Player Details


Sean Okoli




6' 1"


183 lbs

Date of Birth

2.3.1993 (30)


Federal Way, WA



Player Category

2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary
  • Scored 24 goals with nine assists in three seasons at Wake Forest
  • Earned All-ACC honors all three collegiate seasons
  • Federal Way native who played for Sounders FC Academy and U-23s.


2013: Led the team with nine goals and co-led team with 21 points to earn First Team All-South Region and First Team All-ACC honors. Second straight season leading the team in scoring. Recorded three assists. Scored first-half hat trick against Furman (8/24) and scored twice against NC State (10/8). Recorded goal and assist at Maryland (10/19). Scored in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Virginia (11/12) and assisted in the second round against Notre Dame (12/1).

2012: Earned Second Team All-ACC honors as a sophomore. Led the team with 11 goals, and recorded three assists. Named ACC Co-Player of the Week two times (10/23 and 11/5) after scoring first career hat trick against NC States (10/19) and a goal and assists against top-ranked Maryland (11/1). Also named NSCAA Player of the Week on (10/24). Scored first goal of season at Clemson (9/7) and first assist at Virginia Tech (9/28). Scored goal and assist against Virginia (11/6) in the ACC Tournament Quarterfinals and played every minute in an NCAA Tournament overtime loss to Coastal Carolina (11/18).

2011: Started 18 of his 21 appearances in first collegiate season, earning All-ACC Freshman Team honors. Finished third on the team with 11 points, including four goals and three assists. Scored in four straight matches to end the regular season. Made collegiate debut against USF (8/27­), playing the full 90 minutes. Recorded first career point, assisting on the game-winner against No. 25 Virginia (10/14). Scored first career goal at NC State (10/22), and first game-winner against William & Mary (10/25). Recorded an assist in his NCAA Tournament debut against South Carolina (11/17). Named a College Soccer 360 Primetime Player of the Week (11/1)

International Experience

Has extensive experience with the U.S. Youth National Team. Traveled with the U-18 squad to Portugal, Argentina and Israel and was included in the U-20 player pool. Scored for the U-18 team against the Chivas USA reserves (4/27/10).

Club/High School

Played for Sounders FC U-23s and Academy. Became the first academy player to play in the MLS Reserve League for Sounders FC. Scored two goals in 315 minutes for the Sounders FC U-23s in 2013. Four-year starter at Todd Beamer High School and scored 19 goals with 14 assists as a senior to help lead team to the SPSL South Division Championship. Named the 2009 SPSL Co-Player of the Year and All-SPSL First Team selection in 2008 and 2009. Named to the 2009 Seattle Times All-Area Team and 2008-09 All-Federal Way Male Soccer Player of the Year. Region IV ODP player. Ranked as the 40th-best player in his class by and the third-best in the Pacific Northwest.