Category: Outreach

Champions

Landscaper Cup Win by Players Rakes In $1,050 for Steelheads

SNOHOMISH, WA—Players from the Snohomish County FC Steelheads entered the 2022 Landscaper Cup on Saturday March 5 at the Snohomish Sports Dome with a single goal in mind: win the $1,000 first prize and donate it to Snohomish County FC. A few hours later the guys were posing with a trophy and Monarch Landscaping was presenting the group with a debit Visa card. Along the way Glenn Paden and Dorian Lair also won $25 each for the team. The eventual benefit for the Fish was $1,050. Club Community “It was awesome to see some of our players decide to compete

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Outreach

SnoCo Beach Steelheads to hit the sand this June in Seaside

SNOHOMISH, WA—One of the cool things about being involved in the Snohomish County FC soccer community is getting chances to put a spin on the sport we love. For a group of Steelheads this will mean heading to Seaside Oregon in June for the annual Soccer In The Sand Tournament. There the co-ed team will compete for the first time under the SnoCo FC banner and crest as SnoCo Beach. “Some of us have made this trip before,” says organizer Andrew Escalante. “But never using the Steelheads name and crest, so it should be even more fun this time around.”

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Cascadia

Steelheads Men will play friendly at Ballard FC this summer

SNOHOMISH, WA—The Snohomish County FC Steelheads Men of the Cascadia Premier League (CPL) have scheduled a friendly away at new USL League Two side Ballard FC. The match will take place at Interbay Stadium on Friday July 15, 2022 at 7 PM. “The Steelheads were contacted by Ballard FC and we were excited to work with them to see if a friendly match was possible,” says SnoCo FC General Manager Dorian Lair. “We really like the way they have launched their new club and we love connecting with local soccer.” Ballard FC has been featured twice in the Seattle Times

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Outreach

Snohomish Sports Dome hosts community Super Bowl viewing party Sunday

SNOHOMISH, WA—The Snohomish Sports Dome will host a community viewing party for fans to enjoy Sunday’s Super Bowl in a sports environment. The gathering is also a fundraiser for the Snohomish County FC Steelheads and the club’s four premier adult soccer teams. The doors open at 2 PM on Sunday February 13. Who you got? A recent poll on SnoCo FC Instagram shows that many in Snohomish will be cheering for the orange and black of the Cincinnati Bengals. You and your group can hit the turf at the Dome and cheer on your favorite team while viewing the game

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History

Steelheads Logo Mural Goes Up At Snohomish Sports Dome (Videos)

SNOHOMISH, WA—The Snohomish County FC Steelheads now have their crest on the walls of the Snohomish Sports Dome to inspire them as they prepare for the upcoming Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) season presented by Trails End Taphouse & Restaurant. The logo mural was completed on October 9 by Ava and her mother. Ava (15) is a Junior at Jackson High School (Mill Creek) and is on the dance team.   She was recently voted to the homecoming court and wants to be animator when she get older.  She was very excited to paint this mural for the Steelheads’ inaugural (full)

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Matches

Steelheads rock The Block then shutout Lacey

SNOHOMISH, WA—The Snohomish County FC Steelheads beat the Lacey Pocket Gophers 2-0 on Sunday night August 22 at Snohomish Veterans Memorial Stadium in a Western Washington Premier League soccer match. Earlier in the day the Fish spent time representing the club at the 2021 Snohomish Block Party. SnoCo FC got a goal in each half. Morgan West put the Fish up 1-0 in the first half. It was West’s fifth goal of the season. Tyler Sharp added a second in the second half. It was Sharp’s first goal for the Fish after dishing out two assists in earlier matches. Both

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Information

Steelheads Ponder Local, National Soccer League Scenes For 2022

SMOKEY POINT, WA—The elite adult soccer scene in the United States offers something for everyone and every club. But it does not offer consistent structure like many other countries have. This is true in both the State of Washington and especially nationally. There are many leagues but a lack of a promotion and relegation structure means networking and buying your way in take precedence over earning it on the pitch and playing your way up. Take A Breath, Look Ahead Snohomish County Football Club annually takes stock of where we are and where we want to eventually be. Part of

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Featured

SnoCo FC Featured In North County Outlook

SMOKEY POINT, WA— Snohomish County Football Club is featured in a July 14, 2021 article in the North County Outlook newspaper with coverage from writer Nathan Whalen. SnoCo FC appreciates the press we have received over the years. We love being part of our larger county community and sharing our story. You can see previous club press coverage here. Read the latest North County Outlook story here.

