The Timbers U23 announced the signing of two former Sprague HS Boys Soccer alumni. Coach Jared Rust and player Reed Baez will join the squad during the 2017 season.
Reed Baez joins the Timbers U23 team following garnering West Coast Conference (WCC) All-Freshman Team honors with the Portland Pilots in 2015 while then helping the Pilots to a WCC Championship in 2016, all while earning a berth to the NCAA National Tournament. Baez was a standout midfielder previously at Sprague High School and with the CFC Boca Juniors, and was a member of the Portland Timbers Academy since 2013.
Jared Rust a former Sprague Boys Varsity Coach and current Director of Coaching at Capital FC Timbers will join the Timbers U23 staff as an assistant coach. Rust also serves as the Associate Men’s Head Coach at Willamette University.