A 24-year-old versatile fullback, Mikey Ambrose made seven league appearances in his first season with Atlanta United after spending the 2016 season with Orlando City SC where he appeared in five games. He began his professional career in 2015 with the Austin Aztex of USL. Prior to that, he played for the University of Maryland and is a product of the FC Dallas Development Academy. Ambrose has also represented the US Men’s National Team at the U17, U18 and U20 levels.
2017 (Atlanta United): Started two games at left back and made seven appearances. MLS Cup Playoffs: Came on as a substitute and played 11 minutes against Columbus on Oct. 26. US Open Cup: Appeared as a substitute against Charleston on June 14 and Miami on June 28. Provided the game-winning assist on Brandon Vazquez’s goal against Charleston. USL: Made three starts for Atlanta’s USL-affiliate Charleston Battery.
2016 (Orlando City SC): After signing with Orlando City SC, Ambrose made his MLS debut against Colorado Rapids on August 21. He played in five matches and made four starts. Ambrose spent most of the season with Orlando’s USL team, Orlando City B, where he started 17 of his 18 appearances.
2015 (Austin Aztex): Ambrose signed with Austin ahead of the 2015 season and made his professional debut in the USL on March 29 against Colorado Springs Switchbacks. He went on to make 29 appearances with Austin, including three U.S. Open Cup matches where he scored his first professional goal in a 2-0 victory against San Antonio (May 28) in a third round match.
COLLEGE: A standout at the University of Maryland, Ambrose played for three years (2012-14) where tallied one goal and 15 assists in 71 appearances.