Date of Birth4.26.2006 (16)
Roster CategorySupplemental Slots 25-28
Acquired: Signed on January 10, 2022 as a Homegrown Player.
Has not yet made his professional debut.
RSL Academy: Wellings, 15, captained the U15 squad to its win at the 2021 MLS NEXT Cup, during which he scored in the first minute of the semifinal against San Jose Earthquakes. In the final match against the Philadelphia Union, Wellings went on to net the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory.
Since transitioning up to the U17 level at the RSL Academy, Wellings has continued to captain the team, during which he has scored five goals and added two assists in 12 appearances. At the MLS NEXT Fest in December, Wellings was named the Player of the Tournament.
On October 27 at Zions Bank Stadium Wellings made his professional debut for Real Monarchs in the USL Championship. Wellings came on as a second-half substitute for fellow RSL Academy product Christian Nydegger in the 74th minute against Rio Grande Valley FC. Three days later he made his first appearance for Real Monarchs on the road, once again coming on as a second-half substitute, this time in the 73rd minute for another RSL Academy product, Daniel Flores.
Additionally, in November of this year Wellings received his first call-up to a United States Youth National Team camp, being selected to train with the U17s at a training camp in Chula Vista, California. Wellings was one of three players from the RSL Academy selected to attend the camp, joining goalkeeper Fernando Delgado and defender Gershon Henry.