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2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional: Day 3

The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional continues with Day 3 in Boca Raton, Fla., with the 1998 and 1997 age groups.
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2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional: Day 2

The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional continues with Day 2 in Boca Raton, Fla., with the 1999 and 2000 age groups.
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2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional: Day 1

The annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional matches commenced Monday in Boca Raton, Fla. with all age groups starting the action.
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Congratulations to US Youth Soccer clubs who earned $2,500 from Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ is excited to announce that four US Youth Soccer clubs earned $2,500 each in the Fall 2014 Pledge.
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Girls wrap up opening weekend of 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League play in Wilson, N.C.

After four days of play, the US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 Girls have solidified their spots in the standings until nearly half the field meets again Dec. 31-Jan. 2 in Orlando, Fla., where they will continue competing for a league title and a ticket to the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
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2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls standings taking shape as Day 3 concludes

Just one more day remains in the opening weekend of 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls play, with Sunday's matches solidifying team standings until the next meeting in Orlando, Fla., Dec. 31 - Jan. 2, alongside the Disney Showcase.
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2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls play continues in Wilson, N.C.

The 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls season is in full swing after two days of play at the Gillette Athletic Complex and Rocky Mount Sports Complex in North Carolina. The season is shaping up to be a long fight for the divisional titles and automatic entries to the US Youth Soccer National Championships, and Saturday’s games should play a big role in separating some teams in the standings.​
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2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls season kicks off in Wilson, N.C.

The top teams in the country showcased their talent Thursday as several energetic matchups got the eighth season of US Youth Soccer National League Girls play underway in Wilson, N.C. All 16 teams in each of the Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Girls age groups began the 2014-15 National League season at the Wilson Gillette Soccer Complex and Rocky Mount Sports Complex.
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2014-15 National League Girls News | Wilson, N.C.

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The eighth season of US Youth Soccer National League play kicked off Thursday, Nov. 20, in Wilson, N.C. when all 80 girls teams in the Under-14 through Under-18 age groups met to begin the season.
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Chance to earn $2,500 by promoting good sportsmanship

The Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ Pledge is open for the Winter Season! Now is the time to sign up your organization or team for a chance to earn $2,500.
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US Youth Soccer State Cups Mark Beginning of US Youth Soccer National Championship Series

The US Youth Soccer State Championship is where more than 10,000 teams and 185,000 players from US Youth Soccer's 55 State Associations begin their journey in the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.
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2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls Preview

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Check out the 2014-15 National League Girls preview for a breakdown of each age group, highlighting teams, players and games to watch.
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US Youth Soccer Region IV award winners announced

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US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the 2014 regional award winners from US Youth Soccer Region IV. Nine individuals from the region were recognized for giving their time and effort over the past year to help advance the game of soccer at their organizations and within their communities.
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US Youth Soccer understands the expenses related to education for your children, whether it is in athletics or academics. For this reason, US Youth Soccer is always looking for opportunities to bring benefit to its loyal members to save money.
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Rosters Announced for 2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the participants of the annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional, held Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande Ariz. Rosters will be comprised of elite players in the 2000 and 2001 age groups, from each of the four US Youth Soccer Regions. The event will consist of training sessions and matches in front of U.S. Soccer national staff and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure​
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2014 Soccer America Weekly College Soccer Top 25

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See if your favorite school is in this week's Soccer America men's or women's Top 25.
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Rosters Announced for 2014 ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the participants of the annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional, held Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz.
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Rosters Announced for 2014 ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the participants of the annual US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional.
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TAKE 5 with Shannon MacMillan

U.S. Women’s National Team legend and US Youth Soccer alum Shannon MacMillan shares her thoughts on how youth athletes, coaches and Positive Sport Parents can help prevent, treat and overcome injuries.​
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Common Goals | November 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the November Common Goals newsletter.
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Triax Technologies: The Official Head Impact Monitoring System of Cal North

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October 21, 2014 (Pleasanton, CA) – Cal North, the largest youth soccer organization in the state and one of the leading proponents of sports concussion awareness and prevention, has partnered with Triax Technologies to become the official head impact monitoring system of Cal North Youth Soccer.
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Lifetime achievement honorees to be recognized at 2015 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala

US Youth Soccer will honor the recipients of lifetime achievement awards at the 2015 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Friday, Jan. 16, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia. Three new inductees will be welcomed into the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame, and the Dr. Thomas Fleck Award for Excellence in Youth Coaching Education will be awarded.
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Region I Champions League Timetable!

Over 90 of the top ENY teams applied to the "revamped" Region I Champions League. Returning National Champions, BU17 Paris St. Germain, Manhattan Soccer Club; as well as the Region I Premier League Champions BU14 Hurricanes and BU16 Elite, Dix Hills Soccer Club are back to play competitively.
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Play It Safe

Even though minor injuries are often unavoidable, at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we believe it is a smart policy to take measures to help prevent serious and costly injuries and to limit, identify and treat injuries when they do happen.
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Training Advisor - November Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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Parenting Education | Cardinal Rules of Goalkeeping

Learn about five key guidelines that all goalkeepers should follow. If your child is a goalkeeper, you'll know what to look for the next time you head to the field.
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Coaching Education | Code of Ethics

The purpose of the Code of Ethics is to safeguard FIFA's image and pursuit of objectives against the unethical actions of Officials and to ensure Officials' integrity in the discharge of their duties
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Video services available for 2014-15 National League games in North Carolina

Sports Video USA is proud to be again the official video service provider for the US Youth Soccer National League games in Wilson, North Carolina, for both the Boys and Girls weekends.
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Schedule announced for 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League

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The schedule has been announced for the opening weekend of the 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League season, as the Girls gather Nov. 20-23 in Wilson, N.C. National League Boys will kick off three weeks later, Dec. 11-14. Games will be played in conjunction with the CASL Showcase, creating another significant opportunity for the nation’s collegiate, professional and national team coaches to see National League players in an environment of meaningful play.
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2014 ODP Boys News | Winter Interregional

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Boys Winter Interregional takes place Dec. 19-21 at IMG Academy in Brandenton, Fla. Participating teams are comprised of elite players in the 1997, 1998 and 1997 age groups, from each of the four US Youth Soccer Regions.
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27 of 36 Players Selected to U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team Camp have US Youth Soccer Ties

U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team coach Javier Perez has named a 36-player roster for the Under-18 National Team’s training camp that began Thursday, October , 23 at U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center in Carson, Calif. In addition to being named to the United States roster, 27 of the 36 athletes share a common thread in US Youth Soccer.
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2014 ODP Boys News | Thanksgiving Interregional

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Boys Thanksgiving Interregional takes place Nov. 27- Dec. 1 at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz. Participating teams are comprised of elite players in the 2000 and 2001 age groups, from each of the four US Youth Soccer Regions.
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We Need to Move the Goalposts...and Quickly!

Important words from Eastern New York Director of Coaching Instruction Tim Bradbury.
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Everything for US Youth Soccer fans in one place!

