Centre back who has represented his home country of Australia at events like the 2008 Summer Olympics. He has also had very successful years with the Melbourne Victory, winning the A-League Championship and Premiership in 2007.
He played for the SASS Strikers Junior Soccer Club at the Under-10 level.
He was named A-League Young Footballer of the Year for the 2006-07 season while with Melbourne Victory.
His parents are of Dutch and English descent.
He was teammates with Archie Thompson on the Australian national team at the 2008 Summer Olympics.