Seattle University women’s soccer hired Chris Wells as an assistant coach for the 2018 season. Wells most recently served as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator at Highline College for five years.
In 2018, Wells helped Coach Julie Woodward's staff as SU won the WAC Tournament for the fourth time in the last six seasons. Wells served a key role on the Redhawks' staff and helps with the program's recruiting efforts.
Wells helped Highline to a Northwest Athletic Conference title in 2017, as the team went 19-0-1. The Thunderbirds won at least 14 games in each of Wells’ five seasons with the team.
As head coach of the Seattle Stars last season, Wells was named 2017 Northwest Premier League Coach of the Year after guiding the Stars to a 9-1-0 record and a regular season title. Prior to that stint, Wells was a volunteer assistant with the Seattle Reign for three seasons. The Reign won two National Women’s Soccer League Shields in his tenure.