Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach Torrey Finn

Monday, January 17, 2022 Being a multi-sport athlete with a multi-sport coach for a father, it is probably not too much of a surprise that Torrey Finn ended up being a coach… and a teacher, guiding young minds literally on and off the field. As a youth player Finn bounced around a bit as a…

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Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach Jason Bartlett

Monday, January 10, 2022 Early family and life experiences helped shape Jason Bartlett into a devotion to sports and soccer in particular. And when his daughter began to play, that devotion led to a new inspiration leading the next generation to that same devotion. “I played for the Raiders when I was 10 years old…

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Spokane Sounders Earn Top HS Honors

Friday, December 7, 2021 It was another amazing high school season for Spokane Sounders players this past fall, culminating in a state championship, several state awards, league championships, five league MVP awards and 27 All-League selections. Highlighting the area high school season was the Washington State Championship run of the Deer Park Lady Stags. Led…

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Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach Mike Oliver

Monday, January 3, 2022 One of the common themes through many of our profiles has been the lure of the greater Spokane community and the northwest. The story of Mike Oliver is no different, and it has produced three outstanding players and a pair of coaches within the family and many more beyond. “Originally from…

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Olson Chapter in Spokane Closes as Coach Heads to Nepal

Monday, December 20, 2021 A longtime fixture in the Spokane coaching community, former club coach Bryan Olson recently announced he is stepping down from his position as head coach of the Whitworth women’s program to pursue missionary opportunities in Nepal. A coach with the club since his graduation from Whitworth in 2009 under longtime former…

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Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach Jesse Retan

Monday, December 13, 2021 If there is one individual that bridges the gap between the older generation of coaches and the new, it is Jesse Retan – arguably also one of the best players to hail from Cheney. Retan was among the many players that played in the club in its formative years as the…

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Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach Brett Wanner

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Wyoming is not necessarily a state that comes to mind when you think of soccer hotbeds, but playing in the heart of the Rockies forged a passion for the game for coach Brett Wanner. According to the coach, having a population less than a million in the state provided plenty of…

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Quartet Enjoys ODP Interregional Experience

Friday, December 3, 2021 A handful of Spokane Sounders players had the opportunity to spend the week prior to Thanksgiving down in Florida among some of the nation’s elite participating in the 2021 ODP Interregionals. Erin Ewers, Sammie Symmes, Tasyn Oosting and Hailey Roberts donned the red, white and blue for the week representing the…

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ECNL Sides Find Success in Arizona

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 The trio of older Spokane Sounders ECNL sides returned from Arizona this week proud of their performances down in Tucson as all three came away with some positive results, including a 1-1-1 run from the B2005 squad. “We were competitive all weekend,” said Boys Director Jay Vela. “We showed well overall…

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