|Date of birth||November 10, 1997|
|Place of birth||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Toronto FC II|
|Oklahoma FC 97|
|2016–2018||OKC Energy U23||27||(4)|
|2020||Rio Grande Valley FC||11||(0)|
|2021–||Toronto FC II||6||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 9, 2021|
Youth and college
McLaughlin played four years of college soccer at Southern Methodist University between 2016 and 2019. McLaughlin made 72 appearances, scored 36 goals and tallied 13 assists for the Mustangs. He was named the 2016 American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year, first team All-AAC in 2017 and 2019, second team All-AAC in 2018, and United Soccer Coaches third team All-American in 2017.
On February 27, 2020, McLaughlin signed for Houston's USL Championship affiliate side Rio Grande Valley FC. He made his professional debut on March 8, 2020, starting in a 1–5 loss to LA Galaxy II. Following their 2020 season, RGVFC opted to decline their contract option for McLaughlin.
|OKC Energy U23||2016||PDL||12||0||—||0||0||—||12||0|
|Rio Grande Valley FC||2020||USL Championship||11||0||—||—||—||11||0|
|Toronto FC II||2021||USL League One||6||3||—||—||—||6||3|
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