly matches against Cuba on Oct. 7, 2015 and New Zealand on Oct. 11, 2015 … Entered the match against New Zealand as a substitute at halftime … Entered the match against New Zealand as a substitute at halftime … Was called to USMNT ‘s January 2017 camp for International friendlies against Jamaica and Serbia … 45 minutes in the 1-0 victory against the Reggae Boyz on Feb. 4 … Called up to national team in March 2017 for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama but did not make any appearances.

Personal: Was a social welfare major at Cal … Parents are Greg and Lisa Bingham … His sister, Kim, was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team after playing for four years at Arizona State.