World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Dick McCormick

Article Id: WHEBN0015911201
Reproduction Date:

Title: Dick McCormick  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Dominic Kinnear, Warner Pacific College, Canton Invaders, Portland Timbers (1985–90), Portland Timbers–Seattle Sounders rivalry, List of Seattle Sounders (USL) players
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Dick McCormick

Dick McCormick
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-09-09) September 9, 1968 (age 45)
Place of birthSeattle, Washington, United States
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing positionMidfielder
Youth career
1987-1988Warner Pacific College
Senior career*
1988-1990Portland Timbers
1989-1991Tacoma Stars (indoor)76(6)
1992-1994Canton Invaders (indoor)57(25)
1993Portland Pride (indoor)28(27)
1994-1996Seattle Sounders52(6)
1997Seattle SeaDogs (indoor)28(31)
1998Seattle Sounders15(4)
1998-1999Florida ThunderCats (indoor)8(5)
2000-2002Seattle Sounders34(1)
Teams managed
2002-Seattle Sounders (assistant)
2002-Seattle Sounders Saints
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dick McCormick (born September 9, 1968 in Seattle, Washington) is a former U.S. soccer midfielder and current youth soccer coach. McCormick had an extenisive professional career in six indoor and outdoor leagues over his fourteen-year professional career. He has served as an assistant coach with the Seattle Sounders and head coach of the Sounders W-League women’s team. He is currently the Director of Coaching with the Crossfire Premier soccer club.

High school and college

McCormick grew up in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood of Seattle. He attended Interlake High School where he was a four-year soccer letterman. He then attended Warner Pacific College, playing soccer in 1987 and 1988.


In the summer of 1988, McCormick spent the collegiate off season with the semi-professional F.C. Portland of the Western Soccer Alliance. When he left college after the 1988 fall collegiate season, he rejoined the team which had become a fully professional team known as the Portland Timbers. In the fall of 1989, McCormick also signed with the Tacoma Stars of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). Over the next two years, he would alternate between these two teams, playing outdoor with the Timbers in 1990 and indoor with the Stars in 1990-1991. In 1992, McCormick signed with the Canton Invaders of the indoor National Professional Soccer League (NPSL). He played two winter indoor seasons with the Invaders (1992–1993 and 1993–1994). In the summer of 1993, he played with the Portland Pride of the Continental Indoor Soccer League (CISL). In 1994, McCormick signed with the expansion Seattle Sounders of the American Professional Soccer League. He spent three seasons with the Sounders, then moved to the Seattle SeaDogs of the CISL for the summer of 1997. The SeaDogs won the championship, then folded. McCormick returned to the Sounders for the 1998 season, but moved to the Florida ThunderCats of the NPSL. The ThunderCats lasted only one season and McCormick signed with the Sounders as a free agent in April 2000.


McCormick began coaching on the youth soccer level with the Crossfire Premier soccer club in 1997. In February 2002, he was hired as an assistant coach with the Seattle Sounders and in July 2002, he became the head coach of the Seattle Sounders Saints, the club’s women’s team which competes in the W-League. he coaches a Boys Developmental team, a B-U13 State Cup Champion team, a G-U15 State Cup Champion team, and a G-U17 State Cup Quarter finalist team. In 2009, his G-U17 team won both state and region IV championships and competed at nationals in Boston as one of the top 6 teams in the nation. In 2010, his B-U14 team won the State Championship, then the Regional Championship, and then finished their journey in the finals of the National Championship where they lost.[1]


External links

  • 1995 Seattle Sounders Media Guide
  • 2000 Seattle Sounders Media Guide
  • MISL stats
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.