Lee Saunders

Head Coach 98 Girls White

Coach Saunders has played soccer since the age of 4.  He is most comfotable at holding/center mid or center D.  During high school at The Queen Katherine School in Kendal, England, he was on the 1st Team (Varsity) from Year 8 (Freshman) to Year 12 (Senior) and served as captain in his final two years.  He also represented the Westmorland County FA Team from U12 - U18.
His club soccer experience began with lbis FC for U8 - U14 and continued with Preston North End FC Youth Academy from U14 - U18.  He also played with the Spartak Manchester FC's Senior League.

During his college years, Coach Saunders played for Manchester Met University (Division 1) for 3 Years and was named captain in his senior year.

On of the highlights of his soccer playing days was that he trained alongside the Italian Squad during their warm up for the UEFA European Championships in 1996 when they were based at nearby training facilities and he got to mark Gianfranco Zola during practice matches!

Coach Saunders has earned his English FA Level 1 & 2 Coaching Badges and coached the U14s at Barnton AFC in England before beginning his coaching career at PSC here in Portage.