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Seattle Impact FC welcomed to ShoWare Center

A few highlights:

The team will play a 20-game season running from November to February. The schedule is expected to be released in September.

The owner is Dion Earl, a former Sounder and SeaDog. Earl says his wife picked the name "Impact." General manager Jose A. Moreno said "Seattle" was chosen as a nod to the entire metro area, including Tacoma.Tryouts will be held July 19-20.

The head coach will be Jason Dunn. Assistant head coach is Todd Haley.