Darren Sawatzky

Certification: USSF “A”, BS in Organizational Communications

Coaching History: Tualitan Hills SC (1991) , FC Portland (1992-1995, 2001), FC Seattle (1990-1992), University of Portland Soccer Camps (1991-1995), New England Revolution Camps (1996-1997), Dallas Burn Camps (1998), Colorado Rapids Camps (1999), Seattle Sounders Camps (2000), Highline Heat Technical Director (2000), Portland Timbers Soccer Camps (2001), Central Catholic High School (2001), Thomas Jefferson High School (2002-2006, 4A state champions, 4A Coach of the Year), Highline Premier Football Club Director of Coaching (2002-2008), University of Washington Assistant Coach (2003-2006), Seattle Sounders Head Assistant Coach (2006-2008, USL Champions 2007), Washington Youth Soccer ODP Director (2008-2013), Sounders FC Director of Youth Development (2008-present)

Coach’s Playing History: University of Portland (1991-1995), Cascade Surge (USL, 1995-NW Rookie of the Year), UNAM Pumas/Leon training camps (Mexico, 1995), Member US Olympic Team Pool (1995-1996), New England Revolution (MLS, 1996-1997), Leicester City Training Camp (EPL, 1996), Dallas Burn (MLS, 1998), Hershey Wildcats/Charleston Battery (USL, 1998), Colorado Rapids (MLS, 1999), Suwon Samsung Training Camp (Korea-2000), Seattle Sounders (USL, 2000), Portland Timbers/Kansas City Comets (USL/MISL 2001), Seattle Sounders (USL, 2002-2004)

Personal: Darren is married to Ginny and has five children, Corey 24, Kayla 21, Jordyn 15,  Kylie 14, and Skyler 11.