Dave Ellis

G2010 Valley



Coaching License: USSF D License

Years with the Club: Started in 2009

Hometown: Spokane, WA

Coaching History: Dave balanced refereeing and coaching in the early years of his career, serving as a coach for his former youth club Spokane Flames. He would join Spokane Elite in 2009 and fold into the Spokane Shadow / Sounders staff during the 2012 merger.

Playing History: Dave played local club soccer with the Spokane Flames.

Coaching Experience
Spokane Sounders: 2009-Present
- G06 D1 2018 State Champions, 2017 NW Champions League Champions
- G05 D1 2016 State Cup Semifinalists
Spokane Flames: 1992-1996 (also served as club VP)
Freeman HS Girls Head Coach: 2018-Present
- 2018 & 2019 State Quarterfinalists (school firsts)
- Ranked #1 in state 1A in 2019 (school first)
- 2019 Northeast A League Coach of the Year
Washington State EPD: 2018-Present

Additional Experience
Professional / NCAA Division I Referee: 1992-1998
- Washington Youth Soccer 1996 Referee of the Year



Spokane Sounders Coaches Announced for 2020-21 Season

April 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 postponements, the tryout/team selection process has changed for the 2020-21 season. Please refer to this announcement for further information. Selection Process [+]¬† ¬† ¬†¬†Registration [+] The Spokane Sounders are excited to announce the coaching staff for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Although their seasons and cup tournaments have been interrupted this past…

Superb Season For Club Players in High School

December 6, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019 The 2019 fall season proved to be a tremendously successful outing for Spokane Sounders and Shadow players over the past few months. In the end seven individuals were honored with eight Most Valuable Player awards and dozens were named to All-League teams. In the Greater Spokane League the Offensive and Defensive…