Seattle Sounders FC 2 (nicknamed S2) are an American professional soccer team based in Seattle, Washington that competes in the United
Soccer League, the third tier of the United States Soccer Pyramid, as the reserve team of Seattle Sounders FC. Seattle Sounders FC 2 is
operated and managed by Seattle Sounders FC, while 20 percent of the club is fan-owned through the non-profit Sounders Community Trust.
The club was announced on October 14, 2014 at an event held at the Chihuly Garden and Glass museum and began play in 2015 at the Starfire
Sports Complex in Tukwila. Sounders assistant coach Ezra Hendrickson was named the team's coach on November 13, 2014.