Weight: 174 lbs
Born: April 29, 1997
Hometown: Hudsonville, Michigan
Nationality: United States
Previous Club: Indy Eleven
College: Butler University
The 26-year-old defender spent the 2021 and 2022 seasons with Indy Eleven, where he made 56 starts in 64 appearances, accruing nearly 5,000 minutes. He finished both seasons among the team’s leaders in clearances and interceptions while also maintaining an overall duel success rate of 65% – leading all Indy players over the same two-year period.
Prior to joining Indy, Timmer made his professional debut with Reno 1868 FC after signing with the Nevada club ahead of the 2020 season. During the abbreviated season, he appeared in 15 of the team’s 16 games and finished in the squad’s top five in clearances (33), blocks (12), and interceptions (24) – helping Reno reach the playoffs after posting the best regular season record in the entire league.
Timmer also had a standout collegiate career at Butler University, adding six goals and 13 assists and starting in all but one of his 67 appearances. A three-year captain, he was selected to the All BIG-EAST First Team and All BIG-EAST Tournament Team in 2016 after leading the conference with 9 assists, and led the Bulldogs to reach the NCAA Men’s College Cup tournament in 2016, 2017, and 2019.
While at college, Timmer played with NPSL side Grand Rapids FC, where he added two goals in four appearances. He also featured for USL League Two club Flint City Bucks, helping the team win its fourth league title in 2019.