Congratulations to the 88 teams that have earned the right to compete at the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships, which will take place July 22-28 in Overland Park, Kan.
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Congratulations to the 40 teams that have qualified for the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, which will take place July 11-14 in Auburndale, Fla.
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Male and Female Player of the Month
US Youth Soccer is pleased to recognize the following individuals as July 2013 Players of the Month — Male: Kevin from Rockland, Mass.; Female: Emma from Coralville, Iowa. Congratulations to Kevin and Emma. You can click here to read about their accomplishments and service.
To nominate someone you think is deserving of being Player of the Month, read the criteria and fill out this form.
US Youth Soccer Regional Championships
The US Youth Soccer Regional Championships concluded up on July 2 and the field of 88 teams is now set for the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Overland Park, Kan. Get all the info here.
U.S. Men's National Team Enjoys Successful June
The U.S. Men's National Team went 3-0-0 in its June World Cup Qualifiers to put it in good position to earn a spot in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Read More.
Have You Checked Out Marketplace?
US Youth Soccer recently launched Marketplace, which offers teams, coaches and players the ability to search for companies across the nation that offer the product or service they are looking to purchase. You can check out Marketplace by going to marketplace.usyouthsoccer.org.
The US Youth Soccer Show
The latest episode debuts Sunday, July 7. What can you expect to see? Find out here.
VIDEO: US Youth Soccer Regional Championships
Check out the highlights from each of the US Youth Soccer Regional Championships.
Watch now: Region I | Region II | Region III | Region IV
US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup
The US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup is set after teams competed at four Regional Presidents Cup events. Check out who made it. Region I | Region II | Region III | Region IV
Catching College Coaches' Eyes at Tournament Play
Avi Stopper writes for Soccer America about strategies players can use to help grab the attention of college coaches while at youth tournaments. Read more.
From US Youth Soccer to MLS Record Books in Less Than a Year
FC Dallas defender Walker Zimmerman, who played in the US Youth Soccer James P. McGuire Cup final last July, became the 1000th player to score in MLS history when he netted his first career goal. Watch it here.
Join the Clubhouse!
Discover the latest US Youth Soccer kid's website designed for players and their families. Become a member of the Clubhouse to get access to soccer and entertainment stories, awesome games and amazing contests. Parents benefit too by receiving valuable coupons. Join now!
Tips for Sports Parents Who are Prone to Stress
Amy Wang of The Oregonian, posts this article with tips from some experts on how to manage stress while watching your child's youth sports games. Read more.
Why Your Child Should Research Colleges This Summer
Jon Fortenbury looks at the reasons to research potential colleges during the summer in this article on USA Today College. Check it out.
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U6-U8, U-10 and U-12 Practice Guides
The US Youth Soccer Coaching Department has developed three age-specific practice activity guides for the U6-U8, U-10 and U-12 age groups. The guides give coaches an idea of what should be covered throughout a season while highlighting activities that focus on development in a low-stress, fun-filled environment. Learn more.
National League Accepting Applications
The deadline for teams to apply for the 2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League season is July 9. More Information.
Weekend Tournament Play Considerations for Players' Health
Mike Woitalla of Soccer America looks at issues that may arise from multiple games being played in short periods of time during weekend tournaments. Read more.
National Youth License
National Youth License coaching courses are offered this month.
FREE online education for coaches now includes U10-U12 module
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