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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Why Spokane Sounders – Coaches & Staff

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. COACHES / STAFF We cap the Why Spokane Sounders series…

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Trio Headed to South Korea with Sounders FC Academy

Thursday, August 22, 2019 A trio of Spokane Sounders players will soon embark on a first for the club as Erik Collins (2006 ECNL), Lincoln Crockett (2007 ECNL) and Eli Ledgerwood (2007 ECNL) have been invited by the Sounders FC Academy to attend the Gyeongju International Youth Tournament in South Korea August 23-28. The invitation…

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Ray Serrano Propels Sounders Academy To An MLS First

Sunday, April 21, 2019 Former U12-U14 Spokane Shadow player Ray Serrano continues to be a groundbreaker. On Saturday he rose above a Valencia CF defender in overtime to head home the 1-0 championship-winning goal to lead the U17 Sounders Academy side to the Generation adidas Cup Champions Division title – a first for MLS. At…

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Sounders FC’s Brauner Works With Club Staff, Players

June 12, 2018 The club coaching staff took part in another Seattle Sounders FC Youth Academy coaching session recently with Seattle Sounders FC head recruiter Henry Brauner, who was recently recruiting for the Sounders internationally, working with some of our younger players to showcase some training elements. He even took a few moments to work…

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Shadow Product Ray Serrano Signs Pro Contract with Sounders 2

Thursday, February 15, 2018 The Seattle Sounders announced that former U12-U14 Spokane Shadow player Ray Serrano, a 15-year-old member of the Sounders Academy, has signed a professional contract with S2, making him the youngest player in Sounders club history to sign a professional deal with the first or second team. The young Sounder is the…

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Sounders FC reaches youth partnership with Spokane SC Shadow

SOUNDERS FC NEWS RELEASE :: Friday, February 12, 2016 SEATTLE, WASH. – Seattle Sounders FC today announced an affiliation with the club’s third official youth partner, Spokane Soccer Club Shadow. The largest youth soccer organization in Eastern Washington, Spokane Soccer Club Shadow joins Seattle United and North Carolina’s Twin City Youth Soccer Association as youth…

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