American defender who began his MLS career with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2004. He joined Sporting Kansas City in 2013 after spending a season each with the Columbus Crew and Montreal Impact.
He played college soccer at the University of Cincinnati from 2001 to 2003.
He won an MLS Cup with the Galaxy in 2005.
He was born to Cheryl and Jim Gardner.
He joined CJ Sapong on Sporting Kansas City in 2013.