Sounders promote Craig Waibel to GM, replacing Garth Lagerwey

The Sounders announce their new general manager and chief soccer officer, Craig Waibel, (c) at a press conference held at Sounders FC Center at Longacres in Renton Wednesday, November 30, 2022.  Waibel replaces  departed GM Garth Lagerwey.

At left is Adrian Hanauer, Sounders FC Majority Owner and at right is Brian Schmetzer, Sounders FC Head Coach.


Craig Waibel, 47, will also add the role of chief soccer officer in replacing Garth Lagerwey, who left to be president and CEO of Atlanta United FC.

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