Player Details


Evan Bush


Eh-van Bush


6' 1"


183 lbs

Date of Birth

3.6.1986 (36)


Concord Township, Ohio USA


Career Summary

Impact Defensive Player of the Year:
Videotron Player of the Year: 2018
Canadian Championship: 2013, 2014, 2019
Concacaf Champions League Golden Glove: 2014-15


2019: Finished tied for eighth in MLS in goal with 32 starts, 32 games played and 2,880 minutes, ninth with 144 shots faced and tied for 10th with seven clean sheets… Recorded 11 wins, 17 losses and four ties, making 84 saves… Named the MLS Player of the Week following Week 9… Selected twice to the Team of the Week for Weeks 7 and 9, and on the bench for Week 15… Became the first Impact goalkeeper in club history, in the first and second divisions, to reach 15,000 career regular season minutes, on April 6 against New York City FC… Reached 150 career games played and started with the Impact in MLS, on April 9 against D.C. United, 500 career saves in MLS, on May 4 against New York City FC, 15,000 minutes in MLS, on July 27 against Philadelphia and 175 career games and starts in the MLS regular season, on September 14 against FC Cincinnati… Became the first goalkeeper in Impact history to reach the 200-game plateau, in all competitions, on April 20 in Philadelphia… Won his first Canadian Championship with the Impact on September 25, in Toronto, but did not appear in a match.

2018: Named the Impact Defensive Player of the Year and the MLS Audi Player Index Top Goalkeeper, after finishing the regular season in first place with 132 saves, tied for first in goal with 34 games played, 34 starts and 3,060 minutes played, second with 184 shots faced, tied for third with 10 clean sheets, sixth with a 71.7 save percentage and tied for seventh with 14 wins… Selected three times on the Team of the Week and another three times on the bench… Voted Videotron Player of the Year after being chosen nine times by the supporters as Player of the Game, a season-high for the Bleu-blanc-noir in 2018… Reached 10,000 career minutes played with the Impact in MLS, on March 10 in Columbus… Surpassed Greg Sutton and career regular season minutes with the club with 12,429 minutes, on May 9 in Chicago, in the first and second divisions, and for most career saves with 492, on June 13 against Orlando… Recorded his 50th career win with the Impact, in the first and second divisions, on June 2 against Houston… Started and played his 125th career game in MLS, on June 9 in Dallas… Reached 150 career games with the Impact, in the first and second divisions, on July 14 against San Jose and 50 career regular season MLS wins with the Impact on September 1 against the Red Bulls… Signed a new three-year contract with the Impact on November 30.

2017: Finished the season in seventh place in MLS with 2,790 minutes of play, tied for seventh with 31 games played and starts, 10th with 11 wins and tied for 10th with 84 saves… Also recorded five clean sheets… Reached 100 career starts and games with the Impact in MLS, on August 12, in Philadelphia… Won the MLS Save of the Week twice, for weeks 11 and 16, while also being nominated three times during the season… Selected three times as the Videotron Player of the Game.

2016: Finished the season tied for fourth in MLS with 33 games played and 33 starts, sixth with 151 shots faced, tied for sixth with 11 wins, seventh with 2,931 minutes of play and 101 saves and tied for 10th with six clean sheets… Set personal records for games played, starts, minutes and saves… Became the first goalkeeper in MLS club history to record 25 wins, following the Impact’s 1-0 win against Houston on August 6… Reached 75 career games played and started in MLS on September 24 against New York… Named twice to the Team of the Week… Won the MLS Save of the Week for week 1, while also being nominated six times during the season… Selected four times as the Videotron Player of the Game… Started all five games in the MLS Cup Playoffs.

