Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
|Full name||Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC|
Colorado Springs, Colorado
|38°53′45″N 104°42′41″W / 38.895826°N 104.711321°WCoordinates: 38°53′45″N 104°42′41″W / 38.895826°N 104.711321°W|
|Owner||Ragain Sports, LLC|
|Head Coach||Steve Trittschuh|
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.
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.
|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
- Martin Ragain - Owner
- Nick Ragain - President
- Steve Trittschuh - Head Coach
- Wolde Harris – Assistant Coach
- Lou Sagastume – Assistant Coach
- Trey Harrington – Goalkeeping Coach
- "Switchbacks Name Trittschuh As Coach". United Soccer Leagues (USL). March 11, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2014.