Christopher Kane is a Seattle native who grew up in the north Lake Washington area. He has played premier soccer in his youth years with NYSA’s top club, Spectre. A move to a Seattle club Emerald City FC was where he finished off his premier career. He also played soccer at Inglemoor High School for 3 years on the varsity team.
Chris attended Arizona State University where he studied Chemical Engineering. Currently, he is studying Clean Energy Technology at Shoreline Community College. During his college years, Chris helped create an ASU women’s club soccer team. This team played other college club teams in northern and southern Arizona. Over the 3 years of coaching and co-managing the team, the turn out of players grew from 11 players at its start to over 75 players.
Chris holds a USSF C-License. He has also attended clinics for the U.S. youth license through NYSA. He has been coaching for F.C. Alliance the past 5 years. His teams have had success during the summer tournaments and two regular seasons both in preventing goals and creating goals. NYSA Academy and NYSA summer camp work has helped Chris improve his coaching approach and philosophy by providing an opportunity to absorb new coaching ideas and tactics.
Chris’ favorite teams are Arsenal, Barcelona,and Real Madrid. At home, Chris closely follows the Seattle Sounders and watches as many home matches at Century Link as he can.