We All Need A Good Coach

Teamwork. In life, just like in sports, it's essential when it comes to reaching goals. That's why, since 1934, we've been partnering with members to provide the tools and expertise they need to turn obstacles into opportunities by making their financial dreams come true. We'd love to do the same for you.

Get to Know the Coaches Featured in Our Latest Community Message

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It’s a Commitment

Everybody needs a good coach. Someone you can count on, someone that will help you overcome challenges, who puts their all into helping you achieve your goals. 

Making your dreams possible requires an investment. It takes time and perseverance. It’s a commitment. 

Whether your goal is to create a budget, find a better checking account, or buy your first home, we’re here to help. 

Together it’s possible.

Doris Heritage

At 81 years old, Doris Heritage boasts an impressive, world-class career as both an athlete and a coach that started right here in Pierce County. From running the beaches of Fox Island as a young girl to becoming the first woman to run a sub five-minute mile indoors in history, Doris’s passion for running and perseverance despite the challenges she faced as a result of gender discrimination in the 1950s would see her become a legendary runner and inspiring coach for other world-class athletes like herself. "Anything is possible with a good team, if everybody does their part,” Doris said.  “Especially if you enjoy doing your part together."

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Michael Callahan

With an impressive two-decade long career at UW Rowing, Michael Callahan, knows the value of a synergistic team. Part of UW Rowing since 1996, Michael has become a prominent and steadfast figure in the rowing community not only leading the men’s rowing team to victory countless times during his 18 years as head coach but his holistic approach to coaching allows those around him to reach success. “A good coach cares about you, helps you navigate rough waters, and works tirelessly to make your dreams a reality,” said Michael.

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Nichole Martin

Driven by her love for water sports instilled in her by her family from a young age and the sense of community she found early on in rowing, Nichole Martin has cultivated a coaching career with SeattleU Crew and the Lake Union master’s men’s team that promotes inclusivity and knows the power of a cohesive team. With nearly a decade of coaching experience under her belt, Nichole’s compassionate approach mirrors the community of rowers she grew up in.

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Go For Gold with Gold Checking

Don’t settle for bronze or silver, go for gold with our Gold Checking account! You can earn more than $495* every year, get paid up to 2 days early**, have access to more than 30,000 free ATMs nationwide, and more. Just $25 minimum opening balance.

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Monthly qualifications apply to earn stated rate, refer to Rate & Fee Schedule for more information. The qualification period is from the 1st day of the month until the last day of the month. Must meet Credit Union membership eligibility and account opening requirements. Minimum to open account is $25. High APY rate paid on balances between one penny and $15,000, and 0.05% APY paid on the portion of the balances above $15,000 each cycle the qualifications are met. If you do not meet the qualifications per cycle, your account will earn the Base Rate and will not receive ATM fee refunds for that period. 

Qualifications: (1) Have 12 or more in-person or online point of sale (POS) transactions or debit card purchases post and clear by close of business on the last day of the month (bill payments using debit card are excluded); (2) Sign up to receive account statements electronically (e-statements) by the last day of the month; and (3) receive a direct deposit, conduct an outgoing ACH transaction, or perform an online bill payment transaction to post and clear by close of business on the last day of the month. Available to personal accounts only and limited to one per Tax ID number.


Early access to direct deposit funds depends on the timing of the submission of the payment file from the payer. We generally make these funds available on the day the payment file is received, which may be up to 2 days earlier than the scheduled payment date.