Western Indoor Soccer League

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Western Indoor Soccer League
Western Indoor Soccer League logo.png
FoundedJune 20, 2014
CountryUnited States
ConfederationConfederación Panamericana de Minifutbol
Number of teams6
Current championsTacoma Stars Reserves (2018–19)
Most championshipsBellingham United FC (3 titles)
Websitehttp://wislnews.wordpress.com
2018–19

The Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) is an American semi-professional indoor soccer league. It was formed on June 20, 2014[1] by a group of arena/team owners in the Pacific Northwest. The WISL began its first season on November 15, 2014 with five teams.[2][3][4]

Many of the founding clubs previously competed in the Premier Arena Soccer League.

Teams[edit]

Team City/Area Arena Coach
Bellingham United FC Bellingham, Washington Bellingham Sports Complex Brendan Quilici
Oly-Pen Force Bremerton, Washington Olympic Peninsula Center Steve Cashmore
Oly Town Artesians Olympia, Washington The Pavilion at The Evergreen State College Matt Herrera
Snohomish Skyhawks Snohomish, Washington Snohomish Soccer Dome Vasco Rubio
Tacoma Narrows FC Tacoma, Washington Tacoma Soccer Center TBD
Tacoma Stars Reserves Tacoma, Washington Tacoma Soccer Center Darren Sawatzky

Former member clubs[edit]

Champions[edit]

Season Champions Score Runner-Up
2014–15 Tacoma Stars Reserves 6–2[5] Bellingham United FC
2015–16 Bellingham United FC 8–5[6] Olympic Force
2016–17 Bellingham United FC 10–4[7] Olympic Force
2017–18 Bellingham United FC 6–5[8] Tacoma Stars Reserves
2018–19 Tacoma Stars Reserves 7–5 Bellingham United FC

Management[edit]

Co-Founder: John Crouch

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Western Indoor Soccer League will kick off this fall in Northwest". Indoor Soccer News. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Apply to join the Western Indoor Soccer League". WISL. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Tacoma Stars return home to help start the WISL". WISL. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Stars, Fire win openers as WISL kicks off". goalWA.net. 16 November 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Tacoma Stars outlast Bellingham United to claim WISL trophy". goalWA.net. February 14, 2015. Retrieved February 18, 2015.
  6. ^ "Hammers win the WISL". goalWA.net. February 28, 2016. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
  7. ^ "VIDEO BUZZ: Hammers repeat as WISL Champions". goalWA.net. February 25, 2017. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "Hammers win instant classic to 3-peat as WISL Champions". goalWA.net. February 18, 2018. Retrieved February 18, 2018.