Storm King dominates Dungeness Cup | Sequim Gazette

50 teams turn out for biggest Dungeness Cup yet The Dungeness Cup returned to the Albert Haller Playfields at Carrie Blake Park this past weekend, with 50 teams from all across western Washington participating. After three days of highly competitive soccer tournament play, in the end Sequim-based select soccer club Storm King dominated the standings, winning eight of the 10 divisions up for grabs on the weekend. Source: Storm King dominates Dungeness Cup | Sequim Gazette Continue reading Storm King dominates Dungeness Cup | Sequim Gazette

Kick in the Grass 2019 Youth Soccer Tournament Photos – ThurstonTalk

The annual Kick in the Grass Tournament – Washington’s longest-running youth soccer tournament – held its 40th edition July 19-21, 2019. Hosted by the The annual Kick in the Grass Tournament – Washington’s longest-running youth soccer tournament – held its 40th edition July 19-21, 2019. Source: Kick in the Grass 2019 Youth Soccer Tournament Photos – ThurstonTalk Continue reading Kick in the Grass 2019 Youth Soccer Tournament Photos – ThurstonTalk

River’s Edge Brewfest July 27 at Stocker Fields to support Snohomish Youth Soccer Club

The River’s Edge Brewfest is a community event and fundraiser put on by the Snohomish Youth Soccer Club on July 27th from 1-9pm at Stocker Fields. This is a fun 21+ event for the parents. The River’s Edge Brewfest will … Continue reading River’s Edge Brewfest July 27 at Stocker Fields to support Snohomish Youth Soccer Club

Sound FC Clubhouse will be official facility of Northwest Premier Futsal League

WOODINVILLE, WA— (League release)The Northwest Premier Futsal League (NPFL) is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Sound FC. Sound FC’s new state-of-the-art Clubhouse will be the official futsal facility of the NPFL, and the agreement provides opportunities for growth … Continue reading Sound FC Clubhouse will be official facility of Northwest Premier Futsal League

How do they do it? Crossfire Premier Fully Funds Their Top DA Teams – SoccerNation

Among the landscape of US Soccer Development Academy programs, non-MLS clubs are constantly struggling to compete with professional clubs that fully fund their DA programs. Most (not all) MLS Development Academy teams are fully funded by the parent club, meaning their DA players have no out-of-pocket costs. Travel. Club fees. Coaching fees. Food. Uniforms.  Even cleats. All are provided free-of-charge to players. This leaves non-MLS clubs trying to find ways to help their families with costs and field top-quality teams that will compete at the Development Academy level. Source: How do they do it? Crossfire Premier Fully Funds Their Top … Continue reading How do they do it? Crossfire Premier Fully Funds Their Top DA Teams – SoccerNation

Knowing Dagi Kesim: Player reflects on 12 years with his soccer teacher

Editor’s Preface: When Kevin Baron (Kamiak HS) scored the first-ever goal for the Snohomish County FC Steelheads in league play in late April, it was a big moment for the player, the team and the head coach, Dagi Kesim. Now … Continue reading Knowing Dagi Kesim: Player reflects on 12 years with his soccer teacher

Seattle Sounders Academy Director Marc Nicholls on winning the GA Cup

(SoccerToday.com) The Seattle Sounders‘ Academy has just earned the title of 2019 GA Cup Champions by defeating some of the best young players in the global game. The Sounders U17s took on La Liga’s Valencia CF and defeated them in the historic final. The squad had already pushed past Brazilian side Flamengo, Argentine powerhouse River Plate and England’s West Ham United to earn their right to compete in the Champions Division final, and eventually lift up the GA Cup trophy in celebration. Read the interview: SEATTLE SOUNDERS ACADEMY DIRECTOR MARC NICHOLLS ON WINNING THE GA CUP • SoccerToday The team … Continue reading Seattle Sounders Academy Director Marc Nicholls on winning the GA Cup

Sounders Academy U-17s become first MLS club to win Generation adidas Cup Champions Division

The Seattle Sounders Academy U-17s won the 2019 Generation adidas Champions Division, defeating Spanish side Valencia CF 1-0 in the final on Saturday in Frisco, Texas. RECAP: Seattle Sounders Academy U-17s become first MLS club to win Generation adidas Cup Champions Division Continue reading Sounders Academy U-17s become first MLS club to win Generation adidas Cup Champions Division

Boys ECNL announces 18 additions for 2019; 6 from Washington

The Boys Elite Clubs National League (Boys ECNL) is excited to unveil a significant class of nationally-renowned clubs joining the rapidly growing youth platform for the 2019-2020 season, including the creation of a new conference. Source: Boys ECNL announces 18 additions for 2019 | Club Soccer | Youth Soccer The full list of new member clubs of the Boys ECNL for the 2019-2020 season is below: Charlotte Soccer Academy (NC) Minnesota Thunder Academy (MN) Crossfire Premier (WA) Pacesetter Soccer Club (OH) Discoveries Soccer Club (SC) Pacific Northwest SC (WA) Eastside FC (WA) Palm Beach United (FL) FC Alliance (TN) Rockford … Continue reading Boys ECNL announces 18 additions for 2019; 6 from Washington

