Jesse Retan

B2002/03 ECNL, B2005 ECNL, B2007 ECNL & Shadow U23 Men's Head Coach  



Coaching License: USSF D License

Years with the Club: Started in 2015

Hometown: Cheney, WA

Coaching History: Shortly after returning to the pitch for the Shadow Men Jesse joined the club on the sideline as a youth coach. He would later become the head coach for the Shadow U23 side in the Evergreen Premier League when the First Team joined the National Premier Soccer League.

Playing History: A standout for Cheney High School, Jesse led the league in assists in 2006 and later went on to play at NWAC powerhouse Peninsula College as well as Whitworth University. Since the return of the Shadow Men's First Team in 2014 the former Shadow youth player has been a leader on the pitch for the team, helping lead the side to back-to-back EPLWA championships the first two seasons and the Northwest Division championship in the NPSL in 2018.

Coaching Experience
Spokane Sounders: 2015-Present
FC Spokane: xxxx-xxxx
Spokane Shadow First Team Assistant Coach (NPSL): 2017-Present
Spokane Shadow U23 Head Coach (EPLWA): 2017-Present
Eastern Washington EPD: xxxx-xxxx

Playing Experience
Spokane Shadow First Team, 2014-Present
- 2014 & EPLWA Champions
- 2018 NPSL NW Conference Champions
- 2019 NPSL NW Conference XI
Cheney High School, xxxx-xxxx
- League Assist Leader in 2006
Peninsula College, xxxx-xxxx
- 2008 NWAC All-Star Team
- 2008 NWAC Assist Leader
Whitworth University, xxxx-xxxx
Spokane Shadow Youth Club, xxxx-xxxx
- USL Super Y-League Regional Pool 2004-2006
- USL Super Y-League National Pool in 2005


Boys U13, U14, U15 and High School Copa Coaches Announced

May 10, 2023

UNMATCHED in our area for all levels of play! Wednesday, May 10, 2023 The Spokane Sounders are pleased to announce our 2023-2024 Boys coaching lineup, event calendar and new All-Inclusive Club Dues. The boys U13, U14, U15 and High School Copa will be under the guidance of Spokane’s development and player focused Jesse Retan, a…

Five Standouts Return for Spokane Shadow’s 2023 Season

April 17, 2023

Monday, April 17, 2023 The Spokane Shadow Men’s First Team programs returns to play in 2023 as members of the Evergreen Premier League and Cascadia Premier League with some familiarity to its rich local roots. In a reunion with head coach Mike Pellicio as head coach, the program will welcome back five players from their…