Back to News INDIANA SOCCER CONCLUDES THE 2014 YOUTH SOCCER MONTH September 30, 2014 05:39 PM This month, clubs and teams across the nation participated in Youth Soccer Month, a national celebration of soccer in America. In Indiana alone, players, teams, clubs, colleges / universities and Indy Eleven participated in more than a dozen activities aimed at spreading awareness of the benefits of youth soccer. “Indiana Soccer is pleased seeing so many children across our state celebrating the Youth Soccer Month with their clubs, and local colleges and universities this year.” Indiana Soccer’s Executive Director Dave Guthrie, stated. “Indiana Soccer looks forward to continue utilizing the Youth Soccer Month program as a tool to continue involving our affiliated clubs in events and activities put together in conjunction with our partners.” Guthrie, concluded. With 19 million children participating in soccer nationally, more children participate in organized soccer than youth football, baseball or basketball. Throughout each week of Youth Soccer Month, participating clubs and teams emphasize one of four messages: Fun, Family, Friendship or Fitness. “US Youth Soccer is pleased to conclude another successful Youth Soccer Month,” said Todd Roby, director of marketing and communications of US Youth Soccer. “We appreciate the support and participation from our member US Youth Soccer State Associations, including Indiana Soccer, a longtime supporter, in promoting this initiative." More a dozen events kicked off throughout Indiana in September, ranging from clubs “Making Your Own Ball” initiative created by SCSA and Colleges / Universities offering discounts, promotions and halftime exhibition games and clinics to the closing event with Indy Eleven “Parade of Banners Workshop” on September 27th. Once again, Indiana Soccer thanks each of those that participated and look forward to continue working with you in September, 2015. LIVE WITH GOALS!