Club Statement Regarding U.S. Soccer's Player Development Initiatives
The U. S. Soccer Federation recently announced new youth soccer development initiatives that will be mandated for implementation across the country in the near future. U.S. Soccer is the national governing body for the sport of soccer and oversees all aspects of youth, amateur, semi-professional, and professional soccer. The mandates apply to national youth soccer organizations that are members of U.S. Soccer, such as U.S. Youth Soccer, U.S. Club Soccer, AYSO, and SAY, among others.