Cascade FC Coaching Staff

2019-20 Cascade FC Coaching Staff

Subject to change, at discretion of Director of Coaching

Boys 2011 Green George Taylor Girls 2011 Green TBD
Boys 2010 Green George Taylor Girls 2010 Green Tariq Walcott
Boys 2010 White TBD Girls 2010 White TBD
Boys 2009 Green Tariq Walcott Girls 2009 Green Josh Lewis
Boys 2009 White Josh Lewis Girls 2008 Green Sophie Harris
Boys 2008 Green George Taylor Girls 2008 White TBD
Boys 2008 White James Long Girls 2007 Green Allie Galoob
Boys 2007 Green Shane Wakefield Girls 2006 Green Shane Wakefield
Boys 2006 Green George Taylor Girls 2005 Green Tariq Walcott
Boys 2005 Green Rob Taylor Girls 2004 Green Trevor Morris
Boys 2004 Green James Long Girls 2004 White Steven Leniszewski
Girls 2002/03 Allie Galoob


Sophie Harris Director of Operations, Head coach

Coaching Experience

Director of Operations 2016 - present

Cascade FC Head Coach 2014 - present

Cascade FC Assist coach 2013 - 2014

SnVYSA Head Coach 2007 - 2013

Coaching Qualifications

USSF Grassroots 4v4, 7v7, 11v11 - 2018

NSCAA Jr level 6 - 2014

Playing Experience

WSASA co-ed, 1993 - 2016

UW club soccer women & co-ed 1988 - 1991

Issaquah Soccer Club 1977 - 1984


George Taylor Director of Coaching, Head coach

Coaching Experience

Director of Coaching 2016 - Present

Cascade FC Head coach 2013 - Present

EPD Assistant Coach 2018 - Present

UK Elite Soccer Assistant Regional Manager 2012 - 2018

Oxford United FC Development Academy head coach 2010 - 2012

Coaching Qualifications

UEFA B License - November 2015

USSF D License - August 2018

NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma - March 2017

UEFA C License - April 2012

The FA (UEFA) Youth Module 2 - October 2011

The FA (UEFA) Youth Module 1 - October 2010

Playing Experience

Oxford and Cherwell Valley college, 2010 - 2012

Oxford City U18, 2010 - 2011

Youth club football 1997 - 2009


James Long, GK Academy Coach, Head Coach

Coaching Experience

Cascade FC GK Academy Head Coach 2018 - Present

Cascade FC Head Coach 2019 - Present

Welsh premier academy GK coach At Monmouth Town

FAW Cymru Cup GK coach

Taffs Well GK Coach (Welsh league 1)

Cardiff City Academy GK Coach

University of South Wales GK Coach

Welsh Universities GK Coach

Coaching Qualifications

UEFA B License

FAW B goalkeeper award

Gym instructors' level 3

Heads Up Training

FAW Coaching players with Disabilities award

Playing Experience

Gwent County youth

College Soccer and Futsal teams


Rob Taylor, Head coach

Coaching Experience

Cascade FC Head Coach 2018-present

Eastside FC Head Coach 2010-2017

Coach, St. Margaretsbury football club (semi-professional men's team), including notational analysis work.

Coach, UK Elite Soccer during the summer season of 2009 (ages 4-18).

Coach, Risden Wood football club between the 2008-2009 seasons (ages 16-18).

Coach, Ware Youth Football Club 2005-2006, developmental level (5-7 year olds)

Coaching Qualifications

USSF National B License

USSF National C License

USSF National D License

FA Level One coaching badge

High School Coaching Experience:

Eastlake High School Varsity head coach 2019 - present

Richard Hale School, Sacred Heart School (ages 11-18) 2004 - 2006

Playing Experience:

College: Notre Dame College, Cleveland, Ohio (2006)

2002-2006: Grays Athletic FC

2001-2002: Maldon Town FC

1999-2001: Prydun Youth FC

1995-1999: Hoddesdon United FC


Shane Wakefield, Head Coach

Coaching Experience

Cascade FC Head Coach 2015 - Present

UK Elite Soccer Coach 2015 - Present

Club soccer, England, UK 2011 - 2015

Coaching Qualifications

UEFA B License

FA Level 1

FA Youth Module 1

Playing experience

AFC Darwen

Collegiate Soccer 2012 - 2015

Blackburn Rovers Academy


Tariq Walcott, Head Coach

Coaching Experience

Head Coach | Cascade FC 2016-present

Assistant Coach | WVU Women's Club Soccer 2014-2016

Assistant Coach | Mountaineer United Soccer Club 2013-2016

FUNdamentals Coach | Mountaineer United Soccer Club 2013-2016

UK Elite Assistant Regional Manager - WA

UK Petite Program Manager - WA

Coaching Qualifications

USSF 'D' License

Athletic Coaching Education B.S. | West Virginia University (WVU) 2012-2016

Fundamentals of Coaching | NFHS

Concussion in Sports | NFHS

Playing Experience

WVU Men's Club Soccer 2012-2016


Josh Lewis, Head Coach

Coaching Experience
UK Elite 2016 - present

Cascade FC Head Coach 2017 - Present

Coaching Qualifications

USSF Grassroots 11v11 2018

USSF Grassroots 9v9 2018

Playing Experience

MRFC 2004-2011

Maple Valley Premier 2011-2015

Pierce Community College 2015-2016


Trevor Morris, Head Coach

Coaching Experience

Head coach G04 Green 2016 - Present

Assistant coach G04 Green 2015

Assistant coach B03 Green 2014 - 2015

Head coach SnVYSA 2011 - 2013

Coaching Qualifications

US Soccer Grassroots 4 v 4, 9 v 9, 11 v 11 courses - 2018

NSCAA Level 6 - April 2013

Playing Experience

Youth Premier level 1979 - 1985

High School 1983 - 1985


Allie Galoob

Coaching Experience

Cascade FC Head Coach 2019-present

Cascade FC Assistant coach, 2018-2019

Coach, Weikem Deaf/Hard of Hearing Youth Soccer Camp July 2011, 2013, 2014

Assistant coach Villa Duchense and Oak Hill School, St. Louis MO 2013

Co-Director Colorado Springs Christian School soccer camp, Woodland Park, CO 2009

High School Coaching Experience

Varsity Head Coach, St. Mary's Academy, Denver CO 2016

Coaching Qualifications

US Soccer Grassroots 4 v 4 - 2019

Playing Experience

Women's US National Deaf Soccer Team 2007-2018

Saint Louis University club soccer 2007-2011

St. Mary's Academy 2004-2007

International Experience

Champion - Deaf Football World Championships, Salerno, Italy 2016

Gold Medalist - Deaf Olympics, Sophia, Bulgaria 2013

Champion - Deaf Football World Championships, Ankara, Turkey 2012

Gold Medalist - Deaf Olympics, Taipei, Taiwan 2009


Steve Leniszewski, Head Coach

Coaching Experience

Cascade FC Head Coach Girls 04 Select, 2018 - Present

SnVYSA Head coach 2006 - 2017 Girls U6 - U13 Recreational (multiple teams per season)

Coaching Qualifications

FIFA - "E" License

Playing Experience

Continued adult league play - Current

Central Kitsap High School, 1989 - 1991

Club play U5 - U16