Date of Birth1.15.1991 (31)
Hoesen joins Austin FC from the San Jose Earthquakes, where he spent the last three (3) seasons (2017-20), making 110 appearances (68 starts), while adding 26 goals and 12 assists across competitions. The Dutch-Moroccan player has extensive experience in Europe, beginning his career in the Dutch Second Division with Fortuna Sittard, before joining English side Fulham FC in 2008 at the age of 17. While playing for Fulham’s U-23’s, he spent time on loan with HJK Helsinki of the Finnish first division in 2010, helping the club win the league title. Hoesen later joined his former club Fortuna Sittard (2011-12) before returning to England in 2012 where he registered four (4) goals in 10 total appearances for Fulham's youth side.
The native of Heerlen, Netherlands spent the 2012-14 seasons with Ajax and Ajax II in his home country, where he made 44 appearances across all competitions with the senior team, scoring 13 goals and adding six (6) assists. Notably, Hoesen won the 2012-13 league title and the 2013 Johan Cruyff Shield with Ajax, while also making UEFA Champions League appearances against powerhouses Real Madrid C.F., Borussia Dortmund, FC Barcelona and AC Milan, scoring goals against Dortmund and Barcelona. Hoesen spent the 2014 season in Greece playing for First Division side PAOK Football Club, before joining Dutch side FC Groningen in the 2014-15 season, where made 73 appearances (43 starts) and logged 14 goals. Internationally, Hoesen made two (2) appearances with the Netherlands team that participated in the U-21 UEFA Championship in 2013 in Israel.