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B.J. Snow named head coach for U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team; April Kater named Women’s Head Development Coach
U.S. Soccer has announced the hiring of B.J. Snow as head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team and April Kater as Head Development Coach.
Coming off a highly successful two-year run that ended in the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup championship in Japan, the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team will begin a new cycle with a training camp from Feb. 2-9 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will open its new cycle with a training camp running from Jan. 26-Feb. 2 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will hold its first training camp of the year from Feb. 2-9 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
For their excellence at the highest levels of the sport, U.S. Soccer announced U.S. Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan as the 2012 Female Athlete of the Year and U.S. Under-20 WNT defender Julie Johnston as the 2012 Young Female Athlete of the Year.
Virginia women’s soccer head coach Steve Swanson, who led the United States to the U-20 Women’s World Cup championship last month, was named to the shortlist for FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football the organization announced Thursday. Swanson is one of ten coaches named to the list.
The U.S. Under-15 and Under-14 Girls’ National Teams will hold concurrent training camps in Cary, N.C. from Oct. 20-28
The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will come together from Oct. 21-28 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., for the third and final training camp of the year for this age group. Local midfielder Katie Cousins (Richmond Kickers; Forest, Va.) and forward Imani Dorsey (SAC United Premier; Elkridge, Md.) were both named to the U.S. U-18 Women's National Team roster for their training camp Oct. 21-28 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.,
A total of 17 youth clubs across the country had at least five current players earn U.S. Girls' and Women's National Team call-ups during the year 2018.