Blog

Player: Giovanni Banks
Age: 8
Organization: JT Dorsey Foundation
Soccer for Success Site: Kensington Soccer Collaborative 

Before Gio Banks joined Soccer for Success, run in partnership with the JT Dorsey Foundation, he had never played soccer. Gio’s dad...

0

Back in the Game

by Alex Bard | March 9, 2015

 

You wouldn’t know it from the constant snow and ice, but here in Washington, DC we are getting ready for the start of the soccer season! With over 40 program operators this spring, the Foundation’s Soccer for Success program is gearing up for its large...

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 C...

1

A Good Job

by Nancy Amestoy | March 2, 2015

 

Last December, I went on my first Soccer for Success site visit to Nashville, Tennessee. My co-worker, Alex, and I visited Ultimate Goal Ministries’ site at Stonebrook Center, where we watched a Wednesday night practice. Temperatures dropped as soon as...

0

Educating the Whole Child

by Kevin Hiler | February 23, 2015

 

Prior to coming to the U.S. Soccer Foundation, I worked as a middle school English and History teacher in Los Angeles, CA, and Washington, DC. In both locations, the majority of my students lacked access to enrichment opportunities, like afterschool sp...

  • Browse Archived Posts

     
  • Contributors

    • Laura Adviento

      Former Marketing & Communications Fellow

      More »
       
    • Eric Ahearn

      Programs & Grants Fellow

      More »
       
    • Nancy Amestoy

      Marketing & Communications Fellow

      More »
       
    • Alex Bard

      Compliance Coordinator 

      More »
       
    • Gianfranco Borroni

      U.S. Soccer Foundation Board Member

      More »
       
    • Allison Caffrey

      Former Grants Coordinator

      More »
       
    • Lawrence Cann

      Founder & CEO, Street Soccer USA

      More »
       
    • Kelly Clemens

      Development Fellow

      More »
       
    • Ed Foster-Simeon

      President & CEO

      More »
       
    • Kwik Goal

      Corporate Partner

      More »
       
    • Nora Hall

      Marketing & Communications Assistant

      More »
       
    • Jim Hannesschlager

      Grants Coordinator 

      More »
       
    • Kevin Hiler

      Programs & Grants Fellow

      More »
       
    • Elliot Howe

      Intern

      More »
       
    • Angela Hucles

      Angela Hucles is a two-time Olympic gold medalist from Virginia Beach, VA. Her philanthropic efforts include serving as a member of the Foundation's Players' Advisory Council, while focusing on enhancing life-skill education for young girls through the game of soccer.

      More »
       
    • Emma Nelson

      Development Assistant

      More »
       
    • Sarah Pickens

      Senior Programs Manager

      More »
       
    • Zach Riggle

      Programs Coordinator

      More »
       
    • Shaina Ross

      Programs Coordinator

      More »
       
    • Michael Vaughan Cherubin

      Programs Coordinator 

      More »
       
    • Krista Washington

      Associate Marketing & Communications Manager

      More »
       
 

Our Corporate Partners