Seattle United B00 Copa closes out extraordinary era

(Club article) The Seattle United B00 Copa team closed out their storied youth soccer careers with an emphatic 4-0 victory over WPFC in the 2019 WYS State Championship. For Seattle United, the boys 2000 age group has been a very successful and talented team since the start of the club in 2010. The B00 Copa had their first appearance in the state final at U12 in the 2012/13 season; since then the B00 Copa team has played in every state final (2013-2019). The B00 Copa team has had five coaches during their careers at Seattle United: Alex Chursky, Gary Harris, … Continue reading Seattle United B00 Copa closes out extraordinary era

BIFC boasts State title, two finalist spots at Tukwila tourney | Bainbridge Island Review

Of the nine Bainbridge Island Football Club teams competing in the 2019 Washington Youth Soccer Founders Cup championship, one emerged on top of the heap — and two others managed to be finalists. Source: BIFC boasts State title, two finalist spots at Tukwila tourney | Bainbridge Island Review Continue reading BIFC boasts State title, two finalist spots at Tukwila tourney | Bainbridge Island Review

FWFC: Federal Way Football Club Video Documentary 

With 750 plus members, Federal Way Football Club (FWFC) is the largest single-sport youth sports organization in the City of Federal Way. Since the mid-1970’s, our Club has taken great pride in providing and promoting playing opportunities for players U8 to U19 in the State of Washington. Serving Premier to Select to Recreational levels of play, FWFC strives to provide the best opportunities for our players to develop their level of performance while also growing their passion and enjoyment of the game. In 2006, Federal Way Public Schools had a total enrollment of 22,975 with 9.8% bilingual students and 30% … Continue reading FWFC: Federal Way Football Club Video Documentary 

Crossfire Redmond #1: Aligning the Levels

Redmond, Washington is commonly known as the home of Microsoft. Located 16 miles east of Seattle, it is little more than a stone’s throw from the Emerald City and the home of the Sounders, one of MLS’ marquee clubs. Read the Article: Crossfire Redmond #1: Aligning the Levels However, for those who follow soccer closely at the youth as well as the Development Academy and Elite Clubs National League levels, Redmond is home to another successful organization entirely. Continue reading Crossfire Redmond #1: Aligning the Levels

Storm King takes second at PacNW Winter Classic | Sequim Gazette

In front of a slew of college coaches and scouts, the Storm King B01 soccer squad went unbeaten in four games at the 2019 PacNW Winter Classic before falling 1-0 in the finals to ISG Gunners on Jan. 21. Source: Youth soccer: Storm King takes second at PacNW Winter Classic | Sequim Gazette Continue reading Storm King takes second at PacNW Winter Classic | Sequim Gazette

U.S. Club Soccer’s National Cup Northwest Regional kicking into Redmond | Redmond Reporter

U.S. Club Soccer’s 2019 National Cup XVIII Northwest Regional will be held from June 28-July 1 at 60 Acres Soccer Complex in Redmond. The regional last took place at the facility — which features 25 fields — from 2010-14 and 2016. Source: U.S. Club Soccer’s National Cup Northwest Regional kicking into Redmond | Redmond Reporter Continue reading U.S. Club Soccer’s National Cup Northwest Regional kicking into Redmond | Redmond Reporter

Moses Lake player to represent USA in overseas soccer tournament

MOSES LAKE- Moses Lake will have one of its own representing the United State in two overseas tournaments, when high school freshman, Shaylee Miacolo travels to Europe this summer. Read the story here: Moses Lake girl to represent USA in overseas soccer tournament Miacolo was invited to try out for the USA National girls 04 Tournament Soccer Team, and she impressed enough in the tryouts to make the team. Continue reading Moses Lake player to represent USA in overseas soccer tournament

New name coming for Greater Seattle Surf | My Edmonds News

Greater Seattle Surf Soccer Club, chartered by Washington Youth Soccer as the sole provider of premier soccer in the Northshore and Edmonds School Districts, announced Monday that it is rebranding itself and will operate as Sound Football Club (Sound FC) starting April 1. Sound FC will continue to be based in Bothell and will remain a member of both Northshore Youth Soccer and South Snohomish County Youth Soccer Associations. Greater Seattle Surf will depart their current affiliate relationship with Surf Soccer Club, based in San Diego, on April 1, 2019. Read the entire article here: New name coming for local youth … Continue reading New name coming for Greater Seattle Surf | My Edmonds News