U16 (2007) Head Coach & U15 (2008) Head Coach


Sharla Topaum - Head Coach U16 and U15
USSF B license Candidate

Previous Coaching Experience:

Portland Timbers & Thorns Regional Training Center (RTC)
RTC East Director, 2016 – 2020
RTC East Staff Coach, 2014 – 2016

Olympic Development Program (ODP)

Head Coach U12 – U14 Girls, 2015 – 2020 Eastside Timbers and Thorns

Head Coach, U10 – U19 Girls, 2009 – 2021

Assistant Coach, U18 Boys, 2020 – 2021


Sharla has a proven history of leading teams in postseason play:
USYS National League Northwest Champions 2019 – 2020 (U18G)

Oregon State Cup Champions 2019 (U17G), 2013 (U12G), 2012 (U11G)

Oregon State Cup Finalist 2015 (U15G)

Playing Experience and Education:

Played collegiate soccer at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Alberta, Canada
Earned a Master of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Portland State University