Tab Ramos agrees to extension as U.S. Soccer Youth Technical Director
Former U.S. Men's National Team player Tab Ramos will continue as U.S. Soccer Youth Technical Director and U-20 Men's National Team head coach after agreeing to an extension. Ramos has served as Youth Technical Director since Nov. 2013 and head coach of the U-20 MNT since Oct. 2011.
FIFA approves change of national association for Sofia Huerta
U.S. Soccer has confirmed that Sofia Huerta has been approved by FIFA for a change of national association. Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, Huerta represented Mexico in official competition at the Under-20 National Team level, which required her application for a one-time switch.
United Bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup receives 41 host city bids
Forty-one cities across Canada, Mexico and the United States have submitted bids to serve as Official Host Cities in the United Bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The United Bid Committee will review all bid submissions and release an initial shortlist of cities later this fall.
U.S. Soccer Girls’ DA announces full Technical Advisor group
As part of its ongoing effort to develop world class players, coaches, and referees, U.S. Soccer has added Marguerite Ferrell, Vicki Linton and Megan McCormick to complete the first team of Technical Advisors for the U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy.
United Bid Committee seeks host cities in bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup
The United Bid Committee of the United States, Mexico and Canada officially started its outreach for cities to declare their interest to serve as Official Host Cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup by sending Requests for Information (RFIs) to 44 cities across the three nations. The RFI asks each city to declare its interest to take part in the bid process by September 5, 2017.
U.S., Mexico, Canada to compete with Morocco to host 2026 World Cup
The United Bid of the United States, Mexico and Canada will be competing against Morocco for the opportunity to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup after FIFA announced earlier today that the African country has officially submitted their intention to participate in process. The deadline for Member Associations to inform FIFA of their intention to bid was today.
United Soccer Coaches introduced as brand new identity of NSCAA
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America will now be known as United Soccer Coaches, embarking on a new era in the association’s 76-year history on Wednesday with an announcement which also unveiled the upcoming host cities for the annual United Soccer Coaches Convention.
U.S. Soccer Player Development Initiatives officially roll out Aug. 1
As a part of its mission to make soccer, in all its forms, the preeminent sport in the United States and to continue the development of soccer at all recreational and competitive levels, U.S. Soccer's Player Development Initiatives (PDIs) are now officially integratedas a part of the soccer landscape.
US Youth Soccer membership votes decisively to change bylaws
US Youth Soccer members voted this past weekend at its Annual General Meeting to amend the Association’s bylaws and adopt changes to the current governance structure. The measure, proposed by the Board of Directors and ratified by the National Council, required a two-thirds vote to pass.
Nick Kasper introduced as Boys ECNL Director ahead of inaugural season
The Boys Elite Clubs National League has announced that former SOCCER.COM marketing manager Nick Kasper has been hired as the Boys ECNL Director. Kasper will provide administrative leadership, as well as day-to-day operational and management tasks for the Boys ECNL as the league begins its inaugural season of play this August.