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The Value of Technology for Youth Soccer

I'll go ahead and say it, I have my hesitations when it comes to all the "products" available in youth soccer these days. Do we need more technology for Youth Soccer such as teaching gadgets, skills training

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Kevin Payne on the US Club Soccer Players First program and our Youth Soccer Landscape

When I scheduled this interview with Kevin Payne, the CEO of US Club Soccer, I knew it would be informative for parents and coaches.  I didn't realize just how inspired I would feel at the end of

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TiPEVO to Power a Nation-Wide Soccer Club Directory

US Youth Soccer recently announced a partnership with TiPEVO - to power a nation-wide club directory that will give parents a voice and also clarity when making soccer decisions for their child.  TiPEVO

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7 Questions Every Soccer Parent Should Ask

As parents we have a tendency to try and find a solution to help our children.  Our child is struggling in math, so we find a tutor.  Our child gets a cavity so we buy a different toothbrush. 

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The Secret to Fulfilling Our Potential as a Soccer Nation

One of the slides I often use in presentations to soccer coaches, parents and club directors depicts the various issues/problems/inefficiencies with our youth soccer landscape.  We discuss the power

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The Sports Bra Project – A Service Opportunity for Your Child and Club

I am so proud to call Sarah Dwyer-Shick, one of the founders of The Sports Bra Project, a friend. The Sports Bra Project increases access to sports for women & girls by removing barriers to participation.

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United Soccer Coaches Launches “Commitment to Culture” Campaign

Last January, at the United Soccer Coaches Convention, I was invited to take part in a one day Summit of coaches from various levels and geographies of the United States.  We were charged with "developing

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Parent Engagement from a Parent and Club Perspective

The Soccer Parenting Association is proud to collaborate with the Players First program from US Club Soccer.  This initiative highlights programs and services available to youth soccer players, clubs

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Remembering Tony DiCicco: A Leader U.S. Soccer Must Emulate

A year ago today the most winning coach in U.S. Soccer history, a soccer legend who positively influenced the lives of thousands and thousands of players, coaches, and fans – Tony DiCicco – left this

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Dear National Council: We Are Counting On You.

Dear National Council Voting Members:We are counting on you.Later this week you will choose a new U.S. Soccer President, and with this election comes the possibility for change – real change. We have

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