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Outreach

What Does It Mean To Be A Steelhead? (Videos)

SMOKEY POINT, WA–-What does it mean to be a Steelhead? That is the question club co-founder Andrew Escalante recently asked some of the guys before a training session. The replies were turned into a polished video by the club. See the clip below. That’s how we originally wanted the segment to be seen. But there was a bit more going on behind the scenes, so we thought we would also share the unedited video clips just the way Andrew submitted them. Check that out below.

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Outreach

Wohlfert Craft Distilling becomes an Official Partner of SnoCo FC

SMOKEY POINT, WA––Snohomish County Football Club is pleased to announce Wohlfert Craft Distilling as the newest Official Partner of our elite adult soccer club. Our community members age 21 and over are invited to watch for social media shares on SnoCo FC pages as we help promote the new business located in the city of Snohomish. It was just a few weeks ago that some Steelheads visited the new distillery owned and operated by John and Karen Wohlfert. Everyone had such a good time that both parties knew a partnership was a great idea. “John and Karen (Wohlfert) were awesome hosts and we

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Outreach

Steelheads play social media tag with Dick’s Drive-Ins

EDMONDS, WA— The closest Dick’s Drive In to the Steelheads’ home pitch at Dick Cardinal Stadium in Smokey Point is the Dick’s on Highway 99 in Edmonds. It’s a 30 mile drive but on Sunday April 18 SnoCo FC General Manager David Falk made a point of stopping by on his way to the match. A few photos later suddenly the Fish found themselves retweeted and shared by the local legendary burger classic. “Since I sometimes take the Edmonds ferry to matches, it has become a tradition to stop at Dick’s,” says Falk. “So I posted some photos with well-placed

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Outreach

Lair Athletic Company and Eskee Interior Auto Detailing join SnoCo FC as Official Partners

SMOKEY POINT, WA— The Snohomish County Football Club is pleased to announce two new Official Partners have joined our mission to continue to build and professionally operate an elite adult soccer program for our county. Lair Athletic Company and Eskee Interior Car Detailing are already interacting with our community. SnoCo FC is already actively promoting the new partners over various platforms. Lair Athletic Company Lair Athletic Company provides many services including, Athletics, Business, Web and Analytics Consulting. Dorian Lair is a familiar name and face for many who follow SnoCo FC. Currently serving as the club’s Assistant General Manager, not

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Outreach

Everett High alum Garret Robinson fits right in with Steelheads

SMOKEY POINT, WA—Garret Robinson looked right at home in the Snohomish County FC defense in the Steelheads’ 2021 Western Washington Premier League opening 4-1 win at Grays Harbor Gulls. His speed, calm and experience highlighted his Fish debut. His chill personality came through in a post-match interview during the car ride home. Garret is known in the Snohomish soccer scene for his stand-out seasons with the Everett High School Seagulls. Then came a 5-year run with Montana State Billings in the GNAC. Some called Garret by the nickname “G” at Everett. In college it eventually turned into “G-Rob.” Either way,

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Outreach

SnoCo FC jumps in to support Sound Salmon Solutions

SMOKEY POINT, WA— Snohomish County Football Club is excited to announce that we are partnering with Sound Salmon Solutions (Mukilteo) to increase awareness of and participation in ongoing work to assist native fish in and around Snohomish County. Sound Salmon Solutions (SSS) is a local non-profit organization and one of 14 Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups in Washington State, working to involve citizen volunteers and landowners in the state’s salmon recovery efforts. “In 2020, we celebrated our 30th Anniversary and simply couldn’t do our work without your support!” says Lisa Syravong, Stewardship Program Manager of SSS. “As an organization, we provide

