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Coach Sofien El-Mehrik


Phone: 206-788-5343





Coaching Experience: 

  • Coaching at Emerald City FC since 2014
  • ECFC Assistant Coach for U-9 Girls Development Team, U-11 Boys Green Team, U-13 Boys Green Team, U-16 Boys White Team (2014-2015)

Playing Experience:

  • FC Tacoma: 2015 - Present
  • Puget Sound Gunners FC: 2014
  • College: Highline College 2012 – 2014
  • High School: Ballard High School (Varsity 3 Years)
  • Youth: ECFC U11 – U16, U18; Crossfire Academy U16-U17

Awards and Honors:

  • State Cup Finalist 3 times with ECFC M93 Green
  • Regional Champions (M93)
  • Two-time PDL Champions: 2008,2009 (M93)
  • US Club Soccer National Finalist (M93)
  • Manchester United Soccer Schools Player of The Week and Skills Competition Winner (2008)
  • NWAAC All First -Team (2013-2014)
  • Captained Ballard High School Senior Year
  • KingCo 4A Honorable Mention Freshman year. All Second-Team Sophomore year. All First-Team Junior/Senior year
  • ACSCA (African & Canadian Cultural Association) tournament Finalist and runner-up MVP

Coaching Philosophy


Emerald City FC exists to develop each of our players to his or her fullest potential, competing at the highest possible level while demonstrating exemplary teamwork, sportsmanship, and a passion for the game.