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Sounders U-23 Give Back with Youth Clinic

        Darren Sawatzky instructs Blackhills U-13 players (Photo courtesy Blackhills FC)

Tacoma, WA. – On a frigid Wednesday night, the Sounders FC U-23 ran a team training session for the boys U-13’s of Blackhills Football Club. The youth team earned the opportunity to train with Sounders U-23 coaches by leading fundraiser sales for the Sounders U-23 match at Tumwater High School last season.

Head Coach and General Manager of the Sounders U-23, Darren Sawatzky, conducted the clinic, taking the Blackhills boys through technical and tactical session. Sawatzky incorporated some of the same methods

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Western Conference Semi-Finals (PREVIEW)

Sounders U-23 vs FC Tucson – 7:30pm Saturday – Ventura, CA

Sounders U-23 coach, Darren Sawatzky, will take on his former college teammate (photo by Chris Coulter,

Tacoma, WA – This weekend the Sounders U-23 will head to Ventura, CA for the Premier Development League Western Conference Final Four. They will take on FC Tucson on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The winner will move on to play in the Western Conference Championship the next day, Sunday, at 5:00 p.m.

Last Saturday evening in Tacoma, the Sounders U-23

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