Kitsap Soccer Club

Kitsap Soccer Club

Full name
Kitsap Soccer Club

Nickname(s)
Pumas

Founded
2009

Stadium
Gordon Field, Kitsap County Fairgrounds
Bremerton, Washington

Ground Capacity
1,500

Owner
Robin Waite

Head Coach
Roy Lassiter

League
NPSL

2016 (PDL)
4th, Northwest Division
Playoffs: DNQ

Website
Club home page

Home colors

Away colors

Kitsap Soccer Club, formerly known as the Kitsap Pumas is an American soccer team based in Bremerton, Washington, United States.[1] The team plays in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid. From its foundation in 2009 to 2016, the club played in the Premier Development League (PDL), as a professional club. The club now operates as fully amateur.
Kitsap has won several titles including the 2011 USL PDL national championship. They defeated the Laredo Heat 1–0 in the 2011 PDL Championship game on August 6, 2011.
The team plays its home games at Gordon Field at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. The team’s colors are blue, white and gold.
Kitsap also fields a professional indoor team which currently plays in the Northwest Division of the Premier Arena Soccer League.[2] The indoor team played in the Professional Arena Soccer League for one season. All Kitsap Pumas home games are web streamed.

Contents

1 History

1.1 NPSL

2 Players

2.1 2016 roster
2.2 Notable former players

3 Year-by-year
4 Honors
5 Head coaches
6 Stadia
7 Average attendance
8 Crest
9 References
10 External links

History[edit]

This section needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (November 2016)

The long-term goal of the organization is to build the club up into a USL Pro side. Club owner Robin Waite was a minority owner in the USL 1 Seattle Sounders prior to its move to Major League Soccer.[1][3]
The Pumas were one of four expansion teams in the NW Division of 2009 PDL season along with the Victoria Highlanders, Portland Timbers U23s, and Seattle Wolves. The Pumas played their first official game on May 2, 2009, a 5–0 victory over the Spokane Spiders, with the first goal in franchise history being scored by Tony Kerr.[4] The Pumas qualified for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in their first year beating the Cascade Surge 3–0 at home on the final day of qualifying, outlasting the Portland Timbers U23’s by 1 point.[5] Their stay in the tournament was a short one as they lost to