John Thorrington (born October 17, 1979) is a retired South African-born American soccer player who currently serves as executive vice president of soccer operations and general manager for Los Angeles FC.

Although raised in United States, Thorrington started his career as a youth team player in England with Premier League side Manchester United. In 1999 he moved to Germany and signed with Bayer Leverkusen, however he failed to make the first team with either club and returned to England where he signed for Huddersfield Town. He went on to feature for Grimsby Town as well before moving to the United States where he signed with Chicago Fire in 2005.



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