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COLUMN: Pay-to-Play in Youth Soccer, College Corruption and More

Longtime youth soccer coach Joe Dougherty weighs in on the modern pay-to-play youth sports system, the recent college admissions bribery scandal, and more in his latest column.

Player Development Mar 13, 2019
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Which youth clubs had the most U.S. Youth WNT call-ups in 2018?

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.

Player Development Jan 01, 2019
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Close to 400 players earn U.S. GNT / WNT call-ups in 2018

A total of 395 players have received call-ups to one or more U.S. Girls and Women’s National Team events so far in 2018, from the U-14 age group up to the senior level.

Player Development Dec 12, 2018
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Don Garber advocates for solidarity payments for MLS Academies

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber advocated strongly for the implementation of solidarity and training compensation for MLS clubs when their top U.S. Soccer Development Academy prospects end up signing to play in foreign professional leagues.

Player Development Dec 10, 2018

VIDEO: FC Virginia alum Emily Fox makes U.S. WNT debut

FC Virginia alum and current University of North Carolina standout Emily Fox made her international debut on Thursday with the senior U.S. Women's National Team.

Player Development Nov 09, 2018

VIDEO: Inside training with NYCFC Academy

Go inside training with the New York City FC Academy in a new video, featuring tactical work, nutmegs, spikeball and more.

Player Development Sep 25, 2018

Boehm: Questions and answers on DC United’s new P2P program

On Tuesday D.C. United announced their new “DMV Pathway 2 Pro” partnership with five local youth clubs; with questions pouring in from coaches, parents and others around the DMV soccer scene, Charles Boehm sheds a bit of light on some of the finer points of this news.

Player Development Sep 14, 2018
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VIDEO: Inside training camp with the NYCFC Academy

Preseason training camp is officially underway for the New York City FC Academy program, ahead of the 2018-2019 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season.

Player Development Aug 17, 2018

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