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Gear

West Coast Goalkeeping balls donated to Gala FC, Snohomish Sports Dome

SMOKEY POINT, WA— Snohomish County Football Club has donated soccer balls to youth club partners Gala FC and indoor soccer partners Snohomish Sports Dome in a true team effort between players, the club, and club partners. The club and players Steven Moseley and Andrew Escalante divided the cost of indoor soccer training balls three ways and connected with goalkeeper gear partners West Coast Goalkeeping on an order. In search of a dozen regulation size adult #5 balls, the Steelheads also ended up with a dozen #4 youth balls in a generous donation from West Coast Goalkeeping.  Steven and Andrew knew

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Cascadia

SnoCo FC joins #RegrowCascadia forest fire benefit effort

SMOKEY POINT, WA—Snohomish County Football Club has joined with community soccer clubs in Oregon and Washington to raise funds benefitting local forest fire related causes. The #RegrowCascadia mission is an effort to respond to the record wildfires of 2020. SnoCo FC will sell beautiful #RegrowCascadia fabric patches and stickers to raise funds that will be directed to The Community Foundation of North Central Washington. The Sticker / Patch combo pack will be available for $12 (includes shipping) with all proceeds going to families impacted by wildfire in North Central Washington. Pre-order your combo here: #RegrowCascadia SnoCo FC. The artwork has a

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Outreach

Snohomish Sports Dome reopens with Soccer Tennis tournament

SNOHOMISH, WA— The Snohomish Sports Dome reopened on Saturday August 15 with the start of a series of Soccer Tennis tournaments. Snohomish County Football Club fielded several teams, advancing one as far as the semifinals. Rio Alcorta and Blake Camilleri represented the Fish on one team. Gunnar Stohl and Steven Moseley fielded a second tandem. Andrew Escalante and Danaia Stuck were a third pair connected to SnoCo FC. In the end Blake and Rio made it the farthest, being edged out in the semis. Top of page photo: Left to right – Rio Alcorta, Blake Camilleri, Steven Moseley, Andrew Escalante,

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Outreach

Everett coach Cruz will build 2020 Trojans around Steelhead trialist Daniel Amador

EVERETT, WA— Everett College Trojans head men’s soccer coach Erik Cruz says midfielder Daniel Amador (Marysville Pilchuck High School) is a key component of his plans for the 2020 NWAC season. Amador was selected to continue training with the Steelheads after open tryouts in March. Then the Covid-19 crisis hit and the 2020 Western Washington Premier League season was postponed. Since then, Amador has been honored by the NWAC for his sportsmanship. Along with Edmonds CC soccer player Chihiro Ichimura, Daniel distinguished himself through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. TOP PHOTO: Amador (#7) and Gerardo Lopez (#14) contain

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Outreach

Steelheads encourage 2020 soccer seniors to keep on kicking

SMOKEY POINT, WA— The Snohomish County FC Steelheads encourage all graduating men’s soccer high school seniors to keep kicking even though their final seasons have been cancelled. The Covid 19 pandemic has claimed the 2020 men’s high school soccer season, leaving scores of guys from around Snohomish County with an ‘unfinished’ feeling as they graduate high school without playing another match in their school colors. But soccer isn’t over for these guys. Some are already planning for college soccer. Either way, the Steelheads are a club built to give opportunities for players to keep playing and raise their game. 2020

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Coaches

Kesim keeps teaching online with Gala FC

MILL CREEK, WA–-The Covid 19 pandemic has halted soccer around the world. It’s up to clubs to reach out and stay connected with their players. Dagi Kesim is doing just that with youth side Gala FC as the founder of that club and Steelheads Technical Director of Soccer takes to the internet with live teaching sessions. The video instructions have seen many Gala FC players jump online to view and also participate with feedback and questions. Steelhead players are also joining the viewership in good numbers. The live sessions are archived and can be viewed on Gala FC Facebook. Kesim

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