James, born and raised in beautiful Bellingham, currently resides out in the county with his soccer loving family. He has been active in sports his entire life with his main focus being on soccer. He played with Rangers from U12 through U19 and played for the first Rangers team to win the state cup. James also played for Sehome High school. With 32 years playing experience he still actively plays today.
In the last four years of his kids burgeoning soccer careers, he has very much enjoyed coaching for the Whatcom Youth Soccer Association, encouraging a love of the game in this next generation. And, for the past year, he has been assistant coach to Josh Howell for the Rebel boys 06 squad.
James is a positive and encouraging individual and his coaching reflects that. His focus is on individual attention to maximize each players potential while teaching team concepts. Hard work and a good attitude are important to James as it sets the standard for learning. You can expect a fast paced/aggressive style of soccer.