The Spokane Sounders have announced the tournament and event calendars for the 2002, 2001 and 1999/2000 groups for the 2017-18 season.
A notable headline will be Surf Cup. The A-teams will be attending the Surf Cup tournament in either July or November as well as all teams attending college showcases such as the Crossfire Challenge (July) and the FC Portland College Showcase (January), which the B-teams will also participate in.
Additionally, there are two new events on the docket. On August 20th, the 2002-A, 2001-A and 1999/2000-A teams will head to Seattle to play friendlies against Seattle Sounders Youth Academy teams. On June 10th, the Spokane Sounders will host college coaches from the region in a special identification event. The visiting coaches will run two sessions and then scout players in a scrimmage setting. Each of these events represent new and unique opportunities for both elite player development as well as talent identification for top players in Spokane, WA.
“We have on offer a fantastic array of opportunities for the older boys teams at this club,” says Director of Coaching Mike Pellicio. “Between the Regional Club League, various college showcases and games against the Sounders Academy teams, we have a thoroughly competitive tournament calendar for these young men. ”
Below is the full tournament schedule for 2017-18.
Spokane Sounders - Older Boys Event Schedule
2002-A, 2001-A, 1999/2000-A
*Specific tournament date choice TBA for each team
2002-B, 2001-B, 1999/2000-B