"Aside from being close to home, I really enjoy the balance Eastside FC has found between fostering a love for the game, developing kids on and off the field, and winning."
- Bill May, EFC Parent and Former Goalkeeper, University of Washington and Seattle Sounders
"After playing all the way from U-11 through U18 for Eastside, the club will always have a special place in my heart. The club and coaches were instrumental in my development as a youth player and the memories I made along the way are priceless."
- Kate Deines, EFC Alum and Former Defender, University of Washington and Seattle Reign FC
"We chose Eastside because of the people involved and the clubs commitment to doing things right. I've known Chance and Tom and many of the other coaches for years and like what they have built at Eastside. The facilities are world class and it's close to home for us so it worked out great. "
- Scott Jenkins, EFC Parent and Former Defender, University of Washington and Seattle Sounders
"While I'm not involved in the youth game I often tell SSFC players I get to watch the real players at Preston! I like the culture surrounding Eastside FC starting with Tommy and Chance."
- Tom Dutra, EFC Parent, Former Goalkeeper and Current Goalkeeping Coach for Seattle Sounders
"My time at Eastside was integral to my development as an athlete and soccer player, but most importantly as a person. The coaching and mentorship I received shaped me into the teammate, leader and colleague that I am today. The lessons I learned through my passion for soccer - work ethic, discipline, determination and perseverance - set a strong foundation for success in other areas of my life."
- Maryann Orweiler (formerly Maryann Boddy), EFC Alum and Director of Team Administration, Seattle Reign FC
"What led me to Eastside FC? Eastside FC’s commitment to youth, on and off the field, the facilities, the coaching staff."
- Michael Smith, Formerly with Seattle Sounders and Head Coach at Eastside FC
And, here's what our players and families have to say:
Eastside FC Satisfaction Survey, Results Graphic, 2013