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Challenger’s nationwide network of 13 offices, 150 full-time staff, and over 1,500 international coaches will help thousands of soccer organizations in the US and Canada address the most pressing issues in youth soccer: player education, coach education, competitive play, travel, uniforms & equipment.
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Southampton FC is the OFFICIAL PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM of Challenger Sports and the two organizations will engage on a number of joint soccer initiatives in North America and China.
– Southampton FC camps in the US
– Travel and train on the Southampton Premier League Experience Tour
– Enter to win a trip to England to watch Southampton in a Premier League Game!
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Win 12 months of soccer support for your club!October 20, 2017Challenger Sports recently joined six other like-minded soccer-based companies to form an alliance. Our goal? To collaborate for the betterment of soccer in the United States! This alliance – Solving Soccer, led by Ryan Hodgson of US Coaches Club, began by creating a website containing numerous resources for youth soccer organizations to improve the quality of services they provide for their players, parents, and coaches. Solving Soccer’s expanded mission is to provide much needed hands-on support for developing clubs, who might need knowledge, training, help, and advice to grow and flourish. Solving Soccer is now proud to launch, the first of its kind “Club Adoption Program”! The Club Adoption Program will provide 12 months of support, services, and resources to one lucky, deserving soccer organization, including: Coach Education Clinics Team Training Camps Virtual Office Support College Recruiting Support College Scholarships Leadership Training Website makeover Mental Skills Training Portable soccer goals Total Value Over $120,000! The application process will be open from October 16 – Nov 15, 2017. The winning club will be selected in December and will be presented with the award at the United Soccer Coaches Convention, January 2018 in Philadelphia, PA. Runners-up shall also qualify for discounted services from Solving Soccer. >>>APPLY HERE<<< ... Read More
How Soccer in the US is organized!October 16, 2017International, Professional, Amateur, Collegiate & Youth Soccer From top to bottom throughout soccer in the US, there are numerous acronyms for the many leagues, divisions, and sanctioned affiliate groups. Here is a guide that will help you better understand the organization and structure of the sport within the United States. FIFA The world of international soccer is governed at the highest level by The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). FIFA’s membership now comprises of 211 national associations. Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the soccer world is divided. CONCACAF The United States belongs to FIFA’s regional confederation known commonly as CONCACAF. The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football. It includes governance of international soccer involving in North America, which includes Central America, the Caribbean region, the United States, Canada, and Mexico. US Soccer The United States Soccer Federation (USSF), commonly referred to as U.S. Soccer, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. With headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, the FIFA member governs U.S. amateur and professional soccer, including the men’s, women’s, youth, beach soccer, futsal, ... Read More
We’ve been very impressed with the coaches. I’ve received numerous compliments from the parents and the kids adore them. I asked Tim if they would host a clinic for my regular season soccer coaches and he immediately agreed. They taught 7 of my coaches how to engage the kids, simple & fun drills and how… Read more “We’ve been very impressed with the coaches”
Thank you for allowing us to host coaches for the British soccer camp, we have had an absolute amazing time!! We recently hosted Nicola Jones and I cannot speak highly enough of her. She entered our home and our lives with such grace and gratitude and is a true example for your company. She was… Read more “Thank you for allowing us to host coaches”
My son, Sage, had THE BEST experience last week in U5-6. Thank you so much!! It is really hard to get him to come inside for supper anymore…he wants to keep playing soccer! Robbie, you have such a talent for encouraging the young kids & making it so positive. Thank you!! Unfortunately, Sage has another… Read more “My son had THE BEST experience last week”