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Eastside FC coach Michelle French named U.S. Under-20 national team head coach

Eastside FC coach Michelle French has been named the head coach for the U.S. Under-20 women's national team on Thursday, Feb. 21.

Eastside FC is the premier soccer organization which features many Mercer Island soccer players.

French, played on the Under-21 National team from 1994-1999 and was a captain of the team from 1997-99 and won a silver medal as part of the Women's Olympic team in 2000 at the Sydney Summer Games.

French started coaching the Eastside FC in 2005, helping teams to win two Washington state championships and winning multiple tournaments.

To learn more about Eastside FC, visit the website.

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