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ welcomes youth soccer parents, coaches and fans to our partner page with US Youth Soccer!
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Eastern Pike’s Travel Teams Cross the New York Border to Play in the East Hudson Youth Soccer League

Did you know that the East Hudson Youth Soccer League has teams in Pennsylvania?
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Schedule Announced for 2014 ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule for the annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional, set to take place Nov. 27- Dec.1 at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz. Participating teams will be comprised of elite players in the 2000 and 2001 age groups, from each of the four US Youth Soccer Regions.
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Tips and Resources from Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™

Get expert advice, exclusive tools and unique insights from the Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ team - delivered right to your Inbox!
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Schedule Announced for 2014 ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule for the annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional, set to take place Nov. 21-28 at Spanish River Athletic Park in Boca Raton, Fla.
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2014 ODP Girls News | Thanksgiving Interregional

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Girls Thanksgiving Interregional takes place Nov. 21-28 in Boca Raton, Fla. Teams from each of the four US Youth Soccer Regions in the 1997-2000 age groups will compete against the top teams in the country.
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Coaches – Receive valuable feedback from parents today!

With the free, easy-to-use, online tool youth sport coaches can gain valuable insights into parents overall satisfaction and identify areas to be celebrated as well as areas of improvement.
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Common Goals | October 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the October Common Goals newsletter.
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Parenting Education | First Aid Supplies

The first aid kit should be kept on hand at training sessions and matches. One of the adults associated with a soccer team should be the designated first aid caregiver. It is highly recommended that this person hold a first aid certification from the American Red Cross at the minimum.
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Coaching Education | Ferguson's Formula

In 2012 Harvard Business School professor Anita Elberse had a unique opportunity to examine Sir Alex Ferguson’s management approach and developed an HBS case study around it. Now she and Ferguson have collaborated on an analysis of his enormously successful methods.
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Last chance to earn $2,500

The fall Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ Pledge closes on October 15!
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New cycle of U.S. Under-20 WNT players full of US Youth Soccer ties

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U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team coach Michelle French has called in 32 players for a week-long camp Oct. 12-19 in Chula Vista, Calif. Each of the 32 players selected to begin the next Under-20 cycle has a connection to US Youth Soccer.
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Register now for the 2015 US Youth Soccer Workshop in Philadelphia

Registration is open for the 2015 US Youth Soccer Workshop, held in conjunction with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention, which will take place Jan. 14-18, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia — bringing thousands of coaches, administrators, referees and soccer enthusiasts together in one place.
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US Youth Soccer releases Spatial Awareness coaching guide

US Youth Soccer is excited to announce the release of "Spatial Awareness – A Progression for Coaching the Tactical Use of the Field of Play through Concepts of Space." The new coaching education resource provides youth coaches with an age-appropriate approach to teaching players tactical concepts that utilize concrete and abstract spaces on the field of play.
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How To Encourage Your Youth Athlete

When providing your child with advice, it’s helpful to mix specific, truthful pieces of praise with each critique.
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Region II ODP Boys Thanksgiving Rosters Posted

Rosters have been posted for the 2000 and 2001 boys age groups participating in the Thanksgiving Interregionals to be held in November in Casa Grande, AZ.
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Region II ODP Girls Thanksgiving Rosters Posted

Rosters have been posted for the the 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 girls age groups participating in the Thanksgiving Interregionals to be held in November in Boca Raton, FL.
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Executive Committee Elections

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Elections will be held in December 2014 for 1st Vice Chairman, 3rd Vice Chairman, CFO and Secretary. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please send your Soccer resume and Letter of Intent by November 7, 2014 to: Joe Santos, DC Representative c/o CYSA Office 1040 Serpentine Lane, Suite 201 Pleasanton, CA 94566
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CYSA Cal North Announces New Format for Junior Cup Festival

Cal North Junior Cup Festival for U9-U11 teams is now an Invitational Cup. There are three divisions of play within the Festival format
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George Kuntz | The Importance Of Parents

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ invites you to listen to Director of Coaching for Hawaii Youth Soccer Association, George Kuntz. Kuntz provides tips to parents who are coaching their own children or cheering from the sidelines.
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Friendship Q&A: Relationships make titles even more enjoyable for DMCV

DMCV captain Shelby Lee talked to US Youth Soccer about the team’s success and how enjoyable the game can be when you are playing with some of your best friends.
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TAKE 5 with US Youth Soccer’s Pearse Tormey

When watching your child play sports, it’s natural to get excited. But it’s also important to make sure you always act as a Positive Sport Parent – on game day and beyond. Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive sat down with US Youth Soccer coach and Carolina Elite Soccer Academy Co-Executive Director Pearse Tormey to get his thoughts on what it means to be a Positive Sport Parent.
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US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues kick off 2014 fall seasons

Early games for the 2014 fall season of the US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues have begun and the action will soon be in full swing in three of the four US Youth Soccer regions.
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US Youth Soccer Region I Leagues Restructured for 2014-15 Season

US Youth Soccer Region I (East) has announced several changes to begin immediately and additional changes coming for future seasons of the regional league, based on feedback from club and state directors of coaching.
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Bucking Station Wagon Syndrome

For some kids playing soccer, their biggest battle doesn’t occur on the field, but rather in the backseat of the car on the way home, as one or both parents give their minute-by-minute recap of the game. They cover why Johnny has no business starting at forward and how Jason playing on the right as opposed to the left is a travesty.
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Family Q&A: Sam Mewis talks about being part of a soccer sister duo

At just 21 years old, Sam Mewis has already experienced a lot of success on the soccer field. The midfielder helped UCLA to the NCAA Division I Championship in 2013, was part of the gold medal-winning U.S. Under-20 Women’s World Cup squad in 2012 and has appeared for the U.S. Women’s Senior National Team.
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Nesquik Photo Sweepstakes

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Enter the Nesquik sweepstakes for a chance to win a soccer clinic with Sydney Leroux and Alexi Lalas for your entire club!
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Being a Positive Sport Parent

As a parent, you have the power to help shape your youth athlete’s attitude about sports.
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Common Goals | September 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the September Common Goals newsletter.
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Coach Egidio's New York Success Story

When Manhattan SC PSG won the U-17 national title in July it became the first New York City team to win a US Youth Soccer National Championship since 1985 and only..
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Fun Q&A: Tim Howard talks about the fun in soccer

US Youth Soccer kicks off Youth Soccer Month with U.S. Men’s National Team Goalkeeper and US Youth Soccer alum, Tim Howard, talking about the Week One theme: Fun. Tim sat down and discussed a few of his fun moments in soccer, as well as proud moments in his career.
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Q&A: Sam Snow on the benefits of playing soccer

US Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Sam Snow talks about the four themes of Youth Soccer Month — Fun, Family, Friendship and Fitness — and the value of getting out and playing the game.
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US Youth Soccer Launches First-of-its-Kind Nationwide Child Obesity Prevention Training for Coaches

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US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the nation, is taking a stand against childhood obesity with Coaching Healthy Habits, a new training to help coaches teach youth players to make healthier decisions on and off the field.
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Take the Pledge to Promote Good Sportsmanship and Earn $2,500

Since 2007, Liberty Mutual Insurance has donated more than half-a-million dollars to deserving youth sports teams, leagues and organizations. The Play Positive™ Pledge, our latest program, seeks to continue that tradition of rewarding teams who demonstrate a commitment to sportsmanship and playing positive.​
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2014-15 Far West Regional League Northwest Division Teams Announced

Teams have been announced for the 2014-2015 US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League (FWRL) Northwest Division. League play will begin in September, with 116 teams in the Under-12 through Under-18 Boys and Girls age groups vying for the Northwest Division title and an automatic spot in the US Youth Soccer Region IV (Far West) Championships next summer in Boise.
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Training Advisor - September Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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Kids vs. Pros

