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Jason Conway
Executive Director

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Jason Conway
Executive Director

jcwfcrangers@gmail.com

With over 25 years of dedicated service to Whatcom FC Rangers, Jason assumed the role of Executive Director in January 2020, marking a pivotal moment in his longstanding relationship with the club. His journey began as a coach, where he honed his craft and passion for the sport, stepping in as interim Director of Coaching on three occasions prior to his appointment as the club’s Executive Director.

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Jamie Arthurs
Director of Coaching
Girls U13-U19

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Josh Braun
Director of Coaching
Boys U13-U19

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Noah Braun – Technical Assistant
Noah Braun
Director of Coaching
Youth U9-U12

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Jamie Arthurs
Director of Coaching
Girls U13-U19

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Over a decade of club leadership & coaching experience with the WFC Rangers program.  Also serves as the Assistant Coach at Western Washington University. 

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Josh Braun
Director of Coaching
Boys U13-U19

Bringing a wealth of coaching expertise accumulated over 18 years at the pinnacle of American soccer, Josh has made a significant impact within the sport. Prior to joining the Rangers, he ventured overseas as an assistant coach with Europa Point FC in the Gibraltar Premier Division, adding an international dimension to his coaching repertoire.

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Noah Braun – Technical Assistant

Noah Braun
Director of Coaching
Youth U9-U12

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360-318-3717

Noah, a seasoned addition to the WFC Rangers coaching staff since November 2016, brings a wealth of experience from both his playing and coaching endeavors.

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Travis Connell

Travis Connell
Technical Advisor

360-650-3493

Travis stands as one of the most seasoned and esteemed coaches within the WFC Rangers organization, boasting an illustrious playing and coaching career that has left an indelible mark on the soccer landscape.

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Charleen Wallace

Charleen Wallace
Registrar

charswfc@comcast.net

2023/24 Girls Coaching Staff

Dan Abshier

Dan Abshier
Girls 2011 Blue

Dan brings over two decades of invaluable coaching experience to his role, making him a seasoned veteran in the world of club soccer.

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Jamie Arthurs

Jamie Arthurs
Girls 2008 Gold

Over a decade of coaching experience, and current Girl’s Director of Coaching, Jamie stands as a seasoned leader in the soccer community.

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Travis Connell

Dave Brown
Girls 2015 Gold
Girls 2009 Blue

Dave has coached for over 20+ years, working at the high school and collegiate levels and with several clubs in Western Washington, including Rangers, after beginning coaching for his local club in North Seattle.

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Travis Connell

Travis Connell
Girls 2007 Gold

Travis boasts an impressive tenure spanning over 20 years within the Rangers organization.

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Jason Conway

Jason Conway
Girls 2009 Gold

A seasoned leader in the soccer community, serves as the Executive Director of WFC Rangers, bringing with him a wealth of coaching experience spanning over 25 years.

Joe Mitchell

Maddy Figgins
Girls 2014 Gold
Girls 2013 Blue

A dedicated advocate for youth development in soccer, Maddy brings her expertise and passion to the forefront as a head coach with Rangers.

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Joe Mitchell

Tanner Gray
Girls 2010 Blue

Tanner brings over five years of coaching experience to his role as head coach, coupled with a deep-rooted connection to Whatcom youth soccer community.

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Eric Michaelson

Richard Henderson
Girls 05/06 Gold

Richard, a seasoned veteran in the world of soccer coaching, brings over a decade of experience to his role as head coach.

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Sebastian Kent

Sebastian Kent
Girls 2011 Gold

A product of the esteemed collegiate soccer program at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, Sebastian honed his skills on the field while pursuing his education. His collegiate experience provided him with a strong foundation in the sport and instilled in him a passion for coaching and player development.

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Alex McBeath
Girls 2012 Blue
Girls 2014 Blue

In her third year as head coach at Rangers, Alex brings a blend of coaching experience and deep-rooted connection to the club. Having previously served as an assistant coach at WFC, Alex possesses an intimate understanding of the club’s ethos and values, which he seamlessly integrates into her coaching approach.

