"The one thing I may have going for me that is hard to quantify is that I've been a Seattle Sounder since I was 17 years old. The pride that I have in that fact gives them another guarantee that
it's not just a job for me. It's who I am."
-- Brian Schmetzer
, who played on the NASL's Seattle Sounders, coached the USL-1's Sounders and is
among the candidates for the MLS Sounders FC head coaching job. other candidates are reported to be Columbus Crew coach Sigi Schmid
, New England Revolution
assistant Paul Mariner
and Kansas City technical director Peter Vermes.