Hometown: Key Largo, FL
Previous Club/College: Bethlehem Steel FC
AJ Paterson joins the Battery for his first season in 2019. In 2018 Paterson was drafted in the second round by New York City FC but did not sign with the club.
He made his professional debut with USL Championship side Bethlehem Steel FC making one appearance in 2018.
Paterson played soccer at Wright State and earned First Team All HorizonLeague honors as well as Horizon League Player of the Year.
Paterson was called into the Grenada National Team for the first time in 2018. More recently, Paterson scored his first goal for Grenada during the qualifying rounds of the 2019 CONCACAF Nations League on March 24th.