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Sebastian Kent

James Salisbury
Girls 2010 Gold

A seasoned coach with a rich playing background, brings a wealth of experience to the Rangers. As the former head coach of Harbor FC, he demonstrated his ability to lead and inspire teams to success.

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Konner Van Rijswijck

Konner Van Rijswijck
Girls 2012 Gold
Girls 2013 Gold

Bringing over half a decade of dedicated head coaching experience with WFC Rangers, Konner stands as a pillar of expertise within the club. His tenure at WFC has been marked by a steadfast commitment to player development and team success.

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2023/24 Boys Coaching Staff

Dan Abshier

Dan Abshier
Boys 2012 Blue

Dan brings over two decades of invaluable coaching experience to his role, making him a seasoned veteran in the world of club soccer.

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Josh Braun

Josh Braun
Boys 05/06 Gold
Boys 2010 Gold

Josh, serving as the Boys Director of Coaching, brings over 15 years of invaluable experience in club coaching to his role.

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Noah Braun

Noah Braun
Boys 2007 Gold
Boys 2015 Gold

Noah, serving as the Youth Director of Coaching, brings over 15 years of extensive experience in club coaching to his role.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

Ian Cairns
Boys 2008 Gold

Ian brings over a decade of invaluable coaching experience within our program, making him a seasoned veteran in the realm of club soccer.

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Noah Braun

Christofer Calvin
Boys 2013 Gold

With over a decade of dedicated coaching experience in the world of soccer, Chris stands as a seasoned expert in player development and goalkeeping specialization.

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Jason Conway

Jason Conway
Boys 2009 Gold

A seasoned leader in the soccer community, serves as the Executive Director of WFC Rangers, bringing with him a wealth of coaching experience spanning over 25 years.

Johann Lahud-Zahner

Tanner Gray
Boys 2010 Blue

Tanner brings over five years of coaching experience to his role as head coach, coupled with a deep-rooted connection to Whatcom youth soccer community.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

Morgan Hoff
Boys 2013 Silver

With an impressive nine seasons under his belt as a head coach with Rangers, stands as a dedicated leader in youth development within the organization.

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Sebastian Kent

Sebastian Kent
Boys 2009 Blue

A product of the esteemed collegiate soccer program at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, Sebastian honed his skills on the field while pursuing his education. His collegiate experience provided him with a strong foundation in the sport and instilled in him a passion for coaching and player development.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

Kyle Langowski
Boys 2012 Gold

With over a decade of dedicated coaching experience in Washington State, Kyle brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the world of soccer.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

Seamus LeonardBoys 2014 BlueBoys 2012 White

Seamus brings over a decade of extensive youth club soccer coaching experience garnered across the country, solidifying his reputation as a seasoned expert in player development.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

Adam Rapacz
Boys 2013 Blue

Adam, currently in his third year as head coach, brings a wealth of experience and dedication to his role within the WFC organization.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

Chuck Pitts

Current WWU men’s assistant coach.  Former assistant coach at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps & Marymount California University.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

James Rowe
Boys 2007 Blue

James is currently in his fourth season as a head coach with Rangers, marking yet another chapter in his impactful coaching career.

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Sebastian Kent

James Salisbury
Boys 2011 Gold
Boys 2014 Gold

A seasoned coach with a rich playing background, brings a wealth of experience to the Rangers. As the former head coach of Harbor FC, he demonstrated his ability to lead and inspire teams to success.

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Johann Lahud-Zahner

Thomas Sikkema
Boys 2011 Blue
Boys 2012 Sliver

Thomas enters his fourth year as Head Coach with WFC, bringing with him a wealth of expertise in youth development.

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WFC Board of Directors

Amy Alexander
President

Alex Casey
Vice President

Lisa Stoner
Treasurer

Chris Eltrich
Secretary

Scot Swanson
WS&R Representative

Nate Champagne
At Large

 

Jenny Kapp
At Large

Charleen Wallace
Registrar
charswfc@comcast.net

Adam Sherwood
Past President

 
 

 

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