American midfielder who began his MLS career with FC Dallas in 2008. He spent three years with the team, then joined Toronto FC for a season before a trade sent him to Chivas USA in 2013.
He played for the United States U17 team from 2003 to 2005.
He won a Canadian Championship while playing for Toronto FC in 2012.
He was born to Julio and Maria Avila.
He joined Carlos Bocanegra on Chivas USA in 2013.