Kicking off 2008
Your new season is here and Youth Soccer Month 2008 is just around the corner. Please take a minute to review the items below and don't forget the great resource available to you in www.USYouthSoccer.org
. Visit the site for the latest information including education, contacts, videos, stories, downloads, contests, news and more.
US Youth Soccer State Associations
Did you know that US Youth Soccer is the largest youth sports organization in the nation? In fact there is a US Youth Soccer State Association in every state, and some even have two!
If you are looking to play or start a program in the United States, contact your local US Youth Soccer State Association for assistance. Contact List.
Youth Soccer Month
Youth Soccer Month is celebrated nationally every September and is dedicated to expanding the game of soccer in America. US Youth Soccer leads the initiative to bring together kids and families of all ages and abilities to reinforce the four fundamentals of soccer: Fun, Family, Friendship and Fitness. Check out the website for contests, events, downloads and ways you can join the celebration today. Visit YouthSoccerMonth.org.
Are you looking to learn more about coaching? Would you like age-appropriate training activities? Check out the Coaches Connection today and learn about the monthly newsletter, subscription to Success in Soccer
magazine, DVD and more.
Here are some sample training activities for you. Get Connected.
Shop US Youth Soccer Online Store
Whether you're looking to improve your soccer skill with a Skills School DVD, read up on the latest training activities or sport your love for Stickley, the US Youth Soccer Online Store has great materials for you. Start Shopping.
It's that time again to start gearing up for the 2009 US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop in San Jose, Calif., March 5-7. The annual convention features demonstrations and educational sessions will elevate your knowledge of soccer, and the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala will recognize those who give their time and efforts to the game. Make Plans.
Available on USYouthSoccer.org, the Blog gives you insights and perspectives on the game from coaches, a parent and a sport event planner. Learn from what they have seen and done. Comment back. Ask a question. That's what the blog is all about. Or read about events from the players' perspective and offer your support as they chase their dreams. Go blog.
US Youth Soccer Programs
US Youth Soccer, believes that soccer is ""The Game for All Kids®"". No matter what level of play you're looking for, US Youth Soccer offers up a variety of programs to fit your needs. From training in the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program to playing recreational soccer tournaments like Kohl's American Cup, there is a program for you. Start playing.
The US Youth Soccer Show
The US Youth Soccer Show is a TV show just for you and all about soccer. The monthly program, on Fox Soccer Channel, brings you in-depth with events, players, coaches and more. Each program typically shows you the latest Skills School drill, how soccer players from around the country are improving the game of soccer or how soccer has impacted their lives, and not to forget the best part, unique interviews with US Youth Soccer alumni on the national team or in the professional ranks. Start Watching.
Relocating soon or looking for a soccer club in your area? Looking to further the reach of your soccer club? The US Youth Soccer Club Directory is available 24-hours a day and offers a solution for both! This free service allows you to list your club and club website for others to search. It's also helpful for those who are moving or simply looking to get involved in their local soccer club. List Your Club.
Newsfeed for Your Website
Keep your team, club, state or region up-to-date with everything US Youth Soccer by adding the free US Youth Soccer Newsfeed to your homepage. The Newsfeed posts current US Youth Soccer headlines and news stories with real-time updates straight from USYouthSoccer.org. Get Fed.
Kwik Kicks Newsletter
Never miss out on any of the excitement once you sign up for the US Youth Soccer Kwik Kicks Newsletter. Delivered straight to your inbox at the beginning of every month, you will receive the latest news of what's happened and what's coming up, along with special tips and offers from US Youth Soccer and its partners. Sign Up.
About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer)
The Game for ALL Kids!®
is the largest youth sports organization in the country and largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3.2 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, and over 900,000 administrators, coaches and volunteers in 55 member state associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org