A Standout Addition to Our Elite Staff:
Lance Williams
Western WA Surf SC Elite Head Coach & Puyallup Director


  • USSF A
  • UUSSF National Youth License 
  • USSF Educator Course Candidate 
  • Master’s degree in Sport Administration 

Lance Williams

We’re thrilled to welcome Lance Williams as our Puyallup Director, a seasoned professional with an impressive 38 years of coaching experience. Lance holds the USSF A license, USSA National Youth license and is currently taking the USSF Educator course. Lance is a former State Director of Coaching and Sporting Ambassador to Brazil for the US State Department’s Partners of the Americas program. In addition to his role as Elite Head Coach, Lance serves as the Location Director, guiding our programs with strategic vision and leadership. With three decades of expertise in the soccer coaching realm, Lance is poised to elevate our elite teams and lead us to new heights of success. 


Lance Williams holds an USSF A license, showcasing his commitment to the highest coaching standards. Additionally, he possesses the prestigious National Youth License, underlining his proficiency in advanced coaching methodologies. Lance’s participation in the highly selective USSF Educator course underscores his passion to help coaches grow and develop. 

Role and Responsibilities:

As the Elite Head Coach and Location Director, Lance Williams assumes pivotal roles within our organization. His responsibilities encompass not only leading and overseeing our elite programs, ensuring that our players receive top-notch coaching to nurture their skills and foster a culture of excellence, but also guiding the strategic direction of our programs as the Location Director. Lance’s dual roles underscore his commitment to shaping a soccer environment that prioritizes skill development, excellence, and strategic growth. 

We’re thrilled to welcome Lance Williams to our Western WA Surf Elite program. With his expertise and passion for excellence, Lance is set to play a key role in driving both growth and success. Join us in extending a warm welcome to Lance as he becomes an integral part of our team!