NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2021) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today the acquisition of Ethan Zubak from LA Galaxy in exchange for a 2022 First Round MLS SuperDraft pick.
“Ethan has the potential to be a unique attacking player with his combination of athleticism and tenacity. He is dangerous in and around the box and is a constant threat. He is a really good fit for our club.” – Nashville SC General Manager Mike Jacobs.
Zubak joins Nashville SC after three seasons in Los Angeles with the Galaxy dating back to 2019. The forward made 36 regular season appearances, while setting a new career-high in games played in 2021, appearing in 18 matches. The Galaxy owned a record of 4W-2L-0D with Zubak in the starting lineup in 2021.
Zubak was groomed in the LA Galaxy Academy system and served as the captain for LA Galaxy II in 2018. That season, Zubak appeared in 31 games, starting in 24, scoring 11 goals, with two assists. In 2017, Zubak scored the fastest hat trick in USL Championship.
In total, Zubak has accumulated 83 appearances, 53 starts, 17 goals and six assists for LA Galaxy II, securing his spot on the USL Championship 20 Under 20 list in 2018 and 2017.
Before signing with LA Galaxy II, Zubak was a member of the LA Galaxy Academy. With LA Galaxy Academy’s U-17/18 team, Zubak led his team with 13 goals in 21 appearances during the 2015-2016 season.
Transaction: Nashville SC acquires Ethan Zubak in exchange for a 2022 First Round MLS SuperDraft pick
Birthdate: April 15, 1998
Birthplace: Corona, California
Nationality: United States
Last club: LA Galaxy
How Acquired: In exchange for a 2022 First Round MLS SuperDraft pick