Francis has been an integral member of Crew SC’s resurgence to the top of MLS since the start of 2014 season. The Costa Rican international was one of the top left backs in MLS in 2014 and 2015. Francis underwent successful shoulder surgery on October 4 and missed the remainder of 2016 MLS season. He made his 2017 MLS debut as a starter at home against the Portland Timbers in March 25. Francis made his 75th regular-season appearance for Crew SC in a home contest against Toronto FC in May 10. Waylon Francis has earned five caps all-time for Costa Rica, with his first coming in the Group Stage of the 2013 Copa Centroamericana. Francis was named to Costa Rica’s final 23-man roster of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.