A native of El Nayar, Nayarit, Mexico, Saldaña, age 27, moved to the United States early on in life and joined the local De Anza Force Academy before joining the famous Guadalajara Academy to continue growing his skills, he would spend 2014-2020 in the Guadalajara system.
Between 2016 and 2019, Saldaña would make 30 appearances for Guadalajara’s reserve side. He was also loaned out to Tepatitlán F.C. for a chance at First Team football. He made two appearances for the club.
In September of 2021, Saldaña was signed to Sacramento Republic FC of the USL Championship’s Western Conference and remained there until the end of the 2023 season. In total, Saldaña started in 22 matches for Sacramento Republic FC, keeping eight clean sheets and making 66 saves.
Detroit City FC’s head coach Danny Dichio worked with Saldaña during his time at Sacramento Republic FC before joining Le Rouge ahead of the 2024 season.