Date of Birth: 05/03/1996
Nationality: United States
Weight: 145 lbs
Pronunciation: LOO-ees HER-er-ruh
Nickname: Chapa (CHA-puh)
The El Paso native returns to his hometown club for its landmark fifth season, having continued to play greater roles with the club with each passing season since 2019. After missing most of the 2022 season due to injury, players and fans alike greatly look forward to his return to the field.
Chapa got his start playing in regional tournaments while working in construction before he was invited to tryout by Locomotive FC. Chapa impressed in tryouts and earned his first professional contract with the club for its inaugural season.
Chapa has since become a beloved leader for the club, on and off the field. He was a key member of the Locomotive squads that made three consecutive playoff appearances in the club’s first three seasons, which included back-to-back appearances in the Western Conference Finals and a Copa Tejas trophy in 2021.