American defender who began his MLS career with the Houston Dynamo in 2006. He spent six years with the team before joining the Portland Timbers in 2011.
He played college soccer for the University of Washington from 2002 to 2005.
He was selected 44th overall in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft.
He was born to Lori and John Chabala.
He was coached by Ben Olsen on D.C. United.