Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
Full name Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
Founded 2013
Stadium Switchbacks Stadium
Colorado Springs, Colorado
38°53′45″N 104°42′41″W / 38.895826°N 104.711321°W / 38.895826; -104.711321Coordinates: 38°53′45″N 104°42′41″W / 38.895826°N 104.711321°W / 38.895826; -104.711321
Owner Ragain Sports, LLC
President Nick Ragain
Head Coach Steve Trittschuh
League USL
2016 3rd, Western Conference
Playoffs: Conference Semifinals
Website Club home page

Colorado Springs Switchbacks Football Club is a professional soccer team based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded in 2014, the team is a member of the United Soccer League, the third tier of the American Soccer Pyramid. The franchise is owned and operated by Martin Ragain and Ragain Sports, LLC. Ragain, the owner and founder of a global mechanical and electrical engineering design firm, which serves as a lighting consultant for Olympic Broadcast Systems.


The team hired Steve Trittschuh as their head coach on March 11, 2014.[1]


The team play at Switchbacks Stadium, adjacent to Security Service Field, and in the summer of 2014 started a $3,000,000 renovation of the stadium after the team signed a 10-year lease with the City of Colorado Springs.[2]


Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs U.S. Open Cup Avg. Attendance
2015 3 USL 3rd, Western Conference Semifinals Fourth Round 2,723
2016 3 USL 3rd, Western Conference Quarterfinals Fourth Round 3,152

First team roster

As of February 23, 2016
No. Position Player Nation
2 Defender Phillips, JoshJosh Phillips      United States
3 Defender Ibeagha, ChristianChristian Ibeagha      United States
4 Midfielder Vercollone, LukeLuke Vercollone      United States
5 Defender Suggs, JoshJosh Suggs      United States
6 Midfielder Armstrong, DavyDavy Armstrong      United States
7 Midfielder Robinson, NateNate Robinson      United States
8 Midfielder Argueta, RonyRony Argueta      United States
9 Forward Maybin, MartinMartin Maybin      Northern Ireland
10 Forward Gonzalez, MiguelMiguel Gonzalez      Mexico
11 Forward Robinson, SaeedSaeed Robinson      Jamaica
12 Forward Seth, MikeMike Seth      United States
13 Midfielder Durr, KevinKevin Durr      United States
14 Midfielder Tae-woo, KimKim Tae-woo      South Korea
15 Defender Yeong Park, JungJung Yeong Park      South Korea
16 Midfielder Cawsey, JakeJake Cawsey      England
18 Forward King, AaronAaron King      United States
21 Defender Harada, ShintaroShintaro Harada      Japan
22 Midfielder Danso, YawYaw Danso      Ghana
23 Goalkeeper Thompson, BillyBilly Thompson      United States
24 Goalkeeper Jackson, DanDan Jackson      Costa Rica
35 Midfielder Tae-seong, KimKim Tae-seong      South Korea
44 Midfielder Burt, JordanJordan Burt      United States



  1. "Switchbacks Name Trittschuh As Coach". United Soccer Leagues (USL). March 11, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2014.

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