Jeff Carlisle, of ESPNsoccernet has an outstanding 5-part series (2 of the 5 available as of this post) on U.S. Soccer youth programs. What’s right, what’s wrong, what needs fixing and what our national team coaches think needs to happen. It’s a worthwhile read!
• Part 3: Contrasting U.S. youth set-up with other countries (Available on Thursday)
• Part 4: Examining the costs of the U.S. youth program (Available soon)
• Part 5: The challenges that lay ahead for U.S. player development (Available soon)