B98/99, G02 & G00
Kevin Sakuda joined the Washington Rush coaching staff in 2011 after an 8-year professional soccer career. He currently serves as the College Advisory Program Director and Director of Coaching-Juniors. Kevin holds his USSF A license. He currently is a coach for the Washington State EPD program and an assistant coach for the Seattle Pacific University Women's soccer team. Kevin has held numerous roles in youth soccer since 2002.
Kevin grew up in Fremont, CA. He was a member of the U20 National Team and U17 National Team Pool. Kevin attended Duke University where he started all 82 games in his four-year career. At Duke, his numerous honors included Soccer News All Freshman Team, ACC All - Tournament Team, Two-time NSCAA All South, 2nd Team All-ACC, 2-time Team Defensive Player of the Year, and team captain.
Kevin was drafter 39th overall by the San Jose Earthquakes in the 2002 Super Draft. Kevin played in over 150 games for the Seattle Sounders from 2003 to 2008 winning two USL Championships (2005 & 2007). In 2009, Kevin joined the Montreal Impact and then finished his career with the Austin Aztex. He also played indoor soccer professionally for the San Diego Sockers and where he was selected to the 2002 MISL All Rookie Team.