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Message for Interested Players

Jan  1 1900 12:00AM

Wally Sigmar Soccer Field

Be A Part of A Winning Team

Coach Darren Bell was recently hired to coach both our Women's and Men's soccer programs at Skagit Valley College.

Coach Bell brings along his longtime Assistant and friend George Kissas and is very excited to take on the unique and challenging opportunity to work with everyone to rebuild the Cardinal program into one that is accustomed to success and is respected among their NWAACC peers. As many of you already know, Skagit Valley College Men's Soccer Program holds the most NWAACC titles in history and we are proud of this achievement. You will be a part of something special and unique during this upcoming season in that we all share a common objective which is to build a program based on hard work, mutual respect, and desire to win.

Coach Bell believes in working hard to create technical sound players who can use their skill to play a style that is fast-paced on offense and physical on defense. Players must understand the importance to work on their technical abilities and fitness before the season starts. He believes in an environment of true competition to maximize a player's potential. In addition, he requires his players to have a great attitude and passion for the game.

Lastly, this is an institution of higher learning which means that players will have to take their academics seriously and understand the importance of a college education. Players are required to attend weekly study sessions and expected to keep up with their studies. It's a tremendous privilege to be a student-athlete here at Skagit Valley CC which makes you responsible for not only your own success but the team's.

Former SVC soccer players include a current college president, professional soccer players, MLS team staff, and many other successful individuals. The Skagit Valley College Men's Soccer program has won an amazing 12 NWAACC Soccer titles and enjoys a great alumni base.

Any one interested in joining the Cardinal Soccer Family may contact Coach Bell for more information.

Darren Bell 
Head Men's Soccer Coach
Skagit Valley College


George Kissas
Assistant Coach


Gary Knutzen
Athletic Director
Skagit Valley College