Founded in 2013 by Kiana Coleman and Matt Banks, the Royal Guard Supporters Group is a volunteer-run organization whose purpose is to provide a safe, welcoming environment for all fans of OL Reign and to facilitate fan activities like creating and displaying tifo and flags, cheering and singing during matches, and watch parties for away matches. The Royal Guard is committed to improving the visibility and standing of women's sports in the Seattle-Tacoma area and beyond. The Royal Guard Supporters Group is a 501(c)(7) nonprofit.
2023 Board of Directors
President: Dei Caudle
Vice Presidents: Jake Houghton, Adrienne Wu
Secretary: Erik Khazoyan
Treasurer: Ken Yasuhara
Directors: Jai Hillard, Cyd McFarland
Big thanks from all of us to previous board members Jess Strong, June Eden, Kiana Coleman, and Mark Canizaro.
Meet some of our current volunteers:
Jake Houghton is our social media lead.
Amy Camber and Ken Yasuhara co-lead our merch team. Amy does a lot of our great design work. June kindly handles finances and compliance.
Amy Camber leads our tifo team.
Adrienne Wu and Ken Yasuhara co-lead our matchday team. Adrienne and Jess are our lead capos, assisted by Nicki, Dei, Tammy, and Sara. Ken, Jai, Ellie, Arlo, and Amy rotate on drums. Ken does the song sheets. We couldn't fill the stadium with sound without help from the team's amazing band, Reign City Riot!
Jake Houghton and Erik Khazoyan co-lead our away days team.
Emmett Anderson is our photographer and works on our website.
...and we all wear many hats and help each other out.
photo by J. Buchanan
We need your help!
If you would like to join our fun and welcoming crew, email Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking for help with matchday setup/teardown, tifo production, drumming, merch, and comms (membership emails).
Unsure where you fit in and still want to help out? That's great too! Let us know you're interested and we'll find a spot for you.