A dependable defender capable of playing either fullback position, Gaddis has been with the Union since 2012. He signed a long-term extension on Sept. 10, 2014.
2014: Started every game of the season and played all but nine minutes, leading all MLS field players in minutes played (3,051). In doing so, he became the first field player to play at least 3,050 minutes for the Union since 2011, when Sebastien Le Toux played all 3,060 minutes. Gaddis was named to the Week 19 MLS Team of the Week by MLSSoccer.com following his performance against Lloyd Sam and the New York Red Bulls during a 3-1 win on July 16. Offensively, he posted a career-high two assists. One of those came on July 12 in a 3-3 draw against Colorado. His other came against Sporting Kansas City in a 1-1 draw on Aug. 1. His strong play earned him a new contract to keep him with the Union for the foreseeable future, which he signed on Sept. 10.
2013: Played and started 31 games, logging 2703 minutes. On Oct. 27, 2013, with the Union a man down, Gaddis singlehandedly kept the Union’s playoff hopes alive after stopping two late counter attacks by Toronto FC to preserve a 1-0 win.
2012: Selected by Philadelphia Union in the second round of the 2012 MLS Super Draft with the 35th overall pick. Gaddis made his MLS Debut on April 14against the Columbus Crew when Danny Califf was a late scratch. Gaddis played in 18 games starting in 17, logging 1475 minutes. On June 23, he recorded his first MLS assist in the Union’s 4-0 win over Sporting Kansas City. Gaddis started the last seven games of the season.
2011: Played in 17 games for the Mountaineers and recorded one assist… Played in one match for Reading United.
2010: One of two players to play every minute during the 2011 campaign… Named third team All-american by TopDrawerSoccer… Earned second team all-BIG EAST honors… Part of the 39 man list in contention to receive the MAC Hermann Award… Recorded his first point in a 1-0 victory over James Madison University... Recorded five assists on the season and took five shots… Logged 720 minutes eight games for Reading United, scoring one goal and registering eight assists.
2009: Appeared in 16 matches 15 of which he started… First-team selection on the NSCAA all-Northeast Region squad… Named to the WVU Classis all-Tournament team… Helped back line hold number three ranked USF to three shots, zero of which were on goal in a shutout victory.
High School/Club: Attended North Central High in Indianapolis… Named NSCAA HighSchool All-american… Ranked among the top 135 players nationallyin 2006/07… Two-time all-state second team and first team all-state in 2006… 2005 high school state champion…