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Jimmy Mcalister

director of soccer

kevin long

executive director

alex chursky

technical director

kyle rodeheaver

boys director of coaching

richard reece

girls director of coaching

matt brewer

junior sounders academy

paul aur

regional program director

raphael cox

shoreline regional director

george singh

south regional director

carlos enriquez

community outreach

george vukic

programs director

brooke reece

ecnl manager

michele authier

office manager

sean russell

camps director

gary whitehouse

college coordinator

brooke reece

ecnl manager

jasmin zachwieja

certified athletic trainer

paige blomso



Seattle United’s MAC supervise and assist Seattle United’s Trainer in creating resources for family and staff. Three of the four MAC members have children that currently play or have previously played for Seattle United. They are excellent resources that can be utilized for any medical related questions.

  • April Stempien-Otero MD
  • Ema Thake MS RD CSSD

An athletic trainer is a healthcare professional who provides emergent care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions that is all evidence-based. Seattle United’s athletic trainer focuses on immediate care and return to play and activities of daily living.

If your child is injured, we have resources for you! Seattle United's athletic trainer can be contacted through the Injury Report Form or directly by email. She can give recommendations, develop general rehabilitation programs, and/or refer you out to other healthcare providers if further assistance is needed. However, if you are needing more immediate care, Seattle United has excellent relationships with the following healthcare providers.

UW Sports Medicine

Seattle United families are given priority at UW Sports Medicine Center at the Husky Stadium. The clinic's goal is to get our athletes in within 48hrs. They offer specialists in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, and radiology. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, email sportsmd@uw.edu  or call at (206)598-3294, option 2. Identify yourself as Seattle United family, include player’s full name, birthdate, and what the appointment is for (i.e. concussion follow-up, chronic injury, sports injury, etc.)

movemend rehab and performance clinic

Seattle United families are treated as VIP at MoveMend Rehab and Performance Clinic, located in Eastlake. They specialize in working with athletes and want to get your athlete back on the field as quickly and as safely as possible. Seattle United families are guaranteed an appointment and also have specific time slots just for them on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 3pm and 4:30pm. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, call (206)641-7733 or email them at info@movemend.info.  Identify yourself as Seattle United family, include player’s full name, birthdate, and what the appointment is for. If you are unsure about booking an appointment, they offer free injury screens too!