West Coast GK is proud to announce our first Professional Female Goalkeeper, Seattle Reign Haley Kopmeyer. Haley was drafted with the 31st overall pick by the Seattle Reign in the NWSL. National Women's Soccer League is one of the top female Professional leagues in the world!
Haley played for the University of Michigan where she holds the all-time record in saves. Kopmeyer was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year.
Pre-match rituals: Warm up until it feels right
Fav Food: Homemade Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Fav Movie: I prefer TV shows but if I had to choose it would be Breakfast Club
Fav player: All time- Oliver Kahn
Advice to Young Players:Have fun, and for keepers- make sure you still develop your foot skills!
Best Save you ever made: Any save that's a difference maker for my team is a "best save" but my personal favorite happened when I was 13 years old and I made my first extension dive save to keep a game knotted 1-1. Looking back it probably wasn't the prettiest save in the world but the adrenaline rush I got made me want to be a keeper forever.
What features do you like in a glove: Solid wrist support, durable palms, and a good fit