This week, I had the privilege of being a part of the opening of the new futsal court at the John H. Jackson Community Center in Orlando, Florida. Made possible through the hard work and cooperation of Orlando City Soccer Club, MLS WORKS, the Orlando Community & Youth Trust, and the U.S. Soccer Foundation, this beautiful […]

Recently, the Aspen Institute’s Sports & Society Program released its latest Project Play report with a plan to revitalize the structure of youth sports and a goal of getting – and keeping – children in sports. This idea, that the current youth sports model does not make room for every child to be active through […]

Soccer for Success is back! The beginning of a new soccer season is always cause for celebration, and this year thousands of kids in more than 30 cities across the country are dusting off their cleats for another season of fun afterschool programming. The City of Spartanburg Parks and Recreation Department is one of our 8 […]