Western New York Flash
The team was founded in 2008 as the Buffalo Flash, playing in the USL W-League. For the 2011 season, the team became the Western New York Flash and joined Women's Professional Soccer. In 2012, the team was a member of Women's Premier Soccer League Elite. The Flash won three consecutive league championships from 2010 to 2012, all in different leagues. The club became W-League Champions in 2010, followed by a Women's Professional Soccer title in 2011 and a WPSL-Elite championship in 2012. The Flash reached the inaugural NWSL Championship during the 2013 season, but fell to the Portland Thorns FC while searching for their fourth-straight title.
The franchise is owned by the Sahlen family, who run a meat packing company in Buffalo. Joe Sahlen is the owner. His daughter, Alex Sahlen, is the team President and a defender on the team. Former New Zealand international Aaran Lines, Alex Sahlen's husband, is the head coach and general manager.
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