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In August of 2008 Dave founded Sounder at Heart. His writing credits also include Inside the Park, Prospect Insider,,, Top Drawer Soccer and other outlets. Sounder at Heart is widely recognized as the premier blog covering the Seattle Sounders, Reign, Tacoma Defiance and soccer in Puget Sound. In 2018 the site motto was featured on the Sounders home jerseys
Other experiences include producing at KJR-AM Seattle, Starbucks, NBC/Newsvine, the US Army and others.
He is also known for talking too much about D&D, 311 and Ender's Game.

Marlon Vargas called to El Salvador National Team

This is Tacoma Defiance’s second player called to a senior national team.

It wasn’t the ending, but it was an ending

There’s a finality to a season ending, but these endings are also beginnings.

Sounders v. Real Salt Lake: Six Questions with the opposition

Tuesday night’s playoff game (7:30 PM PT, FS1/FOX Deportes) demands more.

João Paulo’s Beast Mode goal deserves your MLS Goal of the Year vote

A total of four Sounders goals are up for the annual award, as is a Stefan Frei save.

Cheney Stadium: Where Royalty Reign

Last of its era in NWSL, OL Reign’s home pitch always has something special for fans.

Taylor Mueller hangs up his boots

Now it’s the USL and Tacoma Defiance’s turn to play in the shadow of a mountain.

Watch the MLS Cup Playoffs with us

Sounders obviously, but who else do you want to see win?

Five reasons to watch Defiance at Phoenix Rising

Tacoma can still make the playoffs. They just need to take points at Wild Horse Pass and get help from Orange County and a Sporting2 team that hasn’t won since Sep 4.

One reason to watch Defiance vs Oakland Roots

Still in control of their destiny, Tacoma must remain Defiant.

Where does Sounders’ ability to plug-and-play talent come from?

To hear head coach Brian Schmetzer talk about it the quality of talent is to get credit, not coaching — he’s right and he’s wrong.