Hinds spent two seasons at one of college soccer’s most storied programs, the University of Akron. After locking down the starting left back spot as a freshman, he was moved into an attacking midfield role later in the season. In his sophomore year, the Sounders Academy alum again played primarily as a midfielder. Hinds started 30 matches across two seasons with the Zips and made a further 14 appearances a substitute, recording 11 goals and eight assists.
Hinds has been a fixture of U.S. Youth National Teams across all age groups. He received his first international call-up for a U-15 Boys National Team Camp, and the defender went on to feature for each subsequent age group. While in the Sounders Academy, Hinds was regularly called in for both domestic camps and international camps for the United States at the U-18, U-19 and U-20 levels.
Hinds spent his U-18 season as a member of the Sounders Academy, where he trained regularly with both S2 and the first team.
Hinds was signed to S2’s roster on January 7, 2016.