MAYouthSoccer.org and SCYSA.org overhauled to increase technology and further communication flow; Massachusetts and South Carolina are the latest sites launched joining Utah, Oregon, Indiana, Kentucky
,Nebraska and Oklahoma in leading the charge for new state Web platform created by Americaneagle.com in partnership with US Youth Soccer
Arizona, Delaware, Hawaii, North Texas, and South Dakota are the latest to sign
FRISCO, Texas (August 17, 2010)
– Massachusetts and South Carolina Youth Soccer, two of 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations, today announced the launch of their new websites, MAYouthSoccer.org
built by Americaneagle.com, a leading Web site design, development and hosting company. Massachusetts Youth Soccer registers over 200,000 members while South Carolina Youth Soccer is comprised of over 20,000 youth players and 3,000 coaches and team administrators.
deliver dynamic online resources for the public to access information about the benefits of playing soccer, how to join a team, education for adults and players, as well as resources for clubs and leagues, and more.
The site is designed with a sophisticated Web 2.0 graphical interface and is equipped with an inclusive Content Management System, powered by Americaneagle.com's idev® solution platform, enabling the staff to have complete control over site management. The platform also adds new improvements to the site, including a dynamic events calendar, multimedia station, photo gallery, fan poll, mobile Web site, broadcast email marketing system, etc. Additional features offered by Americaneagle.com's idev® platform include: e-commerce, advanced site search, event management, loyalty programs, social networking tools, and much more. Michael Svanascini, President of Americaneagle.com, notes, "The idev® platform was a perfect fit for the South Carolina Youth Soccer Association. We were able to customize our platform to provide them with an array of tools that will help them maximize their success online."
"We at Mass Youth Soccer are thrilled to be improving our communication, simplifying our members' experience, and increasing our marketing opportunities on our new website," Mass Youth Soccer executive director Mike Singleton said. "The format is modern and eye-catching and we will be able to highlight major events and member accomplishments much better with our new site. The American Eagle staff has been extremely helpful and patient with us in the development of this new site and we are very appreciative of their professionalism and service."
"South Carolina Youth Soccer is excited to announce the launch of our new web site www.scysa.org
with American Eagle," said Steve Ballentine, immediate past president of South Carolina Youth Soccer. "Our new site will provide our members with everything they need to know and understand about our programs. From registration to risk management, our new web site with the technology provided by Americaneagle.com offers the most complete and comprehensive information source available to keep our members informed and up to date."
"Americaneagle.com is proud to have teamed up with the Massachusetts and South Carolina Youth Soccer Associations to develop the new MAYouthSoccer.org
websites," says Jared Elliott, Vice President of Operations for Americaneagle.com. "Both MAYouthSoccer.org
throughout the project had a keen understanding on how their coaches, parents, referees and members needed to best utilize the website to fulfill their organizational needs for the youth participants. In utilizing both the unique content exclusive to MAYouthSoccer.org
and syncing up content from US Youth Soccer, MAYouthSoccer.org
provide the parents and coaches tremendous opportunities to get the latest training and educational videos, photo galleries, press releases, Championship updates and much more within the US Youth Soccer Network."
About Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association
The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association (Mass Youth Soccer) is the official representative of the United States Soccer Federation (US Soccer), the national governing body for soccer in the United States, and United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) in Massachusetts. At the international level, Mass Youth Soccer is a member of the Federation Internationiale de Football Association (FIFA). FIFA is the worldwide governing body for soccer and is responsible for organizing, developing and promoting the game of soccer throughout the world. Despite the size of Massachusetts, Mass Youth Soccer is the second largest of 55 state youth soccer associations with over 200,000 members. Mass Youth Soccer exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for the youth of Massachusetts and to encourage the healthy development of those players. It does so by offering and sponsoring a variety of programs designed to improve the quality of players, coaches and administrators.
About South Carolina Youth Soccer Association
South Carolina Youth Soccer (SCYSA) is the National State Association for the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer. The purpose of SCYS is to develop, promote, and administer the game of soccer among players under the age of 19 years. South Carolina Youth Soccer and its members are dedicated to promoting and improving soccer for everyone in the state of South Carolina. For more information, visit www.scysa.org
About Americaneagle.com, Inc.
Americaneagle.com, Inc., founded in 1978, is a leading Web design, development, and hosting company based in Park Ridge, Illinois. Currently, Americaneagle.com employs approximately 160 professionals in offices throughout the country including Chicago, Cleveland, Washington D.C., New York, and Los Angeles. Some of their 3,000 clients include Fannie May Candies, New York Giants, Stuart Weitzman Shoes, NASCAR, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Chicago Bears, and the U.S. Army. These clients and many others have found success utilizing Americaneagle.com's idev® solution platform to meet the demands of their online business/organization. For additional information about Americaneagle.com, visit www.americaneagle.com
About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) –
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 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