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  • VIDEO BUZZ: NPSL Annual Meeting
      A video update from the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) after the recent league meetings. Advertisements
  • Stars fall in Sawatzky’s farewell
    Kent, WA. – The Tacoma Stars (2-1) were handed their first loss of the season by the Ontario Fury (3-0) in front of 3,505 fans at the accesso ShoWare Center Saturday night. The Fury were led by MASL leading goal scorer Adrien Perez who picked up another four goals in the win. The loss comes in Stars... Continue Reading →
  • THINK TANK FC: Steelheads clock is on the wall, tick tock
    Think Tank FC talks about running adult soccer clubs at the elite / semi-pro level in the state of Washington and the Northwest. David Falk is the former Media Director for the Evergreen Premier League, Western Indoor Soccer League and Northwest Premier League. He is now the General Manager for Snohomish County FC. He founded soccer news website goalWA.net in... Continue Reading →
  • Reign sign Spanish defender Celia Jiménez Delgado
    SEATTLE (December 12, 2018) – Seattle Reign FC today announced the club has signed Spanish defender Celia Jiménez Delgado for the 2019 NWSL season. As per club and league policy, terms were not disclosed. “Signing with Reign FC to compete in the NWSL is a dream come true,” said Jiménez. “I am excited to become... Continue Reading →
  • Sawatzky leaving Tacoma Stars for USL One Tucson club
    TACOMA, WA. – The Tacoma Stars have announced that three-year Major Arena Soccer League veteran and 2015 MASL Coach of the Year Darren Sawatzky has accepted a job with FC Tucson, the new USL League One franchise. Sawatzky will help the Tacoma Stars through the transition to a new coach with information about new leadership... Continue Reading →
  • Oly Town FC Artesians add new Director of Soccer Operations
    OLYMPIA, Wash. – In the next phase of a strategic growth plan, The Oly Town Artesians announce the appointment of Leon Grinnell as Director of Soccer Operations. Leon will provide strategic leadership and manage daily operations of the men’s indoor and outdoor teams and oversee the community and business development plans for the Artesians. He... Continue Reading →
  • Snohomish County Steelheads to set up camp in Smokey Point
    SMOKEY POINT, WA—The Snohomish County FC Steelheads plan to call the Smokey Point area home as they prepare for their first season of regional play in the Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) in 2019. Specifically, the club will be submitting dates to play home matches in Dick Cardinal Stadium at Lakewood High School. The club... Continue Reading →
  • South King County Soccer Refs partner with WWPL for 2019 season
    GIG HARBOR, WA— The Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) agreed at its recent meeting that the premier adult men’s amateur circuit would partner with the South King County Soccer Referee Association (SKCSRA) in the 2019 season. SKCSRA will provide officiating crews at all WWPL matches. SKCSRA was established in 1995 and provides WWPL access to... Continue Reading →
  • Stars outlast Sidekicks to improve to 2-0
    KENT, WA. – The Tacoma Stars improved to 2-0 on the 2018-19 Major Arena Soccer League Season with a 9-6 win over the Dallas Sidekicks (1-1) on Friday night at the accesso ShoWare Center. For the second straight game the Stars were powered by a hat-trick, this time off the foot of Philip Lund. Matt Clare... Continue Reading →
  • WWPL embraces a promotion / relegation future
    GIG HARBOR, WA— The Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) held its annual organizational meeting on Wednesday December 5 in Gig Harbor. The group included five new clubs as the league grows to eleven for the 2019 season. Ups and Downs The WWPL will embrace a promotion and relegation system starting with the 2020 season. The... Continue Reading →
  • TOCA Football scores with training center expansion in Lynnwood
    LYNNWOOD, WA—TOCA Football, Inc, a sports technology and supplemental training business specializing in indoor soccer training centers, opened its newest location in Lynnwood, Wash., November 17. Over 300 people gathered to experience TOCA’s revolutionary indoor soccer training and meet local pros such as Harry Shipp, Cristian Roldan, Megan Oyster, Michelle Betos and Kiersten Dallstream. (Q13... Continue Reading →
  • Successful season has Zags excited for the future
    Through adversity, both expected and unforeseen, Gonzaga women’s soccer finished 10-4-4 — winning 10 games for the second straight year — and earning a fourth-place finish in the West Coast Conference. The season got off to an unusual start, with smoke from the August fires forcing the Zags to cancel two of their early nonconference... Continue Reading →
  • Stars explode for 12 goals in home opener
