2013-2014 Transactions

Below is the timeline of transaction announcements which will lead to the 2014 Colorado Rapids team.






Nov. 6

Nathan Sturgis


Re-Signed/Out of contract

Dec. 2


Diego Calderon

  Loan expired / option declined

Dec. 4


Jaime Castrillon

  Option declined

Dec. 5


  Hendry Thomas Option declined / re-negotiating

Dec. 6



Martin Rivero Loan expired; purchase declined / negotiating

Dec. 6


Stew Ceus

  Option declined / eligible for re-entry

Dec. 9



Kory Kindle

Brenton Griffiths

Options declined / re-negotiating

Dec. 9



Davy Armstrong

Anthony Wallace

Out of contract / Armstrong recovering from injury; Wallace offered bona fide contract

Dec. 9


  German Mera Loan buyout option declined / re-negotiating

Dec. 9



Brian Mullan

Jamie Smith

Options declined / eligible for Re-Entry Draft

Dec. 9


  Danny Mwanga Option declined / re-negotiating

Dec. 10

Tony Cascio, Atiba Harris (see Jan. 7), Kamani Hill, Clint Irwin, Chris Klute, Dillon Powers, Vicente Sánchez and Gabriel Torres


2014 options exercized

Dec. 10

Deshorn Brown, Edson Buddle, Nick LaBrocca, Drew Moor, Shane O’Neill, Matt Pickens, Dillon Serna, Marvell Wynne and Nathan Sturgis (see Nov. 6)


Already under contract for 2014

Dec. 12

Marc Burch

    Selected with 11th pick in Stage 1 of MLS Re-Entry Process from Seattle

Jan. 7

Marvin Chavez

Atiba Harris   Acquire Chavez from San Jose in exchange for Harris

Jan. 9

John Metgod (staff)

    Brought on as a consultant to the Technical Staff

Jan. 10

Pablo Mastroeni (staff)     Hired as a Special Assistant to the Technical Director

Jan. 10

  Oscar Pareja (staff)   Joined FC Dallas as head coach.

Jan. 14

Brian Mullan     Re-signed to new contract

Jan. 15

Brenton Griffiths and Kory Kindle     Re-signed to new contract

Jan. 16

Marlon Hairston     Selected 12th overall in 2014 MLS SuperDraft. Is a Generation adidas player and under contract.

Jan. 16

    Grant Van De Grant (see Jan 25), Jared Watts, John Berner Selected in the MLS SuperDraft; no under contract at the time of selection

Jan. 21


Tony Cascio

  Loaned to Houston for 2014 in first-ever Intraleague loan.

Jan. 21

Charles Eloundou

    Officially signed.

Jan. 25

Grant Van De Casteele

    Announced that he had previously signed before the SuperDraft