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ABOUT

Founded in 2013 by Kiana Coleman, Matt Banks, and Brian Coleman, the Royal Guard Supporters Group is a volunteer-run organization whose purpose is to provide a safe, welcoming environment for all Reign fans 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. 

2024 Board of Directors

  • President: Dei Caudle

  • Vice Presidents: Jake Houghton, Adrienne Wu

  • Secretary: Erik Khazoyan

  • Treasurer: Ken Yasuhara

  • Directors: Cyd McFarland, Jon Edwards

Big thanks from all of us to previous board members, including Jai Hillard, Jess Strong, June Eden, Kiana Coleman, and Mark Canizaro.

Volunteers

Meet some of our current volunteers:

  • Jake Houghton is our social media lead. 

  • Ken Yasuhara leads our merch team. Amy Camber does a lot of our great design work. 

  • Mark Canizaro, Amy, and Ken lead our tifo team.

  • Adrienne Wu and Ken co-lead our matchday team. Adrienne and Jess are our lead capos, assisted by Nicki, Dei, Tammy, and Sara. Ken, Jai, Ellie, and Yesenia 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 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. 

Dei (she)

Dei (she)

photo by J. Buchanan

Adrienne (she)

Adrienne (she)

Jake (she)

Jake (she)

Erik (he)

Erik (he)

Jai (they)

Jai (they)

Cyd (she/they)

Cyd (she/they)

Ken (he)

Ken (he)

Jessica (she)

Jessica (she)

Amy (she)

Amy (she)

Nicki (she)

Nicki (she)

Mark (he)

Mark (he)

We need your help!

If you would like to join our fun and welcoming crew, email Ken at royalguardsg@gmail.com. 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.

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