    Kent, WA. – (MASLsoccer.com) The Tacoma Stars opened their 2018-19 Major Arena Soccer League season with a bang, knocking off the Turlock Express 12-2 at the accesso ShoWare Center in front of 3,437. For the match, the Stars out-shot Turlock 27-4 and were led by Nick Perera’s three goals. Welcome back Tacoma Stars! 😃 pic.twitter.com/Vs5MZXkwKX... Continue Reading →
  • Artesians Drop A Close One To Snohomish
    OLYMPIA, Wash. – Six different players scored for the Oly Town Artesians but the Snohomish Skyhawks blanked the Artesians in the fourth quarter and got a late power play goal from Devin Shull to… Source: Artesians Drop A Close One To Snohomish
  • PacNW Becomes Tenth Evergreen Premier League Member
    Originally posted on Evergreen Premier League: BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The Evergreen Premier League is excited to announce that Pacific Northwest Soccer Club has been admitted to the league as the 10th member of the EPLWA. The Tukwila, Washington based club will begin play for the 2019 season and will be based out of Starfire Sports.…
  • WWPL gets to 11 clubs for 2019
    The Western Washington Premier League has added an 11th club ahead of the league meeting to be held December 5 in Tacoma. The newest club will represent Bellevue under the name BeSea FC. BeSea FC is under the direction of Bellevue College head soccer coach Eduardo Millan. Millan says the club plans to play its... Continue Reading →
  • Brain Training with Connor Hartley: Soccer and Thankful Thinking
    My name is Connor Hartley. I’m a mental performance consultant from Tacoma, Washington. I teach mental skills to athletes, musicians, students, and other types of performers, including elite athletes in soccer, basketball and golf. I have a master’s degree in mental health counseling with a focus in sport psychology from Boston University, and a bachelor’s in psychology... Continue Reading →
  • Seattle Youth Soccer hires David Griffiths to replace retiring Executive Director Ed D’Alessandro
    SEATTLE, WA— (press release) The Seattle Youth Soccer Association (SYSA) has hired David Griffiths, a veteran of Seattle and Washington youth soccer, to replace retiring Executive Director Ed D’Alessandro. “SYSA has one of the most successful and vigorous recreational youth soccer programs in the United States,” said incoming Executive Director Dave Griffiths. “I’m excited to... Continue Reading →
  • Davis, Arguello Named Week One WISL Players of the Week
    Originally posted on WISL - Fifth Season: The Western Indoor Soccer League has named Bellingham United’s Jared Davis Offensive Player of the Week and Tacoma Stars Reserves goalkeeper Mike Arguello Defensive Player of the Week for week one of the 2018-2019 season. Jared Davis, a Mill Creek native and graduate of Henry M. Jackson High…
  • Kesim brings Turkish experience, passion to Steelheads
    Originally posted on Snohomish County Football Club: SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA— Daghan “Dagi” (pronounced “Dah-Jee“) Kesim grew up in the passionate world of Turkish football. He was getting training and experience with a couple of pro teams in Istanbul and was following in the footsteps of his father who played for Besiktas. He was even in…
  • Bellingham, Tacoma Narrows Notch Season Opener Wins
    Originally posted on WISL - Fifth Season: Tacoma Narrows FC WISL REGULAR SEASON Tacoma Narrows FC 9, Oly Town Artesians 6 Tacoma Narrows FC won their first ever WISL game behind a hat trick by Alex Vogt and two goals from Jay Weinman on the road in front of a big crowd in Olympia. Narrows…
  • Growth spurt in WWPL puts new options on the table for 2019
    The Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) has added 4 new clubs so far for the 2019 season. With the loss of 1 that puts the regional men’s premier circuit at 10 members right now. The growth spurt means the league will surely see some schedule changes for the upcoming season, tentatively set to kick off... Continue Reading →
  • VIDEO BUZZ: West Seattle Soccer Club turns 50
    The West Seattle Soccer Club celebrates its 50th year of operations in 2018. Founder Joe Smith narrates the club’s origins and tells the stories of the club’s many noted players. Jim McAlister, one of the club’s original players, recalls the early days of youth soccer and its role in shaping his professional career. Current coaches... Continue Reading →
  • Free webinar series on Coaching Communication
    FREE 5-part webinar series on Coaching Communications with Reed Maltbie, Developer of The Excellence Equation All webinars on Wednesdays at 11 am PT, 12 noon MT, 1 pm CT, 2 pm ET Coaching Communication 101: Captivate your audience regardless of age or ability, 21 November 2018 Introducing the first in the 5-part GO! Chase Excellence... Continue Reading →

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