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You and three of your closest friends could be headed to Orlando, Fla. to meet and take on MLS pros at the Capri Sun Kids vs. Pros Soccer Showdown.
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Parenting Education | Alive and Kicking

Why leave the soccer to your kids? Research has shown that playing soccer on a regular basis can boost people's health levels at all ages and playing levels.
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Coaching Education | Coaching TOPSoccer Athletes

This PowerPoint presentation from the 2007 US Youth Soccer Workshop examines some of the ways coaches can successful run a TOPSoccer program. It looks at challenges the athletes face, ideas for coaching, and how to match the game to the athlete.
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10 tips for making the upcoming soccer season a great one

US Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Sam Snow offers some advice for players, coaches and parents as the fall soccer season approaches.
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Remembering Why We Play Sports

Download this helpful tool from Play Positive to remember why we play sports.
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40 Days to Play Soccer for a Change - Celebrate Youth Soccer Month this September

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US Youth Soccer, the nation's largest youth sports association, is excited to kick off the 12th annual Youth Soccer Month – Celebrating Soccer in America this September, and the celebration continues throughout the month promoting the benefits of soccer.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Coventry

Coventry, R.I. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Fish Hill Sports Complex on August 30-31. The Under-8 through Under-15 boys and girls participating will bring together 75 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Rhode Island.
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Slippery Rock, Pa. Chosen to Host 2015 US Youth Soccer Region I Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce that Slippery Rock, Pa., and the Pennsylvania West State Soccer Association will host the 2015 US Youth Soccer Region I (East) Presidents Cup, May 23-25 at Slippery Rock University, Dicks Sportsplex and North Boundary Park.
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St. Charles, Mo. Chosen to Host 2015 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce that St. Charles, Mo., and the Missouri State Youth Soccer Association will host the 2015 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Presidents Cup, June 11-14 at the SLYSA Soccer Complex.
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Snohomish, Wash. Chosen to Host 2015 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce that Snohomish, Wash. and the Washington Youth Soccer Association will host the 2015 US Youth Soccer Region IV (West) Presidents Cup, June 9-14 at Stocker Fields.
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Lafayette, La. Chosen to Host 2015 US Youth Soccer Region III Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce that Lafayette, La. and the Louisiana Youth Soccer Association will host the 2015 US Youth Soccer Region III (South) Presidents Cup, June 11-14 at the Moore Park Soccer Complex.
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2015 US Youth Soccer Regional and National Presidents Cup Dates and Host Locations Announced

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the dates and locations for the 2015 US Youth Soccer Regional and National Presidents Cup events - a progressive, competitive experience for US Youth Soccer teams from the state to regional to US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup level. The 2015 National Presidents Cup will take place July 9-12 in Overland Park, Kan. at the Overland Park Soccer Complex.
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TAKE 5 with US Youth Soccer’s Mike Zile

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ sat down with US Youth Soccer Coach Mike Zile to get his thoughts on the importance of playing sports along with the life lessons he learned.
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Your kid could show our MLS stars who's boss!

Your kid could win a trip to Orlando for a showdown with MLS stars!
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ONYSA Seeking Program Administrator

Ohio North is currently accepting resumes for a Program Administrator.
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Why Play Sports?

To help get you thinking about the ways to frame and discuss the many rewards of participating in sports to your kids, Liberty Mutual Insurance has outlined four of the central benefits of youth sports participation: Fitness, Friendship, Wisdom and Focus.
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Common Goals | August 2014

Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the July Common Goals newsletter.
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Introducing Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™

Liberty Mutual Insurance is excited to announce that our Responsible Sports program is now called the Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ program.
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Field of 160 teams announced for 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League

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US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the 160 teams that have earned their place in the 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League season. The league, entering its eighth season, is home to the nation’s top Under-14 through Under-18 Boys and Girls club soccer teams, with each team having an individual proven track record of continued success in US Youth Soccer programs.
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Training Advisor - August Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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Tulsa, Okla., chosen to host 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships

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US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the dates and locations for the Regional and National Championships of the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, the country’s oldest and most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. After another banner year in 2014, the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships will be held at the Mohawk Soccer Complex in Tulsa, Okla.
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US Women's National Team Star Coming to Iowa

International soccer star Abby Wambach is coming to Iowa November 9 in an event designed to raise funds for Iowa Soccer-selected beneficiary Courage League Sports.
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Champions crowned at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships

Champions were crowned Sunday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships, presented by the National Guard, at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, Md. The country’s top teams in the Under-13 through Under-19 Boys Girls age groups met to conclude the final stage of the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series. Saturdy and Sunday’s final matchups were streamed online for the first time and featured teams who earned the right to play for their respective National titles through s​
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Parenting Education | Why Young Athletes Excel with Backyard Play

The top players he deals with are not the ones who play on traveling teams. They’re not necessarily the ones who spend all their time playing on more than one formal team year-round, he says. No, the top players, he says, are the ones who, in addition to playing on organized teams, often play in the park, the backyard or the local gym with their friends and neighbors — without parents or coaches instructing them.
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Coaching Education | 10 Essentials of Player Development

Check out the notes from a webinar hosted David Newbery, which looks at the 10 essential factors of player development in youth soccer.
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Goal Setting with your Youth Athlete

Youth athletes need the support of coaches and parents to establish effort-focused and outcome-focused goals that allow them to test their respective limits, learn from individual challenges, and realize personal victories.
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U19 Boys Billy Goat FC: More than just a game

Billy Goat FC (1-1) of Missouri to face Alum Rock PAC Tigres (0-1-1) of Cal North today at 12:00 PM EST in final day of group play.
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Watch the National Championships Live

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More than 80 games broadcast live from the National Championships in Maryland...
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Live games from 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships announced

US Youth Soccer will provide ongoing live coverage of the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships, presented by the National Guard, with more than 80 live games available next week. The National Championships will begin Tuesday, July 22 with first games scheduled for 8 a.m. ET.
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Principles | Effort Goals

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports invites you to listen to a youth soccer coach talk about the differences between effort goals, such as hustling and passing, rather than outcome goals, such as winning on the scoreboard.
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National Championship participants Baldwin, Riehl make Under-20 Women’s World Cup roster

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The Under-18 BRYC 95 Elite (VA) teammates have been more than 2,300 miles away from their Fairfax, Va., based club, training at the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team camp in Seattle. And just four days before the National Championships in Germantown, Md., the two players received word they’ll have another big soccer event to play in this summer.
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US Youth Soccer a common thread in U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team World Cup roster

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U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team coach Michelle French has named the 21 players who will be on the roster for the 2014 FIFA Women’s Under-20 World Cup, to be played Aug. 5-24 in Canada. In addition to being named to the United States roster, each of the athletes share a common thread in US Youth Soccer.​
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2014 National Championships | Team Previews

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Get to know the teams competing for the National Championship in Germantown, Md.
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TAKE 5 with US Youth Soccer Coach Dustin Taylor

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports sat down with US Youth Soccer coach Dustin Taylor to get his thoughts on personal bests, personal statistics and personal records.
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Champions Crowned at 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

After four days of play, champion teams were decided Sunday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup finals in Greenville, S.C.
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Championship Matches Set at 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

Championship matches are set after the final day of preliminary play concluded at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup in Greenville, S.C. Out of the 40 participating teams, 10 will be crowned in the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups.
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Preliminary Games Continue at 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

The 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup continued in Greenville, S.C. with the 40 Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls teams taking the field for the second day of play at MESA Sports Complex.​
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2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup Kicks Off in Greenville, S.C.

