TERESA PREDMORE  / president

TERESA PREDMORE / president

AMY GRIFFIN  / technical director  A 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup winner, Griffin serves as Technical Director of Reign Academy. Griffin will complete her 24th and final season as Associate Head Coach of the University of Washington Women’s soccer program this winter. Amy also has extensive coaching experience within the US Youth National Team system, including assisting the U20 Youth National Team to a World Cup title in 2014. Griffin has also served as the Head Coach of the US Deaf National Team for the past three years.

AMY GRIFFIN / technical director

A 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup winner, Griffin serves as Technical Director of Reign Academy. Griffin will complete her 24th and final season as Associate Head Coach of the University of Washington Women’s soccer program this winter. Amy also has extensive coaching experience within the US Youth National Team system, including assisting the U20 Youth National Team to a World Cup title in 2014. Griffin has also served as the Head Coach of the US Deaf National Team for the past three years.

ANNIE SITTAUER  / operations manager  Annie graduated from the University of Washington where she was a member of the Women’s Soccer team from 2010-2014. During that time, she also played for the Sounders Women from 2012-2014. Upon graduation from Washington, she went on to earn her master’s degree in Sport Administration and Leadership from Seattle University in 2017. While earning her degree, Annie spent two years working in NCAA Compliance within Seattle University’s Athletic Department. Annie has been with Reign Academy since 2017.

ANNIE SITTAUER / operations manager

Annie graduated from the University of Washington where she was a member of the Women’s Soccer team from 2010-2014. During that time, she also played for the Sounders Women from 2012-2014. Upon graduation from Washington, she went on to earn her master’s degree in Sport Administration and Leadership from Seattle University in 2017. While earning her degree, Annie spent two years working in NCAA Compliance within Seattle University’s Athletic Department. Annie has been with Reign Academy since 2017.

 
KAT KHOSROWYAR /  head coach   2001/2002 DA and 2006 DA   Kat was the first woman representing Iran to receive the FIFA/AFC ‘A’ license for coaching soccer. Katayoun has coached the Under 14 and Under 16 Women’s National team where she pushed the teams to be among the top eight of Asia. She was most recently the Head Coach of the Under 19 team. She has been published in many articles and documentaries for her efforts and developments in empowering young girls and women in sports. Kat graduated with honors from the University of Birmingham UK with a Master’s in Chemical Engineering.

KAT KHOSROWYAR / head coach

2001/2002 DA and 2006 DA

Kat was the first woman representing Iran to receive the FIFA/AFC ‘A’ license for coaching soccer. Katayoun has coached the Under 14 and Under 16 Women’s National team where she pushed the teams to be among the top eight of Asia. She was most recently the Head Coach of the Under 19 team. She has been published in many articles and documentaries for her efforts and developments in empowering young girls and women in sports. Kat graduated with honors from the University of Birmingham UK with a Master’s in Chemical Engineering.

RYAN FAITHFULL  / head coach   2004 DA

RYAN FAITHFULL / head coach

2004 DA

MATT DORMAN  / head coach   2003 DA and 2005 DA   Matt is the Head Coach of the 2003 and 2005 Reign Academy DA teams. Matt holds a USSF A-Youth License, UEFA “B” License, and a NSCAA Premier Diploma. Prior to joining Reign Academy in 2017, Matt was an Assistant Coach with the men’s and women’s programs at Saint Martin’s University (2016-17) and served as Head Coach of the Shoreline Community College women’s soccer team (2014-16). Matt has coached extensively at the youth level, including Washington ODP (2013-current, Region IV Champions 2016) and Eastside FC. Matt was selected by the NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches) as a member of its 30-under-30 class of 2015.

MATT DORMAN / head coach

2003 DA and 2005 DA

Matt is the Head Coach of the 2003 and 2005 Reign Academy DA teams. Matt holds a USSF A-Youth License, UEFA “B” License, and a NSCAA Premier Diploma. Prior to joining Reign Academy in 2017, Matt was an Assistant Coach with the men’s and women’s programs at Saint Martin’s University (2016-17) and served as Head Coach of the Shoreline Community College women’s soccer team (2014-16). Matt has coached extensively at the youth level, including Washington ODP (2013-current, Region IV Champions 2016) and Eastside FC. Matt was selected by the NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches) as a member of its 30-under-30 class of 2015.

