The USL/PDL team Tacoma Tide has become the new Seattle Sounders U23 team. The new squad will be coached by Darren Sawatzky who has previously worked with the Seattle Sounders youth."By now having an affiliated PDL program, Sounders FC has added an additional piece to our Youth Development Program." Adrian Hanauer told sounderfc.com.
The new squad will play teams in Washington, Oregon and Canada including the defending USL/PSL champions the Kitsap Pumas who call Bremerton their home.