The 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup kicked off Thursday at the MESA Soccer Complex in Greenville, S.C.
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Common Goals | July 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the July Common Goals newsletter.
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2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

The 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup takes place July 10-13 at the MESA Soccer Complex in Greenville, S.C.
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Schedule announced for 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule for the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships, presented by National Guard, to be played July 22-27 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, Md.​
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When Players Give Their Personal Best, Everyone Wins

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports offers helpful tips on how to encourage and inspire youth players to achieve their personal best.
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US Youth Soccer Regional Champions Qualify for 2014-15 National League

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The US Youth Soccer Regional Championships wrapped up on July 1, with Regional winners and representatives in the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls Divisions earning automatic qualification into the prestigious US Youth Soccer National League for the 2014-15 season.
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2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup Schedule Announced

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the participants and schedule for the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, taking place July 10-13 at the MESA Soccer Complex in Greenville, S.C.
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US Youth Soccer Region II Seeking Assistant Administrator

The Assistant Administrator for US Youth Soccer Association Region II is responsible for implementing the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program as approved by the US Youth Soccer Board of Directors and further defined by the Region II Council in the Policies and Procedures for US Youth Soccer Region II Olympic Development Program within the constraints of the budget.
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Schedule and Scores: 2014 Region I Championship Finals Underway

Check out the schedules and scores from today's Region I Championship finals from Rhode Island...
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Parenting Education | Environment

The most fundamental skill in soccer is individual mastery of the ball and the creativity that comes with it. This should be a priority in training and games, especially in the early years. As this skill is mastered, the rest of the game becomes easier — both to teach and to learn.
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Coaching Education | Good Sportsmanship

It is very important for all youth soccer players to practice “Good Sportsmanship” during all training activities and matches. Behavior on and off the field directly reflects on the quality of your team, your club…but most importantly, on you.
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The Benefits of Playing Multiple Sports

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports shares how playing multiple sports as a youth athlete offers up new learning experiences, the chance to grow both mentally and physically and protect against our youth athlete burning out.
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WE BELIEVE

Join US Youth Soccer as we support the Red, White and Blue as they take on Germany in the final game of group play tomorrow (Thursday) in the 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP with coverage on ESPN and Univision. The match begins at 12 PM ET.
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U17G Iowa Rush Advance to Region II Championship Semifinals

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8am Tuesday semifinal vs. NSA Jaguars (IL)
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US Youth Soccer Announces Partnership with Capri Sun Roarin Waters

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US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the nation, is pleased to announce a multi-year agreement welcoming Capri Sun Roarin’ Waters Flavored Water Beverage as the Official Sponsor and Kids Ready to Drink Juice of US Youth Soccer.
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TAKE 5 with Zach Loyd

Branching out from just one sport offers youth athletes both physical and mental benefits, from enhancing current skills to learning to appreciate the new skills required by a different sport.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships

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Follow the news and action from the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships, taking place June 26 - July 1 in Kingston, R.I.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships

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Follow the news and action from the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships, taking place June 19-26 in Baton Rouge, La.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships

Follow the moments from the Region II (Midwest) Championships...
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Four Ways Playing Multiple Sports Can Help Your Child Become A Better Athlete

It's exciting to watch your children excel at the sports they love. Working hard toward a personal best or perfecting a specific technique are critical to success, but let’s not forget that playing multiple sports can be tremendously beneficial in the long run.
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Region III Teams Advance to 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region III (South) Presidents Cup champions, crowned Sunday in Decatur, Ala. Winning teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups advance to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 10-13 in Greenville, S.C.​
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships - ABQ

Follow the moments from the Region IV (West) Championships...
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Region II Teams Advance to 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

FRISCO, Texas (June 15, 2014) – US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Presidents Cup champions, crowned Sunday in Overland Park, Kan. Winning teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups advance to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 10-13 in Greenville, S.C.
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Region IV Teams Advance to 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV (West) Presidents Cup champions, crowned Sunday in Morgan Hill, Calif. Winning teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups advance to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 10-13 in Greenville, S.C.
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2014 Region II Presidents Cup: Day 3

After three days of preliminary play, four champions are crowned and six championship matches are set at the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup in Overland Park, Kan.
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Championship Matches Set at 2014 Region IV Presidents Cup

After four days of preliminary play, quarterfinals and semifinals, championship matches are set at the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup in Morgan Hill, Calif. Boys and Girls teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 age groups have funneled down from 130 teams to 20 hoping to obtain a regional title and a berth to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 10-13 in Greenville, S.C.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup Continues in Overland Park, Kan.

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup continued its second day of play at the Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan. The tournament’s 71 Boys and Girls teams, in the Under-13 through Under-17 age groups from US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest), will compete from June 12-15 in hopes of advancing to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup.
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Quarterfinal and Semifinal Matches Set at 2014 Region IV Presidents Cup

The fields narrowed down for the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls teams participating in the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup in Morgan Hill, Calif. After three days of play, quarterfinal and semifinal matches are set, and teams get one step closer to a regional title and a berth to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 10-13 in Greenville, S.C.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup Kicks Off in Overland Park, Kan.

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup kicked off Thursday at the Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan. Boys and Girls teams from US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) will compete from June 12-15 in hopes of advancing to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup.
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2014 Region IV Presidents Cup: Day 2

The 2014 Region IV Presidents Cup continues in Morgan Hill, Calif.
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US Youth Soccer ODP player Katie Cousins named National Player of the Year

The 17-year-old Virginia high school standout and member of the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) received a surprise from U.S. Women’s National Team defender Ali Krieger, who presented Cousins with the Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year award.
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US Youth Soccer ODP Players Called to 2014 National Training Camp

Eighteen girls from the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) have been invited to participate in the US Youth Soccer ODP Girls 1999 National Camp, June 15-22 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region III Presidents Cup Kicks Off in Decatur, Ala.

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region III Presidents Cup kicks off Thursday in Decatur, Ala. Boys and Girls teams from US Youth Soccer Region III (South) will compete from June 12-15 in hopes of advancing to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup took place June 12-15 at Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan.
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2014 Region IV Presidents Cup Kicks Off in Morgan Hill, Calif.