STEPH VERDOIA  / head coach   2006 Reserves   Verdoia graduated from Seattle University in 2015, where she was a standout on the pitch and in the classroom. Verdoia was named to the All-WAC First Team in 2014 and 2015 and was twice named the WAC Offensive Player of the Year. Verdoia became the first female student-athlete to be drafted by a pro sports team from Seattle U when the Boston Breakers of the NWSL drafted her in 2015. Verdoia spent two seasons with the Breakers before retiring to coach and beginning law school at UW.

STEPH VERDOIA / head coach

2006 Reserves

Verdoia graduated from Seattle University in 2015, where she was a standout on the pitch and in the classroom. Verdoia was named to the All-WAC First Team in 2014 and 2015 and was twice named the WAC Offensive Player of the Year. Verdoia became the first female student-athlete to be drafted by a pro sports team from Seattle U when the Boston Breakers of the NWSL drafted her in 2015. Verdoia spent two seasons with the Breakers before retiring to coach and beginning law school at UW.

MICHELLE BEATTIE /  head coach   2003/2004 Reserves   Beattie is the current Head Coach for the Kennedy Catholic HS girls’ soccer team, where she won Coach of the Year for the 4A North Puget Sound League in 2016 & 2017. A member of the Central Washington University’s women’s soccer program from 2004-2008, Beattie earned All-Conference honors and captained her team. Upon graduation, Beattie received her Master’s in Education for Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership and has since spent her time coaching club soccer and teaching throughout the Greater Seattle Area.

MICHELLE BEATTIE / head coach

2003/2004 Reserves

Beattie is the current Head Coach for the Kennedy Catholic HS girls’ soccer team, where she won Coach of the Year for the 4A North Puget Sound League in 2016 & 2017. A member of the Central Washington University’s women’s soccer program from 2004-2008, Beattie earned All-Conference honors and captained her team. Upon graduation, Beattie received her Master’s in Education for Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership and has since spent her time coaching club soccer and teaching throughout the Greater Seattle Area.

 
 
OT YANEZ /  head coach   2005 Reserves   OT has been coaching local youth soccer and training players since settling down in the Seattle area after a successful playing career. He is passionate about coaching and exhibits an infectious joy of the game while challenging players. OT finished his playing career with the Columbus Crew of the MLS, and played with the Louisville Lightening of PASL, as well as Keucao Kobe futsal in Japan.

OT YANEZ / head coach

2005 Reserves

OT has been coaching local youth soccer and training players since settling down in the Seattle area after a successful playing career. He is passionate about coaching and exhibits an infectious joy of the game while challenging players. OT finished his playing career with the Columbus Crew of the MLS, and played with the Louisville Lightening of PASL, as well as Keucao Kobe futsal in Japan.

DOUG HERRICK /  goalkeeping coach

DOUG HERRICK / goalkeeping coach

JAN SMISEK /  head coach   2008 and 2009 Pre-Academy East   Jan was the first woman in the United States to ever earn the A coaching license. Jan is a highly respected, educated, and passionate coach who has developed some of Washington’s finest women’s soccer players throughout club and Olympic Development Programs. Jan has lead at almost every level of the youth game. Jan was an exceptional and successful youth player from California who went on to achieve great college success for the University of California Santa Barbara as a leader of its women’s soccer program. Jan also holds a degree in Physical Education.

JAN SMISEK / head coach

2008 and 2009 Pre-Academy East

Jan was the first woman in the United States to ever earn the A coaching license. Jan is a highly respected, educated, and passionate coach who has developed some of Washington’s finest women’s soccer players throughout club and Olympic Development Programs. Jan has lead at almost every level of the youth game. Jan was an exceptional and successful youth player from California who went on to achieve great college success for the University of California Santa Barbara as a leader of its women’s soccer program. Jan also holds a degree in Physical Education.