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Seattle Impact FC welcomed to ShoWare Center

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on July 8, 2014 at 12:46 pm with No Comments »
July 8, 2014 4:56 pm

Seattle Impact's indoor soccer pitch at ShoWare Center in Kent.
Seattle Impact’s indoor soccer pitch at ShoWare Center in Kent.
Seattle Impact FC held an introductory press conference this morning at what will be their home arena: the ShoWare Center in Kent.

A few highlights:

The team will play a 20-game season running from November to February. The schedule is expected to be released in September.

The owner is Dion Earl, a former Sounder and SeaDog. Earl says his wife picked the name “Impact.” General manager Jose A. Moreno said “Seattle” was chosen as a nod to the entire metro area, including Tacoma.

Tryouts will be held July 19-20.

The head coach will be Jason Dunn. Assistant head coach is Todd Haley.

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