A Letter to Players from Kailyn LaBrosse

Hi fellow athletes or anyone who needs an extra push, I am writing this right now with four final exams coming up and a crapload of homework, but I felt the urge to get this off my chest. Kevin Moon actually inspired me to write this. He sees many young athletes going through the same…

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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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New Home for Erik Collins at Sounders Academy

Friday, September 24, 2021 In April, a long-awaited dream became a reality for B2007 ECNL player Erik Collins. He transitioned from Spokane Sounder to Seattle Sounder, joining the club’s acclaimed academy on the west side after years of hard work. Collins appeared on the radar for the Sounders Development Program three years ago and began…

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Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach Tim Seely

Monday, August 23, 2021 Seventeen. Coach Tim Seely had the world literally at his feet as a teenager. It was also the point at which the seed was planted and roots of his lengthy coaching career began. A fixture in the Spokane coaching community for so long, it is understandable for many to not know…

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Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach John Palladino

Monday, August 2, 2021 With a life working and playing with stars in New York, hometown success story John Palladino is relishing the opportunity to be back in Spokane giving back to the soccer community while continuing his vibrant acting career. Two years ago coach Palladino was working alongside Rose Byrne on the set of…

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Coach Profile – Get to Know Coach Marissa Mykines

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 An all-around coach, a very humble Marissa Mykines spends the day helping athletes improve their physical strength as a trainer and then turns soccer coach in the evenings and weekends. Her dedication to improving players on and off the pitch probably stems from a competitive spirit that led to what is…

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Why Spokane Sounders – Alumni

The pillars of the Spokane Sounders are the foundation of how the club approaches operating. Those pillars of Development, Competition, Community, and Enjoyment play a large role in everything and over the next two weeks we will explore it in the Why Spokane Sounders series. ALUMNI While Development is a claim that many youth programs…

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Alum Larkin Russell to Play Professionally in Israel

Thursday, November 5, 2020 The club is thrilled to share that longtime youth player and Shadow Women’s First Team player Larkin Russell will soon be heading to Israel to play professionally with First Division side Hapoel Ra’anana. A member of the club since U11, Russell was a standout player that would go on to play…

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