Richard Reece has been a long serving member of UW soccer, joining in 2005. He is now entering his 14thseason on the Huskies sideline.
Reece has developed five Husky keepers that have played in the MLS: Chris Eylander with the Seattle Sounders, Spencer Richey for Vancouver Whitecaps, Ryan Herman, a first-round MLS Draft pick to FC Dallas, Auden Schilder drafted to San Jose Earthquakes and Rylan Hawkins with New England Revolution.
Under the tutelage of Reece, the above keepers have all etched their names into the Washington history books by receiving Conference and Far West Regional honors, along with Ryan Herman being named an All-American in 2015.
Alongside the goalkeepers, Reece works closely with defending unit of the team which has seen Mike Chabala, Ty Harden, George John, Rafa Cox, Dylan Tucker Ganges, Andy Thoma, Justin Schmidt, Justin Fiddes, and All-American Taylor Peay drafted and play in the MLS.
Reece holds the prestigious UEFA "A" along with the USSF "A" coaching license, a USSF National Goalkeeping License, a USSF Youth license, a NSCAA Premier Diploma, a NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma and NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma.