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The SoccerWire Podcast is a weekly podcast discussing the biggest youth, college and national team soccer stories in the United States.

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Episode List

Episode 1 | The Story of Hugo Perez | October 4, 2019

Episode 2 | Proposed NCAA Soccer Extended Season | October 10, 2019

Episode 3 | Development Academy vs High School Soccer | October 17, 2019

– Episode 3a | The State of U.S. Soccer | October 17, 2019 (recorded October 10, 2019)

Episode 4 | The Over Under Initiative with Special Guest Kyle Martino | October 24, 2019

Episode 5 | U.S. U-17 MNT World Cup Performance | October 31, 2019

Episode 6 | Relevancy of State Cups | November 7, 2019

Episode 7 | College Recruiting | November 14, 2019

Episode 8 | College Recruiting pt. 2 | November 21, 2019

Episode 9 | “Alphabet Soup” of Youth Soccer Leagues | November 26, 2019

Episode 10 | The Professionalization of Youth Soccer | December 5, 2019

Episode 11 | The Professionalization of Youth Soccer pt. 2 | December 12, 2019

Episode 12 | U.S. Soccer Development Academy. The Answer or the Problem? | December 19, 2019

Bonus Episode | Talking U.S. Soccer with Special Guest Joe Funicello | December 20, 2019

– Episode 13 | Talking USC Convention with Geoff VanDeusen, U.S. Soccer Hirings, Bio-banding, & Youth Players Turning Pro | January 8, 2020

– Episode 14 | The Jefferson Cup with Tournament Director Steve D’Adamo | January 18, 2020

– Episode 15 | Youth Soccer Pathways to College and Pro with Santino Quaranta | January 23, 2020

– Episode 16 | U.S. Women’s Soccer Landscape with Lori Lindsey | January 30, 2020

– Episode 17 | The State of College Soccer and Recruiting with Brian Wiese | February 6, 2020

– Episode 18 | New Youth Soccer Club Rankings Explained. GotSoccer Not Invited. | February 13, 2020

– Episode 19 | The U.S. Soccer AGM. Why every youth soccer coach and parent should pay attention | February 20, 2020 (Recorded Feb 12, 2020)

– Episode 20 | US Club Soccer CEO Kevin Payne on putting players first, the state of US National Teams, why Pro-Rel won’t happen | February 27, 2020

– Episode 21 | Paul Riley – Youth Player Development, NWSL Coaching, and National Team Future | March 4, 2020

– Episode 22 | Chris Kessell – Making Soccer Accessible, Lack of Diversity in U.S. Soccer, and Improving the game | March 12, 2020

– Episode 23 | Chris Hayden, FC Dallas Academy Director – Youth Soccer Player Pathways and Identifying & Developing Talent | March 20, 2020

Episode 24 | USWNT lawsuit, U.S. Soccer’s Public Relations Failure explained: UCLA Law Professor Steven Bank | March 26, 2020

Episode 25 | Academy Success, Data & Analytics – Tony Annan, ATL United Academy Director | April 3, 2020

Episode 26 | State of the NWSL with Yael Averbuch and Alyse LaHue | May 20, 2020

Episode 27 | Growing US soccer base and promoting the sport w/ US Youth Soccer CEO Skip Gilbert | June 4, 2020

Episode 28 | Navigating Youth Soccer with Former MLS Goalkeeper and Current MVLA ED Joe Cannon