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup is now underway in Morgan Hill, Calif. The five-day tournament which takes place June 11-15 kicked off Wednesday with the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups starting the action at the Morgan Hill Sports Complex.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup kicked off Wednesday at Morgan Hill Sports Complex in Morgan Hill, Calif.
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Midwest Regional League teams qualify for 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League

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The 2013-2014 US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional League (MRL) Premier I Division champions in the Under-13 through Under-17 age groups have earned automatic qualification into the prestigious US Youth Soccer National League for the 2014-15 season.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Riverton

Riverton, Utah will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Hamilton Sports Complex on June 20-21. The Under-6 through Under-19 boys and girls participating will bring together over 60 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Riverton.
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FUEL Soccer Digital available this Fall

US Youth Soccer is excited to announce that several new digital editions of FUEL Soccer Magazine will be available, beginning this fall. US Youth Soccer will release three digital editions — one each in August, September and October — for the fall soccer season, and three more editions will be available in March, April and May for the spring soccer season.
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US Youth Soccer National League accepting applications for 2014-2015 season

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The US Youth Soccer National League is accepting team applications for the 2014-2015 seasonal year. Applications are due Wednesday, July 9, 2014. National League competition will be held for the Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Boys and Girls age groups.
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New Survey Identifies Decline in Sportsmanship

A new national survey of 2,000 youth sports parents and coaches by Liberty Mutual Insurance illuminates a troubling decline in what some would say is the most important lesson of youth sports: sportsmanship.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, Va., will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Patriot Park on June 21-22. The Under-6 through Under-19 boys and girls participating will bring together teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Fredericksburg.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to West Chester

West Chester, Pa., will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at TSP Soccer Complex on June 14-15. The Under-9 through Under-18 boys and girls participating will bring together 60 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in West Chester.
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Common Goals | June 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the June Common Goals newsletter.
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Schedule announced for 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule for the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV (West) Championships, to be played June 16-22 at New Mexico Tournament Soccer Complex in Albuquerque, N.M.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Linn Creek

Linn Creek, Mo., will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Turner Soccer Park on June 14-15. The Under-10 through Under-14 boys and girls participating will bring together teams for the first annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Linn Creek.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Ames

Ames, Iowa will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Hunziker Youth Sports Complex on June 14-15. The Under-7 through Under-14 boys and girls participating will bring together 100 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Ames.
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Starting the Sportsmanship Conversation

As a parent, what can you do to fight poor sportsmanship?
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Parenting Education | Small-Sided Games

The Under-12 age group is a crucial transition period for players. For players to improve their soccer skills, it's necessary to look at long term development rather than focusing on winning right now. A key to helping players develop at this age is to play small-sided games
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Coaching Education | Knee Up

Why should a goalkeeper bring up one knee when catching a high ball? Most coaches, and their keepers, will answer for protection. While that’s true, it’s not the main reason. Find out what the main reason is and see the key mechanics for catching a high ball.
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Training Advisor - June Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Premier League teams qualify for 2014-15 National League

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The 2014 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Premier League (SRPL) champions and runners-up in the Under-15 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups have earned automatic qualification into the prestigious US Youth Soccer National League for the 2014-15 season.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Essex Junction

Essex Junction, Vt. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Essex Tree Farm Facility on June 7-8. The Under-8 through Under-12 boys and girls participating will bring together teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Essex Junction.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Brookings

Brookings, S.D., will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Fishback Soccer Complex on June 6-8. The Under-8 through Under-19 boys and girls participating will bring together 80 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Brookings.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Muskegon

Muskegon, Mich., will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Reeths Puffer Middle School on June 7. The Under-8 through Under-19 boys and girls participating will bring together teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Muskegon.
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What is America's Top Soccer City?

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup is almost here, so we wanted to find out which American city has the most soccer pride. Fill out your own bracket and narrow down the list to the place you believe is America's top soccer city.
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Region I Teams Advance to 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region I (East) Presidents Cup champions, crowned Memorial Day weekend in Slippery Rock, Pa. Winning teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups advance to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 10-13 in Greenville, S.C.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Region I Presidents Cup Kicks Off in Slippery Rock, Pa.

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region I Presidents Cup takes place Memorial Day weekend in Slippery Rock, Pa. Boys and Girls teams from US Youth Soccer Region I (East) will compete from May 24-26 in hopes of advancing to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup.
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16 US Youth Soccer alumni on U.S. Men’s National Team’s final roster for 2014 FIFA World Cup

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US Youth Soccer would like to congratulate its 16 alumni, as well as the seven other American players, who will be representing U.S. Soccer at the 2014 FIFA World Cup this summer in Brazil.
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College Coach Registration for 2014 Regional and National Championships

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Please take a moment to login, update your profile as needed, and select the events you plan to attend or for which you would like roster information.
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UPDATED: FOUR-time Gatorade State POY!

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May 20 announcement just in.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Fishers

Fishers, Ind., will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Cyntheanne Park on May 31 - June 1. The Under-6 through Under-14 boys and girls participating will bring together 175 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Fishers.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Oconomowoc

Oconomowoc, Wisc., will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Ewald Fields on May 30-June 1. The Under-7 through Under-14 boys and girls participating will bring together 190 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Oconomowoc.
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From US Youth Soccer to the 2014 FIFA World Cup: Referee Mark Geiger

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Mark Geiger, 39, was selected in January to referee at this summer’s World Cup, becoming the first American since 2002 to be chosen. The honor was 25 years in the making for Geiger, who refereed at the 2000 National Championships — as well as a half-dozen US Youth Soccer Region I Championships and several US Youth Soccer New Jersey State Cups — before eventually becoming a regular referee for Major League Soccer.
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The Sugar Shaker Award – A Symbolic Reward

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports invites you to listen to a youth soccer coach explain what the Sugar Shaker Award is and how she uses it to motivate players to help each other during practice.​
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US Youth Soccer Region I Premier League finalists qualify for 2014-15 National League

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The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region I Premier League championship finals took place this past weekend, as both finalists in the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups earned automatic qualification into the prestigious US Youth Soccer National League for the 2014-15 season.
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US Youth Soccer common thread in U.S. Men’s National Team 30-man preliminary roster for 2014 World Cup

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Of the 30 players U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann named to the preliminary roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, 22 have ties to US Youth Soccer. The 23 players who will represent the United States this summer in Brazil will be chosen from the 30-man squad.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Logan

Logan, Utah will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Mount Logan Middle School on May 24. The Under-6 through Under-15 boys and girls participating will bring together teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Logan.
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TAKE 5 with US Youth Soccer Referee Donavan Eubank

Good sportsmanship really does matter.
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Iowa Soccer Member Clubs Become Newest Academy Affiliate of MLS Club Sporting KC

JUSC and WDMSC have been working together since 2009; 2014 marks next big step.
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Common Goals | May 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the May Common Goals newsletter.
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2014 May US Youth Soccer Show - FULL EPISODE

Watch the full episode of the latest US Youth Soccer Show.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Omaha

FRISCO, Texas (May 5, 2014) – Omaha, Neb. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Tranquility Park Soccer Complex on May 16-17. The Under-9 through Under-15 boys and girls participating will bring together 120 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Omaha.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Hendersonville

Hendersonville, Tenn. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Drakes Creek Soccer Park on May 17-18. The Under-6 through Under-19 boys and girls participating will bring together teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Hendersonville.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Fargo

Fargo, N.D. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Pepsi Soccer Complex on May 17-18. The Under-6 through Under-14 boys and girls participating will bring together 100 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Fargo.
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US Youth Soccer William J. “Billy” Goaziou Scholarship Recipients Announced

US Youth Soccer players Charlotte Pearsall, of Wilmington, N.C., and Danny Miller, of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., are the recipients of the sixth annual US Youth Soccer William J. "Billy" Goaziou Scholarships. Both teens play key roles on their soccer teams as well as in their communities.
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Teach Youth Athletes Good Sportsmanship

While parents cheer for their kids on the sidelines, it’s also imperative for them to be positive role models and strong examples of what it means to be a good sport.
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Parenting Education | Prediction

Do you think your 10-year-old child is going to be a star soccer player when he grows up? Or does a soccer career seem totally unlikely for your youngster? A lot can change between the earliest stages of a career and the time when a player becomes a professional. Check out these slides to remind yourself that all players should have equal opportunities to play at the youth level.
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Coaching Education | P.E. on the Decline

