Garth Lagerwey


Garth Lagerwey provides updates on several player signings

Although the Seattle Sounders aren’t scheduled to participate in the MLS SuperDraft until the 20th pick, GM Garth Lagerwey made a splash early in the livestream by making several notable announcements. Lagerwey first confirmed that the Sounders have signed UW attacker Dylan Teves to a Homegrown Player contract. Teves...

Garth Lagerwey on transfer rumors: ‘There is always more than one player’

One of the marks of a good organization is that they don’t allow themselves to get painted into a corner when it comes to transfers. When Derlis González’s move fell through in 2017, the Sounders were still able to sign Victor Rodriguez. If Paolo Hurtado wants to go to Turkey, the Sounders are fine signing Brad Smith. When Bahia wanted more than the Sounders were willing to pay for Gregore, they turned to João Paulo.

Garth Lagerwey pumps brakes on possibility of imminent transfers

Garth Lagerwey is nothing if not consistent. Every year around this time, the Seattle Sounders president of soccer and general manager likes to remind fans that signing players from abroad is very complicated. No matter how much roster space or financial flexibility the Sounders may have, we should never simply assume that impact players are on the way, he often says.

Garth Lagerwey gives some insight into Sounders’ summer transfer strategy

Of all the developments to come out of the renegotiated Collective Bargaining Agreement between MLS and the players’ union, the details surrounding the so-called U22 Initiative had the potential to be the most interesting. The rule is effectively designed to allow teams more flexibility when signing young players and encourage...

Garth Lagerwey is helping us raise money for charity

In each of the previous four YachtCons, Garth Lagerwey has been an enthusiastic participant. One year, he cracked an egg on an attendee’s head. Another, he showed up late at night after putting his kids to bed. Last year, he helped us close out our most successful fundraising effort ever and hung around long after talking with fans.