Kyle Tatro - Varsity Coach
Long time Issaquah assistant Kyle Tatro takes over as head coach for the program beginning in 2014. As a member of the staff since 2008, Coach Kyle has played a large role in some of the programs greatest seasons. He has served as a varsity assistant since 2008 and has also headed up the C Team since 2011.
Prior to joining the Issaquah staff, Coach Kyle was a standout player in the area. Following a formidable high school career at KingCo nemesis Newport High School, Coach Kyle played collegiately at Edmonds Community College and Northwest University. He also played locally for Wolves FC. In 2003, Coach Kyle helped lead Newport to a #1 national high school ranking and a Washington state title.
Coach Kyle lives in Issaquah and also coaches for local club Eastside FC.
Jason Lichtenberger - Junior Varsity Coach
Now in his 14th season with the program, Jason Lichtenberger is in his first season heading up the JV team. In 8 seasons as the Varsity head coach (2005-12), Coach Jason led the Eagles to the program's greatest heights, guiding Issaquah to its only two state tournament appearances (2009 and 2011), advancing to the quarterfinals in both season.
Coach Jason finished his varsity stint with a program record for coaching victories (62), and registered the 3 greatest win totals in school history (13 in 2009 and 2012, 11 in 2011). He also led Issaquah to 4 of its current streak of 5 straight playoff appearances, also a program record. Coach Jason was named the KingCo Coach of the Year in 2011. He also led the Eagles to a school record 24-game home unbeaten streak dating from 2009 until he stepped down from the varsity position in 2013. In 2013, he served as Varsity Assistant for Tom Bunnell
A native of Sacramento, Lichtenberger moved to Seattle in 1995 to attend Seattle University. He graduated in 1999 with a degree in Journalism/Mass Communications and served as the Sports Editor of the school newspaper. He currently lives in Snoqualmie with his wife Sarah and daughters Mia, 5, and Brynn, 2. He also is a goalkeeper training for local club Eastside FC
Randall Birkwood - C Team Coach