About The Club

Crossfire Premier Soccer Club is based in Redmond, Washington, a few miles east of Seattle, Washington, USA.  Crossfire Premier is one of three clubs affiliated with the Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association(LWYSA), a Non-Profit Organization formed in 1968 and devoted to promoting the game of soccer and serving over 7,500 youth.  We are affiliated with Washington State Youth Soccer Assoc. (WSYSA, U10-19), US Club Soccer (USCS, U8-19), US Soccer Development Academy USSDA (Pre-Academy, BU15/16, BU17/18), Elite Club National League ECNL (GU14, GU15, GU16, GU17, GU18), Northwest Champions League (U11-U15), Western College Dev Assoc WVDA (U15-U18), United Soccer League’s Super 20 Mens (BU20), Premier United Soccer League’s Premier Development League (USL-PDL, BU19-23).  US Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) and US Club Soccer are both affiliated with FIFA. 

The Crossfire Premier Soccer Club provides professional training and player development to qualified players to assist them in advancing to play at the highest levels of play available in the state.  Many of the local varisty high school and college teams are comprised of players who have demonstrated their ability to improve their skills and tactics through Crossfire Premier.  Crossfire Premier coaching has produced players that have risen above the Crossfire Premier levels and onto playing for Division 1 Colleges, the National Residency Programs, US Soccer National teams and pools (U15-U20), and onto careers in the US and European leagues.  There are truly no limits with Crossfire.

Office Contacts
Employee Title (Roles) Phone Number Since
Bernie James Coaching Director 425-821-1741 1996
Steve Crum Asst Coaching Director 425-821-1741 x233 2006
Celeste Bordeaux  Administrator   2002
Connie Nelson Registrar (USSDA, USSDA, ECNL, US Club, StateLUSL-PDL) 425-821-1741 x223 1990
Cheryl Manao Accounting/Scheduling/Auction 425-821-1741 x224 2006
Justin Towns Camps & Youth Academies 425-821-1741 x231 2011
Website Contact 12525 Willows Road NE, Suite 100 Kirkland, Washington 98034-8796  Click for Map    
Board of Directors 2014


Executive Board
Member Since
Peter Chung President
Executive Board & Planning Committee Chair, Financial Aid Committee, LWYSA Board of Directors
Scott Weedman
Vice President
Executive Board, Nominating Chair
Jason Courter
Executive Board, Finance Chair, LWYSA Finance & Financial Aid Committee    
Eddie O’Brien
Executive Board, Communications Chair
Bernie James Coaching Director
Competition Chair (USSDA, ECNL, USL, USCS, RCL DoC), Financial Aid, Fundraising & Sponsorship Chair 
Board Members
Member Since
Tina Aldridge Board Member
Planning Committee
Christian Pedersen Board Member
Development Specialist
Stavros Anastasiou
Board Member
Planning Committee, Facilities
Jay Burrell
Board Member
Sponsorship Committee
Joseph Strobele

Board Member

Planning Committee, Facilities 2011
John Gray
Board Member
Planning & Tournament Committees
Eddie O’Brien
Board Member
Communications Committee, Crossfire Select Coach
Diego Piacentini
Board Member
International Committee Chair
Charlie Dent Board Member Special Projects 2014
Jeremy Hill
Board Member
Special Projects 2014