Everyone has heard the stories: less time allotted for physical education and recess, more overweight kids, more distractions that lead to a sedentary lifestyle. It means that many times, parents are looking for outlets to get kids active and keep them active. That's where sports teams come in. And whether they are rec-level programs, travel teams or others, they all have the same goal: teach kids a sport, keep them active and keep them happily occupied in a healthy pastime.
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US Youth Soccer a Common Thread Among U-20 WNT Training Camp Attendees Preparing for 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

Twenty-seven players have been called to attend the upcoming Under-20 Women’s National Team Camp - May 11-18 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. - in preparation for the 2014 FIFA Women’s World Cup. In addition to being called in for the camp, each athlete also shares a common thread of participation in US Youth Soccer.
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Training Advisor - May Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Santa Ana

Santa Ana, N.M. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at New Mexico Soccer Tournament Complex on May 10-11. The Under-9 through Under-16 boys and girls participating will bring together 120 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Santa Ana.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown, Ky. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Elizabethtown Sports Park on May 10-11. The Under-10 through Under-16 boys and girls participating will bring together 90 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Elizabethtown.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Tupelo

Tupelo, Miss. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Tupelo Sportsplex on May 10-11. The Under-10 through Under-19 boys and girls participating will bring together 110 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Tupelo.
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US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Premier League announces addition of Under-13 age group

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The US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Premier League (SRPL) is pleased to announce the addition of the Under-13 age group to its competition, beginning in Spring 2015.
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Great Athletes Cover All Their Bases with a Plan A, B and C

In the unpredictable and fast-moving world of sports, extra effort goes hand in hand with proper preparation. If an athlete wants to be great and win, they’ve got to prepare great too. And to prepare great, they’ve got to have more than just a Plan A. They’ve got to have a Plan A, B and C.
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Take Five with Carlsbad United FC's Michael Duggan

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports sat down with Carlsbad United FC’s Director of Coaching Michael Duggan to get his thoughts on preparing for the unexpected.
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Chicago Fire Soccer Club Announces Partnership with Illinois Youth Soccer Association

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Illinois Youth Soccer Association have announced a long-term strategic partnership to support the growth of grassroots soccer throughout Illinois.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup to Kick Off Summer of Competition

US Youth Soccer is pleased to announce the summer schedule for the 2014 US Youth Soccer Regional and National Presidents Cup competitions.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pa. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Reis Run Soccer Complex on May 3. The event will bring participating boys and girls teams together for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Pittsburgh.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to North Little Rock

North Little Rock, Ark. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Burns Park on May 3. The Under-6 through Under-14 boys and girls participating will bring together 160 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in North Little Rock.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to El Paso

El Paso, Texas will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Westside Sports Complex on May2-4. The Under-6 through Under-19 boys and girls participating will bring together 200 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in El Paso.
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Mike Freitag Provides Advice on Being a Supportive Parent from the Sidelines

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports invites you to listen to Director of Coaching for Colorado Youth Soccer Mike Freitag share his advice to parents on how to be supportive from the sidelines.​
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Encourage Your Young Athlete to Prepare For the Unexpected

In sports, there is one given – expect the unexpected. Liberty Mutual Insurance offers helpful tips and tactics for preparing for the unexpected.
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Common Goals | April 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the April Common Goals newsletter.
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Northern Classic to forge championship between four US Youth Soccer State Associations

Four US Youth Soccer State Associations are creating a one-of-a-kind championship tournament to bring together the top teams from Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming for the inaugural Northern Classic Soccer Tournament to be played July 10-13, 2014 in Billings, Montana at the Amend Park Soccer Complex.
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US Youth Soccer National Championships add semifinal games and expand field in 2014

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This summer, the US Youth Soccer National Championships will feature a semifinal round in the Under-14 through Under-18 boys and girls age groups, as well as the addition of four US Youth Soccer National League teams to the Under-14 boys and girls age groups.
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Finding a balance with "Soccer Moms"

Over the past decade, an increasing number of high-achieving athletes lack some very important skill sets as a result of playing organized sports since the age of 5 or younger. Growing up in an environment where adults direct the development can actually have an inverse affect on the child's growth in sports.
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The Goalkeeper and Law 16

The goal kick falls under the topic of distribution for the goalkeeper. But too many goalkeepers, and evidently many of their coaches, view the goal kick as simply a way to put the ball back into play; when in fact it is the first move on the attack. This document looks at modification to the Goal Kick for younger players, as well as tactics and technique.
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Responsible Sports Download: Brush off Mistakes

To help your kid best brush off setbacks and brush up on his or her mental game, download our “Brush Off Mistakes” handout right now.
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Training Advisor - April Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Sumter

Sumter, S.C. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Patriot Park Sportsplex on April 11-13. The Under-8 through Under-12 boys and girls participating will bring together over 100 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Sumter.
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2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League: By the Numbers

This infographic breaks down some of the stats from the 2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League.
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National League teams punch tickets to 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships

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US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Boys and Girls teams that have qualified to compete in the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships, which are being held July 21-27 in Germantown, Md.
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Soccer Videos & Podcasts on Responsible Sports

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports invites you to watch and listen to prominent former athletes and coaches share their insight on Responsible Sports from their own sports careers.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Tulsa

Tulsa, Okla. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Tulsa United Complex on April 5-6. The Under-6 through Under-10 boys and girls participating will bring together 100 teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Tulsa.
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US Youth Soccer National League Girls wrap up 2013-14 season

The US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Girls completed their third and final day of matches Sunday at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas, Nev., alongside the 2014 Players Showcase. Sunday marked the final day of the 2013-14 season, and standings are now finalized with division titles, berths to the US Youth Soccer National Championships and guaranteed spots in the league next year decided.
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2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League Girls season set for exciting final day

After just two berths to the National Championships were determined Friday, six teams secured their ticket to Germantown, Md., on Saturday. However, the top of most group standings are still in question, as nine tickets to the National Championships are still to be punched, and eight National League division titles will be decided on the season’s final day.
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2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League Girls begin final weekend of play

The US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Girls resumed league play Friday at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas, Nev., alongside the 2014 Players College Showcase. All Under-14 squads are competing this weekend, while half of the field is represented in the Under-15 through Under-18 age groups.
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Nike relationship further unites U.S. Soccer and US Youth Soccer

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US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the nation, today announced a long-term agreement between U.S. Soccer and Nike to further elevate the sport of soccer at all levels of the game.​
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2013-2014 National League Girls News | Las Vegas, Nev.

