Artesians To Call Evergreen Home For 2017 EPLWA Season

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Oly Town Artesians are excited to announce that they will play their inaugural season in the Evergreen Premier League at The Evergreen State College. The Artesians will call Lower Geoduck Field, the field adjacent to their indoor home at The Pavilion, their home pitch. The field will provide a flexible and intimate fan experience that is unparalleled in the EPLWA and continues the relationship between Oly Town FC and The Evergreen State College.

“Evergreen has been a great host to the Artesians over the past two years,” said Artesians owner Tim Smith. “And I personally like the flexibility that an open field provides us. We can put bleachers anywhere, add picnic tables, food trucks, maybe even a beer garden, all right next to the field.”

“Fan experience has been our focus since day one and that can be a…

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Troy Ready named new head coach of Vancouver Victory FC

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VANCOUVER, WA—Vancouver Victory FC are pleased to announce that Troy Ready will be the club’s new head coach going forward as preparations begin to defend the 2016 Evergreen Premier League Championship. Ready takes over for Aaron Lewiswho recently was announced as the new head coach of the Portland Timbers U23’s of the PDL.

“It’s an honor to be named head coach and to begin serving in this role,” Ready (pronounced ‘Reedy’) says. “The Vancouver Victory have a fantastic reputation both on and off the field, and it will be my joy to extend the success of this club going forward.”

“Troy came highly recommended by Coach Lewis as his successor at the helm of the victory,” says Vancouver owner Barrett Goddard. “He and I share similar philosophies about soccer and development.”

“After interviewing Troy and chatting with him a few times it was…

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Vancouver Victory players represent at S2 open tryouts

v2fc-full-color-crest-croppedVANCOUVER, WA—Vancouver Victory FC, reigning Champions of the Evergreen Premier League, were proud to send a group of players north recently to Sounders 2 USL open tryouts.

Avier Christian, Jerson Mejia, Jamoy Stevens, and Tevaughn Harriette have all worn the Columbia Blue and Black of the Victory. S2 open tryouts saw all four players make it past the first round and called back for the final 40 the next day.

The players will be notified by email this week on how they did.


Avier Christian, Jerson Mejia, Jamoy Stevens, and Tevaughn Harriette.

“Last weekend was exciting for us as an organization to see some of our former players have success at the next level,” says Victory owner Barrett Goddard. “All four players showed well at the Sounders 2 tryouts. Whether they make the team or not, it is great to see that Vancouver Victory FC is…

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South Sound FC (adult) merges with Washington Premier FC (youth)

19ac907001b313806ea4a6ae6c4cc2fc-526e778620fe4TACOMA, WA — (WPSSFC release) South Sound FC and Washington Premier FC are proud to announce a merger that will further the connection of youth and adult soccer in the Puget Sound Region. Going forward, South Sound FC will be called Washington Premier South Sound FC (WPSSFC) in an effort to maintain the heritage of the competitive adult club, as well as brand the partnership appropriately with the region’s top high-level youth club.

“The culture that WP has around the game and the opportunities this partnership provides match up perfectly with our goals on and off the field,” South Sound FC founder John Crouch said. We believe that the soccer culture we will create on game day with WP families and staff combined, with our current fans, will be second-to-none in our leagues.  A built-in youth club fan base that can meet and be a part of our…

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Artesians name Ray Finn Head Coach, set EPLWA tryout dates

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FINAL-Artesians_logoOLYMPIA, WA ––(Artesians release) The Oly Town Artesians are excited to announce that Ray Finn has been named Head Coach for their inaugural season in the outdoor Evergreen Premier League. Finn took over as head coach of the Artesians indoor side this season and is an assistant men’s soccer coach at The Evergreen State College.  In addition, Finn and Oly Town FC have set open tryout dates for March 23rd, 25th and 26th.

“Ray is an excellent fit for our club and has earned our player’s respect over the course of the WISL indoor season,” said Artesians owner Tim Smith. “This team will play at the highest level of any sport in Olympia, so it’s important that we represent our community well.  We’ve talked about it a lot, and I know Ray embraces that responsibility.”

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Finn took over the reins of…

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South Sound FC plans to reunite Aussie pals; Host families needed

ssfc-500TACOMA, WA—South Sound Football Club of the Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) is making plans to reunite two Australian soccer players who grew up playing together and have since come to the States to play college ball. As a part of the process, the Shock are also looking for host families for the Aussie pair and other possible spring-summer visiting players.

“We are excited to bring Thomas (Tommy) Torzsok and Rhys Lambert to Tacoma this summer to play with South Sound FC,” says Shock Head Coach Adam Becker. “They both have played at a very competitive level in the NCAA’s, and we look forward to seeing how they might blend in with the local players on and off of the pitch.”

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Host Families Needed

The Shock are looking for host families to house and provide meals for the…

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