2001 MAC Hermann Trophy Winner
College: Southern Methodist University
Hometown: Hialeah, FL
Gonzalez ranks third in SMU program history with 128 career points. The NSCAA First-Team All-American helped lead the Mustangs to regular season conference championships in each of his years at SMU. Gonzalez ranks fourth all-time in career totals of goals (48) and assists (32).
Upon graduating, Gonzalez was drafted 6th overall in the 2002 MLS Super Draft by the San Jose Earthquakes. Gonzalez failed to make a mark with the Earthquakes, however, playing only 47 minutes in his rookie season, and in the offseason, was acquired by the Columbus Crew. Gonzalez failed to make the Crew's roster, and left the United States for Sweden, where he signed with second division club Bodens BK. Gonzalez scored 8 goals and had 4 assists on his first season in Europe.
In 2003, Gonzales returned to the U.S. to but quickly departed again after signing with Sporting Cristal of Peru. He then found his way back to MLS in 2005 and signed with the Colorado Rapids.
In 2007, he was waived by Colorado and signed with Miami FC. After one year in Miami, Gonzalez became the Boys soccer coach at Felix Varela Senior High School, where he led his squad to a state championship in 2008.