SEATTLE ~ 25 yrs of soccer history
FC Seattle started running camps in 1984.
Many of you will have been through our Camp or Academy
Programs. The children we coached over the last 25 years
have now produced their own soccer families.
Welcome to the new soccer
generation, here in the USA. With the new MLS Sounders FC
Franchise in town, Seattle is no exception. More and
more children are playing soccer; all you need is a
ball...that's it! Regardless of size, age, gender,
nationality, or income. No matter how fast or slow,
coordinated or not, you can enjoy this wonderful game.
The FC Seattle
Academy & Camps is directed by Stuart Lee, who played 10 years of English Professional soccer, followed by 8 years in the
NASL (North American Soccer League) and the
(Major Indoor Soccer League) in the United States. He signed
professional papers at the age of 17ys, for Bolton Wanderers, Bolton, England and played for several teams including Manchester
City, before coming to Portland, Oregon in 1980. His first team in the USA was the Portland Timbers who played in the
Career in Soccer ~
Wanderers FC, Stockport
County FC, Manchester
Timbers 1980-82, Los
Angeles Lazers ~ You Tube Clip
City Comets, St Louis Steamers, Tampa
Bay Rowdies 1984
WSYSA Coaching History ~
Seattle Storm DP ~ State Champs, Federal Way
Rovers, Maple Valley Flames ~ State Champs, Reign 89, Eastside FC 81 Red ~
State Champs, Reign 92, Eastside FC 91 Boys ~ State Champs,
Eastside 95 Red.
Stuart is currently the President of Seattle Storm Inc., and Director of FC Seattle
Storm, and is a
USSF. "A" Licensed coach that has been training and coaching players since
1987. He acquired the program from Bud Greer in 1991.
"My goal has been to create a premium soccer experience at FC Seattle Storm. The rapid growth of soccer in the US has created a demand for quality coaching. FC Seattle Storm has successfully filled these needs, and has been recognized as one of the best on the West Coast. As a parent and coach, I stress the importance of learning the right skills and techniques of soccer from quality coaches. Whether you are 6 years or 16 years, we have a program to suit you."
Stuart Lee, Director