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The seventh season of US Youth Soccer National League Girls play wraps up March 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nev., as 48 of the 80 teams meet to play the final three games of their season. Games in Las Vegas are being played at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex alongside the Players College Showcase.
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US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup comes to Gilbert

Gilbert, Ariz. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Crossroads Park on March 29-30. The Under-6 through Under-14 boys and girls participating will bring together teams for the annual Kohl’s American Cup held in Gilbert.​
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Experiencing international play in Russia as told by Region I ODP Coach Darren Marshall

Coach Darren Marshall traveled to Russia to coach the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls U16/17 Region I team in the 2014 Kuban Spring Tournament. Check out his blog as he recounts their experiences on and off the field!
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2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League Girls Las Vegas Preview

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The 2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League Girls season will wrap up play March 21-23 at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas, Nev., as 48 teams — representing 17 states and 34 clubs — will play their final three games and solidify the division standings.
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Take Five with US Youth Soccer’s Sam Snow

Every athlete experiences a setback during his or her career. That’s just part of sports. But with every setback, there’s also a chance to come back.
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US Youth Soccer National League Boys wrap up exciting 2013-14 season

The US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Boys completed their third and final day of matches Sunday at Heritage Park in Henderson, Nev., alongside the 2014 Players Showcase. Sunday marked the final day of the 2013-2014 season, and standings are now finalized with division titles, berths to the US Youth Soccer National Championships and guaranteed spots in the league next year decided.
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2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League Boys continue play in Las Vegas

After one berth to the National Championships was determined Friday, another seven teams secured their ticket to Germantown, Md., on Saturday. However, the top of most group standings are still in question, meaning seven National League division titles will decided on the season’s final day.
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2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League Boys begin final weekend of play in Las Vegas

The US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Boys resumed league play Friday at Heritage Park in Henderson, Nev., alongside the 2014 Players College Showcase. All Under-14 squads are competing this weekend, while half of the field is represented in the Under-15 through Under-18 age groups.
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2013-14 National League Boys News | Las Vegas

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The seventh season of US Youth Soccer National League boys play wraps up March 14-16 in Las Vegas, Nev., as 48 of the 80 teams meet to play the final three games of their season. Games in Las Vegas are being played at Heritage Park alongside the Players College Showcase.
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2014 Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup national tour schedule announced

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US Youth Soccer today announced the 2014 national tour schedule for the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup. The largest recreational soccer tournament in the nation is scheduled to be in 46 locations nationwide.
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ESPN Announces New Series about U.S. Soccer Premiering May 13

ESPN will premiere a new series “Inside: U.S. Soccer’s March to Brazil” this spring, focusing on the U.S. Men’s National Team as it prepares for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League Boys Las Vegas Preview

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The 2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League Boys season will wrap up play March 14-16 at Heritage Park in Henderson, Nev., as 48 teams play their final three games and solidify the division standings. In the Under-15 through Under-18 age groups, each division will be represented by four of the eight teams, while the Under-14 divisions will each feature all eight teams.
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Help Your Young Athlete Go From Setback…To Comeback

Sports present a unique opportunity for our kids to learn this valuable life lesson. Each and every experience, both positive and negative, helps our kids develop as an athlete and as a person.
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Congratulations to Cal North's 2014 Hall of Fame Award Winners

Congratulations to all of this years winners!
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National League alum Gedion Zelalem on a quick rise at Arsenal

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Two years ago, Gedion Zelalem was manning the midfield for OBGC Rangers (MD) in the US Youth Soccer National League. Now, the 17-year-old is considered one of the best young talents at Arsenal FC of the English Premier League.
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Military Veterans Attending a US Soccer National Coaching Course May Receive GI Bill Reimbursements

The Department of Veteran's Affairs is offering eligible veterans reimbursement for attending a U.S. Soccer National Coaching Course. Eligible veterans who attend a U.S. Soccer "A", "B", "C", Goalkeeping or Youth course may be eligible for course fee reimbursement.
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Common Goals | March 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the March Common Goals newsletter.
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How to handle a great win or tough loss

Speak to your youth athletes about how to handle a great win or a tough loss.
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Champions crowned at the 2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships

Champion teams were crowned Sunday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz. California South teams swept all titles in the 1997 and 1998 Boys and Girls age groups, for a historical second consecutive year.​
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Championship pairings set at the 2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships kicked off Friday at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz. Elite Boys and Girls teams in the 1997 and 1998 age groups, from each of the four US Youth Soccer Regions, completed their semi-final matches and set the field for Sunday’s championship and consolation matches.
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Training Advisor - March Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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Parenting Education | Backyard Games

Indiana Youth Soccer provides a wide variety of games and drills that can be done in a family's backyard. The games help players work on a variety of soccer skills and are an easy way for a child to practice while at home.
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Coaching Education | Tactical Evolution of the Game

The Nepean Hotspurs Soccer Club looks at the evolution of soccer and the tactics that go with it. More than a dozen formations are presented and discussed, from the earliest team setups to the 4-3-3.
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Video services available for National League games in Las Vegas

Sports Video USA has created a special "team package" to offer to the teams at these National League events. This team package includes the filming of your entire game and up to 20 DVD/Blu Ray copies for the entire team. These videos serve as wonderful keepsakes and are used by many teams for tactical analysis.
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Life Lessons from Team USA Athletes

Our American athletes were thousands of miles away in Sochi competing against the very best of the world, and our kids were watching these men and women on TV in awe, wondering how they got there.
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2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Regional Teams Compete in Costa Rica

The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls 1999 teams from Regions II and III traveled abroad to Costa Rica and competed in a round-robin tournament Feb. 16-19 in San Jose.​
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2014 ODP Championships News | Phoenix, Ariz.

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Championships took place Feb. 28 - March 2 in Phoenix, Ariz. State-level boys and girls teams, comprised of elite players in the 1997 and 1998 age groups from each of the four regions, competed at the Reach 11 Sports Complex.
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Las Vegas schedules announced for 2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League

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The schedule has been announced for the final two weekends of US Youth Soccer National League play in Las Vegas, where 16 division titles will be decided. Boys’ games will be played March 14-16 at Heritage Park in Henderson, Nev., while the girls wrap up their season March 21-23 at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas.
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Get in the Olympic Spirit with Tim Howard

Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports invites you to get into the Olympic spirit by listening to U.S. Soccer and Everton English Club goalkeeper Tim Howard.
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Qualification for 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League announced

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The US Youth Soccer National League has updated its qualification parameters to reflect changes in the US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues. In 2014-2015, teams will once again qualify for the league through success in the previous year’s US Youth Soccer National League, US Youth Soccer Regional Premier Leagues and US Youth Soccer Regional Championships — integrating the most competitive US Youth Soccer club team programs.
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Watch U.S. Olympic Athletes RISE in Sochi

Liberty Mutual Insurance is very proud to sponsor Team Liberty Mutual, a roster of 13 U.S. Winter Olympic and Paralympic stars and hopefuls who have persisted through many setbacks to come back.
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Schedule and teams announced for the 2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships

The schedule and field of 16 teams are set for the 2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships, which will be played Feb. 28-March 2 at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz. The US Youth Soccer ODP Championships will feature teams in the 1997 and 1998 age groups.
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When Too Much, Simply Is Insanity!

