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Georgia and North Texas launch new US Youth Soccer State Association websites with

February 17, 2011 09:00 PM
Georgia and North Texas join Arizona, Utah, Oregon, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Eastern Pennsylvania and Hawaii in leading the charge for new state Web platform created by in partnership with US Youth Soccer 

Colorado, Idaho and Louisiana are the latest to sign, bringing a total of 22 state associations

FRISCO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2011) – Georgia Soccer and North Texas Soccer, two of 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations, today announce the launches of their new websites, and, built by, a leading website design, development and hosting company. Georgia Youth Soccer registers more than 76,000 youth players and has nearly 100 member youth clubs. North Texas Soccer has more than 195,000 players and more than 120 affiliate members. and deliver dynamic online resources for the public to access information about the benefits of playing soccer, how to join a team and education for coaches, as well as resources for clubs and leagues, and more. 
The sites are designed with a sophisticated Web 2.0 graphical interface and is equipped with an inclusive Content Management System, powered by's idev® solution platform, enabling the staff to have complete control over site management. The platform also adds new improvements to the sites, including a dynamic events calendar, multimedia station, photo gallery, fan poll, mobile website, broadcast e-mail marketing system, etc. Additional features offered by's idev® platform includes: e-commerce, advanced site search, event management, loyalty programs, social networking tools and much more. 

"This is Georgia Soccer's fourth website in 12 years.  Each one has been progress, and our new American Eagle solution is far and away the best website that we have had.  The functionality and graphical appeal have been well received by our members with many, many positive comments.  American Eagle is the first Web company that we have worked with that could also build the process management tools to virtually eliminate our need for paper administration with the goal to make it easier for our members to process forms and taking hours away from normal staff administration.  American Eagle made our launch really easy and effective and worked closely with our staff to make sure we had the right product at launch time," said Rick Skirvin, Georgia Soccer executive director. 

"North Texas Soccer is proud to unveil our new website,, with American Eagle," said Billy Babcock, president of North Texas Soccer. "The design is user friendly, has an eye-catching layout and will allow us to communicate with our members very efficiently. The staff at American Eagle has been very easy to work with customizing the site to our specifications. They have a great line of communication with their clients."

For more information, please visit, or To learn more about the new US Youth Soccer platform, contact US Youth Soccer at 1.800.4SOCCER or
About, Inc., Inc., founded in 1978, is a leading Web design, development, and hosting company based in Park Ridge, Illinois. Currently, 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's idev® solution platform to meet the demands of their online business/organization. For additional information about, visit
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



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