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Dec 12, 2019

Ep: 11 – The Professionalization of Youth Soccer pt. 2

[Listen to Part 1]

Episode 11 of our weekly podcast, The SoccerWire Podcast, is here for December 12, 2019.

This week Managing Editor Quinn Casteel discusses the biggest headlines from, then Chris Hummer, Charles Boehm, and Quinn dive back into the discussion of professionalization of youth soccer and “pay to play” in the United States.

Show Notes

[1:00] Managing Editor Quinn Casteel discusses the week’s biggest headlines including:

  • Stanford winning their 3rd NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship
  • Unique college play style
  • NCAA Men’s College Soccer Final Four
  • Boys & Girls DA Winter Cups
  • Nike Friendlies
  • USWNT ID Camp

[12:19] Chris, Charles, and Quinn dive in deeper on what the professionalization of youth soccer really means plus talk how pay to play impacts the landscape in the United States

[28:45] Chris, Charles, and Quinn continue the discussion and offer some solutions to the current issues in youth soccer

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