Birthplace: Gig Harbor, WA
About Danny Waltman
Goalkeeper Danny Waltman joins the Riverhounds from the Detroit Ignition of the Major Indoor Soccer League. In 2003, Waltman played as an amteur for the Yakima Reds of the Premier Development League. In April 2004, Waltman signed with the Seattle Sounders of USL First Division where he spent the season as a backup goalkeeper. On October 18, 2004, the Chicago Storm of Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) announced they had signed Waltman on loan from the Sounders. He was first team All-Rookie, with multiple keeper-of-the-week awards. In September 2006, he signed a three-year contract extension with the Storm, but was traded two days later to the Detroit Ignition in exchange for Jim Larkin
In 2006- 2007 Waltman was the backup goaltender, but achieved a 5-1 record. As the starter in the 2007-2008 season Waltman led the MISL in minutes played, wins, assists by a goalkeeper, and save percentage, helping the Ignition to their second straight regular season championship. He was named second team MISL all-league. Danny made his 1000th MISL career save in 2008.
In 2008-2009, Waltman led the Detroit Ignition to the Championship of the new Xtreme Soccer League. He led in almost all statistical categories, started all 20 games, was Keeper-of-the-Month twice, was named to the XSL All-Star team, and was voted MVP of the XSL, the first keeper to win that award in indoor soccer since the legendary Victor Nogueira in 1998.