DOC Tim Bradbury provides insights into how many games are being played by our children and how it is hurting them.
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Training Advisor - February Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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Common Goals | February 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the February Common Goals newsletter.
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US Youth Soccer alum Morgan Brian earns her place in first USWNT start

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An alum of several US Youth Soccer programs, Brian made her first start for the U.S. Women’s National Team in a 1-0 win over Canada on Jan. 31 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Despite being the youngest player currently with the team, Brian looked composed as she played the full 90 minutes in the victory.
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Applications are now being accepted for the US Youth Soccer William J. “Billy” Goaziou Scholarship

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for the sixth term of US Youth Soccer William J. “Billy” Goaziou Scholarships. The memory of Goaziou, who was involved in soccer for more than 25 years a coach and administrator, is honored with two one-year scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to be awarded to one male and one female attending a post-secondary education institution for the first time in fall 2014.
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The Importance of Keeping Emotional Tanks Full

A young athlete’s Emotional Tank™ is a bit like a car’s gas tank. When it’s full, he or she can go anywhere they want in youth sports!
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Parenting Education | Burnout in Youth Sports

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has just released "Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports: A Position Statement from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine."
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Coaching Education | Fun and Games

US Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Sam Snow examines if it is possible for youth players to have FUN at a training session playing games. Can the parents feel like they are getting their money’s worth from such a coaching approach? Will players develop their talents if FUN is the centerpiece of each training session?
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US Youth Soccer TV talks with US Women's players

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US Youth Soccer TV recently sat down with members of the U.S. Soccer Women's National Team to learn more about their passion for the game and what soccer has taught them on and off the field.
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VIDEO: Sydney Leroux talks to US Youth Soccer

U.S. Women's National Team player Sydney Leroux talks to US Youth Soccer.
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This Season, Don’t Lose More Than a Game

If you happen to return from a win to find that someone has broken into the house, you’d be facing a loss you didn’t plan on.
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Lavelle earns CONCACAF title and Golden Ball

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The US Youth Soccer ODP and US Youth Soccer National League alum has displayed determination and endless effort to get to where she is at today. Her hard worked paid off on Jan. 19, as she helped the United States win the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship crown — earning the Golden Ball as Tournament MVP in the process.
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2013 US Youth Soccer Year in Review

Check out the 2013 US Youth Soccer Year in Review video.
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2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls National Training Camp Rosters and Schedule Announced

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the attendees and schedule for the 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Girls National Training Camp, taking place Jan. 27-31 at Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz.
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US Youth Soccer celebrates 40th anniversary in 2014

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US Youth Soccer, the nation's largest youth sports organization, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014. The celebration recently kicked off with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention, which took place Jan. 15-19 in Philadelphia.
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US Youth Soccer announces partnership with NESTLÉ® NESQUIK®

US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the nation, today announced NESTLÉ NESQUIK as the official “Chocolate Milk” and “Post Game” drink of US Youth Soccer.
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National winners announced at US Youth Soccer Awards Gala

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Seventeen individuals were honored with national awards Friday night at the 2014 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel.
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Class of 2013 inducted into US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame

The 2013 class of the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame was announced Friday evening at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop in Philadelphia.
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2013 US Youth Soccer Boys and Girls Competitive Coaches of the Year announced

The recipients of the 2013 US Youth Soccer Competitive Coach of the Year award for Boys and Girls were announced tonight at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop in Philadelphia.
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2013 US Youth Soccer Boys and Girls Recreation Coaches of the Year announced

The recipients of the 2013 US Youth Soccer Recreation Coach of the Year award for Boys and Girls were announced tonight at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia.
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2014 Recipient of the Dr. Thomas Fleck Award Announced

US Youth Soccer honored Bob Gansler, of Brookfield, Wis., as the recipient of the Dr. Thomas Fleck, US Youth Soccer Excellence in Coaching Education Award at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala Friday in Philadelphia.​
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2013 US Youth Soccer Administrator of the Year announced

Sandi Hendricks of Springfield, Mo., was honored as the 2013 US Youth Soccer Administrator of the Year award recipient Friday night at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop in Philadelphia.
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2013 US Youth Soccer Volunteer of the Year announced

Steve Wierzchowski of Broken Arrow, Okla., was honored as the 2013 US Youth Soccer Volunteer of the Year award recipient Friday night at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia.
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2013 US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year announced

Brock Turner of Boca Raton, Fla., was honored as the 2013 US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year award recipient Friday night at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala.
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US Youth Soccer announces partnership extension through 2014 with Kohl’s Department Stores

US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the country, is proud to announce the extension of a partnership that originally began in 1999 with Kohl’s Department Stores.
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US Youth Soccer announces partnership extension with the National Guard through 2014

US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the nation, is pleased to announce their renewed partnership with the Army National Guard.
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2013 US Youth Soccer Young Referees of the Year announced

The recipients of the 2013 US Youth Soccer Young Referee of the Year award were announced tonight at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia.
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2013 US Youth Soccer Goal and Save of the Year announced

The 2013 US Youth Soccer Goal and Save of the Year award recipients were announced Friday night at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2014 US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia.
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2014 Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup applications now live

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US Youth Soccer is proud to announce that the application process to host a 2014 Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup is now live. While the process has been done by mail in the past, the applications will now be accessible and completed online at USYouthSoccer.org for all US Youth Soccer member clubs and associations.
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2014 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala will broadcast live on USYouthSoccer.org

US Youth Soccer is offering a live broadcast of the 2014 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET from Philadelphia. The live stream on USYouthSoccer.org will allow all members of the organization unable to attend the event to follow along with the ceremony, as we honor the individuals who have made the past year of US Youth Soccer a great success.
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How Can You Honor Soccer?

Responsible Sports wants your children’s youth sports experience to be positive. Responsible Sport Parents and Coaches can achieve this by "Honoring the Game."
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Good Soccer Parents Are a Vital Ingredient

A very interesting article on how you could be a better soccer parent.
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Lifetime achievement honorees to be recognized at 2014 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala

US Youth Soccer will honor five recipients of lifetime achievement awards at the 2014 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Friday, Jan. 17, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia. Four new inductees will be welcomed into the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame, while the Dr. Thomas Fleck Award for Excellence in Youth Coaching Education will always be awarded.
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Common Goals | January 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the January Common Goals newsletter.
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Common Goals | January 2014

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Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the January Common Goals newsletter.
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The US Youth Soccer Show’s Hilary Kennedy to co-host live program at the NSCAA Convention

The opening night of the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia will be brought to you live from NSCAATV, and The US Youth Soccer Show’s Hilary Kennedy will serve as co-host alongside Dean Linke from NSCAATV and Will Parchman from TopDrawerSoccer. The two-hour live show will begin at 7:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 16.
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All-Star Teams Announced for the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Winter Interregional

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the US Youth Soccer ODP All-Star teams for the 2013 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Winter Interregional, which recently took place Dec. 20-22 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Of the nearly 75 players in the 1998 age group that participated in the event, a roster was constituted based on outstanding performance.
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Coaching Education | Essentials of Player Development

David Newbery looks at 10 essentials of the player development program, including purposes of curriculum, focusing on long-term development, assessments and more.
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Training Advisor - January Issue 2014

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Check out the latest issue of the Training Advisor, official US Youth Soccer Training Newsletter from our friends at SKLZ
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Finalists for 2013 Save and Goal of the Year

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After receiving numerous worthy submissions, US Youth Soccer has narrowed the field down to 10 Goal of the Year and 10 Save of the Year official nominees. The soccer community now has the chance to determine the 2013 winners in each category through an online voting process at USYouthSoccer.org beginning on January 6 and ending on January 13 at 12 p.m. CT.
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What’s an Effort Goal?

Watch a youth soccer coach converse about effort goals, as opposed to outcome goals, with her team.
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2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League Girls wrap up play in Orlando, Fla.

The US Youth Soccer National League Girls teams competing this week wrapped up their 2013-2014 seasons on Thursday at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla., playing alongside the Disney Soccer Showcase. The 48 remaining girls teams will finish their seasons and solidify the league standings March 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League Girls continue play in Orlando, Fla.

The US Youth Soccer National League Girls showcased their talents in front of hundreds of college coaches in meaningful and competitive matches Wednesday at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla., alongside the Disney Soccer Showcase. The girls teams competing in Orlando will wrap up their 2013-2014 season on Thursday, while the rest of the league will compete in Las Vegas March 21-23 before standings are finalized.
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