2012: He signed with FC KooTeePee of the Finnish Ykkönen in March 2012.
2011: He also was one of the trialists for the Philadelphia Union in the 2011 Major League Soccer preseason. He was not offered a contract by the Union, and instead signed with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League, on November 30, 2010. He played just six games with the Strikers before suffering a season-ending injury. Wheeler was released at the end of the 2011 season.
2010: Wheeler signed for the FC Tampa Bay in the USSF Division 2 Professional League in early 2010, and made his professional debut on April 16, 2010, in Tampa's first-ever game, a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace Baltimore. He scored his first professional goal on May 19, 2010 in a 3-3 tie with the Austin Aztex.
2009: Following the conclusion of the 2009 PDL season, Wheeler signed with the Vancouver Whitecaps. He trained with the first team, and played exhibition games with the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency PDL team, but was never called up to the senior USL First Division squad, and released when his contract expired in October 2009.