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Coaches Bio

    2022/2023 Teams:     F10 Green     F07/08 White 

    2022/2023 Teams:     F10 Green     F07/08 White 

    2022/2023 Teams:     F10 Green     F07/08 White 

CHRISTIAN KEFFEL

“We had a good team on paper. Unfortunately, the game was played on grass.” ~ Brian Clough

ECFC Role: Head Coach / Director of Operations

Licenses and Diplomas:

  • USSF “D” License
  • USC Goalkeeping Level 1
  • USC Director of Coaching Diploma
  • USC Special Topics Diploma:  Sport Psychology and Individual Mental Skills

Coaching Background: 15 years of experience

  • Emerald City FC since 2014
  • WPL Surf Academy since 2019
  • Nathan Hale High School Boys JV
  • Colorado Rapids YSC
  • Magnolia Soccer Club
  • Trebol Soccer Club
  • Colorado Ice Soccer Club

Coaching Philosophy:

Coaching is not simply applying just sport knowledge and practice. It is an opportunity to role model for future generations in any aspect of life they may choose.  Elements of soccer can transcend the field into the family, classroom, work, friendships, and relationships. Fostering the characteristics of teamwork, clear communication, compassion and respect for yourself, others, and the game, are vital elements to any young athletes’ development. It’s also important to have a little fun!

Favorite teams:

  • Far and wide: Newcastle United
  • Hometown teams: OL Reign and Tacoma Defiance

Contact:

(206) 370-4741
cjkeff@hotmail.com
fields@emeraldcityfc.org

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