2018 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): McGuire has yet to appear for Philadelphia in 2018 ... for Bethlehem Steel FC, McGuire has made 19 appearances (19 starts) in goal ... made his on-field season debut by starting Steel FC's match vs. Nashville (March 31) ... notched a road shutout as part of a 3-0 win at Richmond (August 4) ... followed that up with a second consecutive shutout in a 3-0 win at Charlotte (August 8) ... was named to the USL Team of the Week for Week 22 ... recorded another road shutout, this time at Toronto FC II, as part of a 2-0 win (August 16).
2017 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): McGuire did not appear in a regular-season match for Philadelphia in 2017. After originally being selected by the Houston Dynamo in the Second Round (30th overall) of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, McGuire was waived on March 6, 2017 and subsequently selected off waived and signed by the Union on March 10, 2017. For Bethlehem Steel FC, McGuire made 22 regular-season appearances (22 starts) in goal, with five shutouts and one assist. He kept a clean sheet during his first professional appearance, against FC Cincinnati (April 9) and notched an assist vs. Pittsburgh (September 24).. He started the club's playoff match at Louisville (October 22).
McGuire played for four seasons at Tulsa, where he was named to the NSCAA Third-Team All-East Region and the American Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team during his senior season. The goalkeeper appeared in 67 games for Tulsa and tallied 17 shutouts during his collegiate career. Previously, McGuire spent time in the U.S. Youth National Team U17 Residency Program and also as a member of the Chivas USA Academy.
Philadelphia Union signed goalkeeper Jake McGuire after selecting him off of waivers on March 10, 2017.
Name: Jake McGuire
Born: September 3, 1994 in Pomona, CA
Hometown: Chino Hills, CA
Citizenship: United States
Acquired: Philadelphia Union signed goalkeeper Jake McGuire after selecting him off of waivers on March 10, 2017
Away from the game, McGuire is a mini golf enthusiast, an activity that he says he likes to do with his fiancee. He is a fan of Jason Aldean's music and Will Ferrell's movies. If he weren't a professional soccer player, he would like to try his hand at sports commentating. Growing up, he liked to watch fellow goalkeepers Edwin van der Sar and Joe Hart play.