WPFC Welcomes Gary Heale to Academy Coaching Staff
welcomed all new and returning parents and players at its 2008-09 USSF Development Academy kick-off meeting held Tuesday evening, August 5th.
The club was excited to announce the big news to the members that long-time coach and former professional player, Gary Heale, has agreed to join WPFC's Academy coaching staff effective immediately.
playing in England with Canvey Island F.C. In 1977, he
moved to Luton Town F.C. After a season, he
was transferred to Reading F.C. where he
played until 1982.
That year, he
moved to Sparta Rotterdam in the Netherlands for the 1982-1983 season.
In 1983, he
moved to the San Diego Sockers
of the NASL.
Over the next 5 years he
played in the MISL with the Tacoma Stars, Los Angeles Lazers
and St. Louis Storm.
Gary also signed with the Seattle Sounders in 1994.
Prior to joining WPFC, Gary coached for many years at Sparta in Tacoma.
brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our club.
Welcome aboard, Gary
, and we look forward to seeing you at the fields.