The STATE of Soccer in WASHINGTON
Washington Crossfire Press Release
A native of Preston, England, Adam began his professional playing career at the age of 16 with Blackpool FC. Adam went on to play over 200 games, scoring 20 goals for 8 English League clubs including West Ham United, Nottingham Forest and his hometown team, Preston North End.
“I am very excited to take up the role of head coach for the Crossfire PDL team for the upcoming 2012 season and want to thank Bernie James for this opportunity,” Nowland says, citing the PDL team‘s previous coach and current club Director. “I am looking forward to working with the talented group of players that we are putting together and to continue building a strong team. I was extremely competitive as a player and I have definitely continued that mentality as a coach. I will be looking for the same commitment and work ethic from my players.”
Nowland wore a Washington Crossfire jersey last year as he suited up for the PDL club. Most-recently he played indoor soccer with the Tacoma Stars. Now he turns his attention to competing in the PDL Northwest Division, which has produced the last two national champions.
“We are pleased with the way the team is shaping up already and will we will be announcing some exciting signings over the next month,” Nowland reveals.” We want our local community to really get behind the team. With a more competitive team we know that this will encourage people to come out and support us.”
Washington Crossfire will kick off its 2012 PDL season in May.