Alec Kann signed with FC Cincinnati on December 16, 2022 to a contract through the 2023 season, with a club option for 2024. The native of Decatur, Georgia spent the past five seasons with Atlanta United FC, where he had played since the team’s inaugural season in 2017.
2022 (FC Cincinnati): Made seven regular season starts with FC Cincinnati, earning two wins and one clean sheet … earned MLS Team of the Week Bench honors in Week 7 following his clean sheet against his former club Atlanta United FC where he made six saves, including a penalty kick save, to preserve a scoreless draw … totaled 21 saves in MLS competition … made two appearances for FC Cincinnati 2 in MLS NEXT Pro competition, including making two penalty saves in a PK shootout against Columbus Crew 2 on Aug. 14 at TQL Stadium, which gave FCC 2 a win in penalty kicks over their in-state rival … started and earned the win in the Leagues Cup Showcase against Chivas, where he made three saves.
2021 (Atlanta United): Made 10 combined starts in MLS with the first team and in USL with Atlanta United 2 … started five consecutive games in July for the Five Stripes, including on July 21 against FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium where he made five saves … totaled 23 saves in MLS play during the season.
2020 (Atlanta United): Did not feature.
2019 (Atlanta United): Did not feature in MLS play. US Open Cup: Started Atlanta’s 3-1 win against Charleston Battery (6/13) to begin the club’s US Open Cup title run and made three saves. Campeones Cup: Started and made four saves in Atlanta’s 3-2 win against Club America (8/14).
2018 (Atlanta United): Made one start and had five saves in a 2-1 road victory at Orlando City on May 13. US Open Cup: Started both of Atlanta United’s games in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup … had a clean sheet in the 3-0 win against Charleston Battery … Kann added two saves in the match vs. Chicago Fire. USL: Made seven starts during Atlanta United 2’s inaugural season … totaled 24 saves and finished the year with a 1.43 goals against average … his record with ATL UTD 2 was 4-2-1 in 2018 … made a season-high six saves on Oct. 10 against Pittsburgh Riverhounds.
2017 (Atlanta United): Started the first 18 games in Atlanta history before missing the second half of the season with a quad injury … Made 56 saves and recorded four clean sheets. US Open Cup: Made two starts, against Charleston on June 14 and at Miami FC on June 28.
2016 (Sporting Kansas City): After being selected by Sporting Kansas City in stage one of the 2015 MLS Re-Entry Draft, Kann earned seven league starts in 2016 and registered two shutouts for SKC … Made his CONCACAF Champions League debut Oct. 20, 2016 against Central FC in a 3-1 victory.
2015 (Chicago Fire): Kann was loaned to USL side St. Louis FC and made 19 starts for the club with six clean sheets …. Made his MLS debut against New York Red Bulls on Oct. 25.
2014 (Chicago Fire): Kann was loaned out to USL team Charlotte Eagles where he made 17 starts and registered three clean sheets.
2013 (Chicago Fire): Kann signed with Chicago Fire and played five matches, four starts, for the Fire Reserves.
COLLEGE (Furman): A four-year standout at Furman University, Kann compiled a 37-16-10 record with 18 shutouts and a 1.00 goals-against-average in 65 starts during his collegiate career … He earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Region honors, All-Southern Conference honors and NSCAA Scholar All-America accolades in 2011 after guiding the Paladins to a 14-4-4 record and NCAA Tournament berth.