2018 (S2): Leyva started one match for S2, a 3-1 road loss to San Antonio FC on September 30, making him the youngest player in club history to make their professional debut. He completed 33 passes, recorded one shot, and tallied two interceptions.
Leyva joined the Academy in 2017. He compiled 11 goals and 13 assists across all competitions for the U-15s and U-17s in his first season. The midfielder featured in every postseason match as the U-17s collected the club’s first-ever USSDA national championship.
Leyva has represented the United States at the U-15 and U-16 level. On several occasions, the midfielder captained the U-16s for a series of friendlies. The Las Vegas native scored a goal from a corner kick in a 1-0 win over Italy in the 2018 Torneo Delle Nazioni.
Signed to Tacoma Defiance’s roster on October 16, 2018.