Houston Dynamo

soccer club in Houston, Texas, USA

The Houston Dynamo are an American soccer team that plays in Major League Soccer in Houston, Texas. In late 2005, the San Jose Earthquakes moved to the city because of financial problems in San Jose, California.

Houston Dynamo
Full nameHouston Dynamo
Nickname(s)Orange Crush
La Naranja (The Orange)
FoundedDecember 15, 2005; 18 years ago (2005-12-15)
StadiumShell Energy Stadium
Houston, Texas
OwnersGabriel Brener
Oscar De La Hoya
Ben Guill
Jake Silverstein
General managerMatt Jordan
Head coachBen Olsen
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2022Western Conference: 13th
Overall: 25th
Playoffs: Did not qualify
WebsiteClub website
Current season

The Dynamo opened a new stadium, which opened as BBVA Compass Stadium and is now known as Shell Energy Stadium, in downtown Houston in May 2012, after playing their first seven games of the season on the road.

League title


League position

Season League Position
2006 Major League Soccer Champions
2007 Major League Soccer Champions
2008 Major League Soccer Quarterfinals