SILVERDALE, WA — WestSound FC Men of the Evergreen Premier League today announce that Keith Sargent will take the reins as head coach for the club’s 2014 season.
Sargent is currently a coach with the WestSound FC Youth Club, leading teams in the Regional Clubs League, as well as an officer with the Bremerton Police Department. He is also the assistant coach for the Olympic College Men’s Soccer team.
“I am excited to be part of our new Men’s team in its first season,” says Sargent. “It is a great opportunity for local players but also a great chance for me to continue my passion for coaching soccer.”
Sargent has a Chemistry degree from Western Washington University and also attended Olympic College in Bremerton. He earned his USSF Level B Coaching License in 2011. Sargent is currently working on a Master’s Degree from Ohio University in Coaching Education with an emphasis on soccer. He’s fulfilling online course requirements before a residency in 2015.
Sargent says it’s job one to let the community know the WestSound Men’s team is coming. “We definitely want to get the information out there, being a new men’s team…a new experience all around. From forming the team, to getting the players out, to just evaluating what the EPLWA is all about.”
WestSound FC Director of Coaching George Vukic looks forward to supporting Sargent in his role as head coach. “Keith is a great choice for men’s coach,” says Vukic, “he will reach and inspire, and I am looking forward to assisting his efforts with the new team as much as I can as we build towards kick-off in May.”
The journey continues for WSFC with open tryouts announced soon, fund-raising efforts, and more. Sargent is looking forward to the challenges ahead.
‘There are lots of players around here that want to compete at a higher level,” the coach says. “It’s a pure sport at the amateur level. It’s a real exciting time for our area to be a part of this league.”
Coach Sargent has committed to coaching competitive level soccer in the Bremerton area since 2007 with coaching stints at Olympic College, Olympic High School, and Tracyton SC. Sargent and his wife Tammy have three children, Austin, Jake, and Hailey.
About the EPLWA
The Evergreen Premier League is an elite adult men’s soccer league for college and post-college age players to feature their skills on hometown clubs throughout the state of Washington. The league’s mission is to cultivate “football club” culture while providing opportunities for coaches, owners, supporters, players and towns to enjoy the sport and all of the community-building it can bring. The EPLWA is affiliated with the Washington State Adult Soccer Association, the United States Adult Soccer Association, US Soccer and FIFA.
The EPLWA (pronounced E-P-L ‘wah’) will kick off in May 2014 with its debut season in these Washington cities: Bellingham United FC (Bellingham), South Sound FC (Tacoma), Wenatchee United FC (Wenatchee), Seattle Stars FC (Tukwila), WestSound FC (Silverdale), Spokane Shadow (Spokane), Vancouver Victory FC (Vancouver, WA) and Yakima United FC (Yakima).
Visit the Evergreen Premier League online at: www.EPLWA.com
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