2015: Finalist for 2014-15 Concacaf Male Goalkeeper of the Year after becoming the first American goalkeeper to receive the Concacaf Champions League Golden Glove award, finishing the tournament with four wins, one loss, four ties and three clean sheets in nine starts, also recording a 1.22 GAA… Started five games in the Concacaf Champions League Championship Stage, helping the team reach the final against Mexican giant Club América… Missed the final return leg due to suspension… Finished the season tied for third in MLS with 15 wins, tied for fifth with nine clean sheets, fifth with 142 shots faced, tied for sixth with 99 saves and 10th with a save percentage of 69.7… Recorded 15 wins, 13 losses and six ties in 31 starts, with a 1.26 GAA… Named to the Team of the Week for week 33… Won the MLS Save of the Week for weeks 12, 19 and 34 and was also nominated four other times during the season… Selected three times as Videotron Mobile Player of the Game… Started the Knockout Round game against Toronto and both Eastern Conference Semifinal games against Columbus.

2014: Started 13 MLS games, registering two wins and three clean sheets… Recorded his first career win and clean sheet on August 16 in a 1-0 win against Chicago… Selected twice as Videotron Player of the Game… Helped the team win a second consecutive Amway Canadian Championship with a record of two wins, one loss, one tie and one clean sheet… Was a key element in the Impact finishing atop Concacaf Champions League Group 3 after going undefeated with three wins and one tie in four starts, including two clean sheets… Also earned three wins and two clean sheets in four MLS Reserve League starts… Signed a new contract with the club on November 21.

2013: Started one regular season game on October 16 in Los Angeles… Helped the team win the Amway Canadian Championship, starting all four games in the tournament with one win, one loss, two ties, two clean sheets and a 1.00 goals-against average… Then started all four Concacaf Champions League games, with a record of 2-2-0 and two clean sheets with a 1.00 goals-against average… Also started eight MLS Reserve League games.

2012: Started his first career MLS game on June 30 in Washington against D.C. United in a 3-0 loss… Started seven MLS Reserve League games, recording six wins, one tie and four clean sheets while allowing only four goals… Started in the international matches against Olympique Lyonnais, at Stade Saputo, and ACF Fiorentina, during the post-season tour in Italy.

2011: Joined the Montreal Impact on March 11, 2011… Began the season as a substitute before taking over as starting goalkeeper following an injury to starter Bill Gaudette… Named the NASL Player of the Month for September and the Defensive player of the Week following the 11th and 22nd week of activity… Named the team’s Defensive Player of the Year and won the 2011 NASL Golden Glove after leading the league with a 0.76 goals-against average, allowing only 14 goals in 19 games and 1,668 minutes of play… Ended the season with a career-best nine clean sheets, including seven in his last 10 games of the season… Was the third player to sign with the Montreal Impact for Major League Soccer on October 21.

2010: Played 25 games with Crystal Palace Baltimore, tallying 2,164 minutes of play, good for seventh place among goalkeepers in the USSF-D2… Registered seven clean sheets.

2009: After trying out with MLS club Seattle Sounders FC, joined Cleveland City Stars, playing seven games in USSF-D2… Played his first professional game on May 30, against the Charleston Battery.

Played 16 games with the Cape Cod Crusaders in the USL Premier Development League.

2007: Played three games with Cleveland Internationals in the USL Premier Development League.

2006: Played 10 games with Chicago Fire Premier, the MLS club’s reserve team… Named to the PDL All-Central Conference team after helping his team win a sixth straight Great Lakes Division championship with a 15-3-0 record.

Played with the University of Akron Zips from 2005 to 2008… Named to the NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region and All-Ohio teams in 2008… Was also a three-time All-Mid American Conference first team selection, in addition to being named the 2005 MAC Newcomer of the Year and to the 2005 Freshman All-American team… Finished as the all-time career leader in the MAC with 62 wins, 48 clean sheets, and a 0.60 goals-against average.

Attended Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, Ohio.

Son of Gary and Cathy Bush… Married to Colleen and they have three children, Isabella, Canaan and Brooklyn… Has three sisters, Amy, Megan and Jillian… Also played basketball and football in high school… Studied Marketing Management at the University of Akron… Currently completing his MBA at Southern New Hampshire University.