US Soccer Offers New Concussion Recognition Tools

U.S. Soccer released a new video on recognizing and managing concussions, highlighting the important role parents, players, coaches, referees and health professionals play in the return to play process. The video is part of U.S. Soccer’s Recognize to Recover (R2R) player health and safety program, and is designed to raise awareness of this important issue […]

US Soccer Academy Program for Girls – 10 Month Season?

It appears that US Soccer is about to announce an “Academy Development model” for Girls that will generally follow the Boys program that is in place. SoccerWire updated their report from late December noting the following: That suggests a professionally-oriented environment, 10-month season and top-down infrastructure interwoven with the leadership of the U.S. youth national […]

Professional Women’s Soccer To Return

A conference all was held today regarding a new Women’s Professional league, still unnamed, will return during Spring 2013. Plenty of unknowns still but a key element is that US Soccer will be responsible for the “front office” and will fund the participation of approximately 24 US players in the league. In addition, the Canadian […]