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U-17 USWNT: Notes on Their June Camp

Over the weekend, posted two articles on the United States Under-17 Women’s National Team training camp, which ran from June 9th to the 16th. (For the full roster, see this earlier post.) The U-17s played three scrimmages, one against the U-18 USWNT and two split-squad scrimmages versus boys U-15/14 club teams. Continue reading


US Soccer To Make U-17 and U-20 WNT Head Coach Positions Full-Time

Somewhat out of the blue, US Soccer announced last weekend that the head coach positions for the two main youth women’s national teams, the Under-17s and the Under-20s will be full-time, starting after the two youth Women’s World Cups later this year.

Also, a “development coach” will be hired to focus “on enhancing the player development environment for young players” across the USA and to oversee the Under-15 Girls’ National Team program. In other words, this sounds as if the U-15 GNT head coach position will also be made a full-time job, but with broader duties.

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