Who is Daniel?

Daniel Steres is an American professional who has played as a defender for the American professional soccer club LA Galaxy in the Major League Soccer since 2016. He wears jersey number 5 and has won the Year award’s Defender with LA Galaxy twice in his career. He has also won the Dallas Cup championship with his U-19 club. Daniel Steres has also had his name inducted in the Southern California Jewish Sports hall of fame. He has made a total of 104 career appearances and scored 13 goals as a defender.

Quick Info 
Full NameDaniel Steres
Date Of BirthNovember 11, 1990
Birth PlaceBurbank, California, United States
Parent(s)Suzie Steres
Mark Steres
ProfessionSoccer Player
Age30 years
Height6 ft 0 in
Net WorthUS $1.1 million


Daniel Steres was born on 11 November 1990 in Burbank, California, to mother Suzie Steres and father, Mark Steres. His maternal grandmother’s name is Jo Seligman, and his paternal grandparents’ names are Bob Steres and Rochelle Steres. He has a younger brother, Andrew Steres. He currently lives in Long Beach, California. He is 30 years old with the zodiac sign of Scorpio.

Daniel Steres

Nationality and Physical Stats

Daniel Steres is an American by nationality and Jewish by birth. He got made a bar-mitzvah at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, the oldest Jewish congregation situated in Los Angeles, California, and follows Judaism as his religion. He stands at the height of 6 feet (1.83m/183cms) and weighs around 79kgs (174lbs). Daniel Steres has a solid body with a set of light brown eyes with short black hair.



Daniel Steres studied and completed his high-school from the Calabasas High School, situated in Calabasas, California. He attended the San Diego State University, located in San Diego, California, for further studies.


Personal Life

Daniel Steres likes to keep his personal life private, and there is not much news about his current and past relations. It got assumed that the 30-years-old defender is single and has not been married yet.



Daniel Steres is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@dsteres44) has more than 6 thousand followers, and his Twitter account (@Dsteres44) has more than 1.6 thousand followers.



Youth Career

Daniel Steres was interested in the soccer game since he was a kid and started his soccer journey with an under-11 team. He played with the under-11 team to the under-19 category. During his time with this club, his club managed to win the Dallas Cup championship, an annual international football tournament held for invited youth teams.

Daniel Steres

During his school days, Daniel played with the Calabasas High School team for over four years. He was a successful soccer player and was selected by a Miramonte League selection twice. He was also a member of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) and Maccabi Championship team member three times.

Furthermore, during his college days, Daniel has also played for more than four years at the San Diego State University’s soccer team. The team’s name was the San Diego State Aztecs men’s soccer team, and he played from the year 2008 till the year 2011. In between this period, he won the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Most Valuable Defender title.



Daniel Steres started his professional soccer career in 2012 with the Seattle Sounders FC, an American professional soccer club in Seattle, Washington. He played as the CB (center back) during his time with the team.

Daniel Steres signed a contract with the Wilmington Hammerheads in 2013, a semi-professional American soccer club of Wilmington, North Carolina. He won the Most Valuable Player award for seven goals and three assists during his time with the club.

Daniel Steres signed a contract with the LA Galaxy II, a reserve team for the LA Galaxy, an American professional soccer club of Los Angeles, California. He was made the captain of the team and led his team towards winning their first-ever USL championship. He was named as the Defender of the Year by the team for two consecutive years. After being on the reserve team for more than two seasons, Daniel got selected on the first team. He scored a goal against DC United from a corner kick by Mike Magee in his debut match with the first team. He extended the contract with LA Galaxy on 12 December 2019 and is the team’s longest-tenured player.

Daniel Steres

Daniel Steres has made a total of 104 professional career appearances with 13 goals to his name. He began his professional career with Wilmington Hammerheads, and in the 2013 season, he made 25 United Soccer League Pro league appearances with seven goals to his name and one cup appearance. He started his LA Galaxy II journey from the 2014 season when he made 24 United Soccer League Pro league appearances with three goals to his name.

He appeared in 2 play-offs. Likewise, he started the 2015 season by appearing for 25 games with two goals in the United Soccer League with LA Galaxy II. He made four playoff appearances in that season. After his transfer to the first team LA Galaxy, he made 21 Major League Soccer appearances with one goal to his name. He appeared in one cup match and one continental matches each in the 2016 season.



Daniel Steres and his team LA Galaxy II won the Western Conference Championship in the year 2015. The team won the match with a 2-1 score-line against OKC Energy, held on Sunday evening at Taft Stadium in Oklahoma City. He has also won the LA Galaxy II’s Defender of the Year award in 2014 and 2015. Furthermore, Daniel Steres’ name got inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.


Net Worth

Daniel Steres has made himself a lot of name and fame with his football career. As of 2020, he has a net worth of around $1.1 million.