SEATTLE, WASH. – Tacoma Defiance today announced that it has signed midfielders Jesse Daley and Shandon Hopeau as well as defenders Antonee Burke-Gilroy and Nick Hinds to new contracts for the 2020 season. The club also exercised the contract options of forward Azriel Gonzalez and defender Sam Rogers. Midfielders Josh Atencio and Danny Robles as well as forwards Alec Diaz, Ray Serrano and Marlon Vargas and defender Abdoulaye Cissoko were already under contract for next season. The signings are pending league and federation approval.
Additionally, the club declined the contract options of defenders Aleks Berkolds, Matt Nance and Ever Rubio as well as midfielder Herbert Robinson.