Photo courtesy Matt May / Tampa Bay Rowdies
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Penn FC announced on Thursday it had signed forward Tommy Heinemann, pending league and federation approval.
Heinemann is reunited with Penn Head Coach Raoul Voss, who was an assistant coach for the Tampa Bay Rowdies during Heinemann’s two seasons with the club. Most recently a member of the San Francisco Deltas, the 30-year-old forward also joined former teammates goalkeeper Romu Peiser and forward Saalih Muhammad with the club after the trip helped the Deltas claim a championship last fall.
A native of St. Louis, Mo., Heinemann brings extensive experience from both Major League Soccer and the lower divisions to Penn FC. The 6-foot-4 forward won the USL Second Division championship with the Charleston Battery in 2010, and subsequently joined Columbus Crew SC prior to the 2011 season.
Heinemann made 43 appearances in MLS over three seasons as he spent two years with Crew SC before joining Vancouver Whitecaps FC for the 2013 season. Heinemann has also previously featured for Ottawa Fury FC before his stints with the Rowdies and the Deltas.