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Sounders Women add former player to staff

The Seattle Sounders Women announced the hiring of Zahra Lechak as the club’s new Assistant Coach. Lechak, an elite level coach, and former Sounders Women player, joins Hubert Busby Jr. and GK coach, Kelly Bendixen on the coaching staff.

The new Sounders Women assistant coach, Zahra Lechak, said, “I am very excited for this opportunity to work with the Sounders Organization; Lane Smith, Jon Billings, Lesle Gallimore and Hubert Busby Jr., to continue the traditions of Sounders Women soccer. We’ll continue to not only provide opportunities for competitive soccer for our players but to also achieve a high level of success as we have in the past.”More information available at