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Changing of the guard: Sweeping leadership changes made at Region I meeting
ROCKVILLE, Md. – After decades of service, several familiar faces are departing important leadership roles atop US Youth Soccer’s Region I, starting with long-serving regional director Bob Palmeiro. That was just one of many changes which surfaced at t...
Breakaway: 24 leading youth clubs form new, nationwide “Boys Club Championship”
The scramble for positioning in U.S. youth soccer's rapidly-evolving landscape took another turn on Friday morning, as a pack of highly-regarded travel clubs from coast to coast announced their plans to compete in a national league for elite boys teams called the Boys Club Championship.
After long USSDA season, Bethesda-Olney U-18s look back with pride
Way back in August 2013, Bethesda-Olney’s Boys’ Under-18 side started to prepare for their first season in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA). Taking their place in the East Conference, the team would face a number of Major League Soccer academy s...
Fullerton Rangers 96 looking for third title at U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships
Southern California's Fullerton Rangers 96 are no strangers to the Youth Soccer National Championships.
ECNL National Finals feature nation’s top girls talent – but where were D.C. teams?
RICHMOND, Va. – Last week the cream of the crop of U.S. girls youth soccer descended on Virginia’s capital city for the Elite Clubs National League’s National Finals, four days (plus a rest day) of high-intensity matches to determine the national...
So close, so far: Bethesda-Olney fall to PDA in U-17/18 Development Academy final
CARSON, Calif. [via ussoccer.com] – Brian White recorded a goal and an assist and the Players Development Academy defense held Bethesda-Olney in check to earn a 2-0 victory and win the 2013-14 Development Academy U-17/18 Championship on Saturday night at ...
Santa Barbara SC White U18s set for U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships
When Santa Barbara FC U18s take to the field at the U.S. Youth National Championships next week, all eyes will be on reigning National Gatorade Player of the Year Abu Danladi.
Bethesda-Olney U-17/18s edge Montreal, advance to Dev. Academy championship
In only their first season in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy, Bethesda-Olney SC are on the verge of winning a national title. A dramatic 85th-minute goal by Matthew Ledder (a Georgetown commit) off a corner kick nudged Bethesda-Olney past the Montreal I...
2014 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships Preview: Santa Clara Sporting 95
“In order to be an elite team, you have to win.” Those are the words of Luis Azevedo, President of Santa Clara Sporting, a club that is not shy about its record of success in elite competition. It's a club whose culture is built around healthy competition and personal growth.
MLS youth development from age 10? That’s the plan, say LA Galaxy
How do MLS youth academies take the next step forward in player development? For the LA Galaxy, that means building a clear, stable pathway from U-10 action at partner clubs all the way up to the senior team. SoccerWire's Tim Froh takes a closer look at LA's approach.
Elite Youth League - Notes & Boasts
- 06/25/14 D.C. United in Development Academy Playoffs
- 05/12/14 U-14 Arlington Eagles boys finish undefeated in Region 1 Premier Leagu...
- 04/29/14 South County partners with FC Virginia
- 03/19/14 Bethesda-Olney’s U18 and U16 Academy teams dominate rival Philad...
- 03/06/14 All-Tournament Teams announced from 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV ODP...
- 03/04/14 Super Y-League announces participants for 2014 Girls ODP National Camp
- 03/03/14 Maryland 1998 Boys earn silver medals at 2014 ODP National Championshi...
- 02/26/14 2014 id² National Selection International Tour heads to Italy
- 02/25/14 PDP for Florida/Georgia set for March 23 with expanded age groups
- 02/24/14 Spring id² Training Camps set for Oregon and North Carolina
- 02/18/14 Michigan’s Waza FC East claims top spot as 2013 Super Y-League F...
- 02/18/14 Maryland State ODP 1998 Boys to represent Region I in National Champio...
- 02/11/14 Updated qualification parameters for 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National...
- 02/07/14 Top U-13/14 Development Academy team to be rewarded with trip to 2014...
- 02/06/14 US Club’s PDP expands to offer more age groups and training oppo...