As an official partner club of Seattle Sounders FC, Northwest United will be hosting the Sounders FC Academy on the weekend of November 9th!
Our mission with Sounders FC is to provide opportunities to the members of our club, to help grow our soccer community and the support of Washington's MLS club. This weekend everyone in the Skagit County will have the chance to see the Sounders FC Academy, with Northwest United receiving a club visit, as well as hosting the Generation Adidas Cup Regional Qualifying Rounds.
On Friday November 9th, the U15's head coach Dan Lock will be providing coaching education to Northwest United coaches and our partner club coaches from La Liga Tlaxli. Dan will be educating our staff on training methodology and evidence-based coaching with both on field and classroom sessions.
Saturday November 10th will then see the GA Cup qualifying rounds played in Mount Vernon. The Generation Adidas Cup, one of the premier competitive youth soccer tournaments in North America, includes several MLS clubs such as the Seattle Sounders FC, Portland Timbers FC and LA Galaxy. Sounders FC U17's take on Vancouver Whitecaps U17 at Skagit Valley College, the home of Northwest United! Their qualifying game will take place on Sally Wagmar Field at 3pm. The top two teams will qualify for the Champions Division, with Sounders FC U17 currently top of the group!
This game is free entry to everyone. Please wear your Seattle Sounders FC and Northwest United FC Colors to show support for both clubs and our fantastic and every growing partnership with our MLS club.