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Regional Olympic Development Program teams travel to compete in Costa Rica

US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program( ODP) teams from all four US Youth Soccer Regions travel to Costa Rica to compete in a round-robin style tournament against against Costa Rican club teams: Saprissa, Alajuela, Heredia an Cartago.
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TOPSoccer Q&A: Zach Saliterman talks about being a TOPSoccer Buddy

Zach Saliterman was named the 2015 US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year. This fall was his 13th season in the West Morris SC TOPSoccer program, which his family founded, and his fifth running the program in its entirety. Saliterman has logged over 100 hours as a buddy and director.
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Schedule Announced for the 2016 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships

The schedule is now available for the 2016 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships, which will be played Feb. 26-28 at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix. The US Youth Soccer ODP Championships will feature teams in the 1999 and 2000 age groups.
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Statement from Youth Council Technical Working Group to U.S. Soccer

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The Youth Council Technical Working Group unanimously agreed that there has been generally insufficient dialogue between the U.S. Soccer Federation technical staff and the technical leadership of the various youth membership organizations.
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Common Goals | February 2016

Check out news, education articles, training tips and other content to help grow the game in the Common Goals newsletter.
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TOPSoccer Q&A: Ed DeMulder talks about being a TOPSoccer Coach

Ed DeMulder was named the 2015 US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Coach of the Year. He started the Essex, Vt., TOPSoccer program nine years ago with a handful of volunteers, about 20 players and 30 buddies. He travels to local high schools to promote TOPSoccer, speaks to players and explains the commitment of the program — which has led to having students on waiting lists hoping to become a buddy. The program now features 50 players and 90 buddies.
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Coaching Education | Barriers for Safety

Whether you are a professional coach or Mom or Dad coaching for the first time – you have tremendous influence. You are the face of your Club and a teacher and role model for your players and their parents. We need to recognize the coach who provides fun environments and practices good Risk Management.​
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Parenting Education | College Recruiting

The college soccer recruiting process can be intimidating and overwhelming to navigate, having recruited at each level of college soccer (NCAA Division I II, and III). This document has taken coaches’ biggest complaints and transformed them into 7 tips that you can use to help guide your player through this period.
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US Youth Soccer statement on U.S. Soccer’s birth-year registration mandate

As previously announced in August 2015, US Youth Soccer, along with other youth soccer sanctioning bodies, will be implementing the U.S. Soccer Federation’s birth-year registration mandates on Aug. 1, 2016.
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Sideline etiquette: 6 tips to make youth soccer better for parents and players

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Every once in a while, however, a player’s attention may be drawn to his or her hyper parent yelling instructions or making a scene from the sideline. While parents’ actions may simply be the result of wanting the best for their child, their behavior can have a negative effect on their young athlete’s enjoyment of the game.
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