Record turnout as Steelheads host open tryouts; 40 players advance to training

Snohomish County FC Steelheads-Primary-800SMOKEY POINT, WA— The Snohomish County FC Steelheads held their annual open tryouts on Sunday March 10 at Dick Cardinal Stadium in Smokey Point. The beautiful sunny day saw 64 players turn out to try to make the new WWPL team. It’s the largest such group in SnoCo FC’s 3-year history.

Steelheads Head Coach Dagi Kesim was pleased with the numbers and also with the caliber of the players. Shortly after tryouts Kesim and other coaches met to discuss the day and to whittle the group down a bit heading into Tuesday night’s first practice. See the players invited to continue to train with the team in the list at the end of this article.

Photos: See shots of the tryouts by Glen Moffitt here.

The day also included a club “Open House” in which fans and players were treated to Steelheads cookies created by club partner Sugar Momma’s Smokey Point Bakery & Cafe.

The Steeleads travel to Wenatchee for a preseason match on March 30 before opening their 2019 home schedule on Saturday April 13 at Dick Cardinal Stadium in Smokey Point when they host TriCities Alliance FC at 3 PM.

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The list of advancing players is…

Carlos Rodriguez
Edgar Navarro
Rio Acosta
Devin Shull
Fabian Panduro
Ahmed Ahmed
Kevin Baron
Hector Palomera
Chris Mitalas
Logan Flem
Victor Villasenor
Andrew Escalante
Vlad Kutsyy
Jose Trivino
Karim Hanafy
Agustin Domingo
Moises Gary
Cade Cooke
Edwing Galmichi
Efren Martinez
Marcus Swanson
Alejandro Villasenor
Conner McWilliams
Nathan Allen
Kyle Aure
Mahmoud Farajallah
Do Thang
Tanner Edenholm
Lennin Gary
Ibrahim Haruna
Tajinder Singh
Austin Kennedy
Mason Haubrich
Cody McWillams
Jakob Bagley

Goalkeepers

Gabe Acosta
Jesus Gary
Colin Hauser
Alexis Regis
Steven Moseley

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