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.



A Heartfelt Thank You

by Rob Kaler | September 16, 2014


There is no greater gift, to those that have dedicated their lives to educating/coaching youth, than for those whom they’ve mentored to acknowledge the impact those educators/coaches had - and continue to have - on their daily lives. 

I intentionally ...


Familiar Change

by Nancy Amestoy | September 9, 2014


For as long as I can remember, fall, above the rest, has seemed to be a season of transitions. As the youngest in my family, I felt the summer to September adjustment long before pre-school.  Soon enough it was my turn, and the next 18 falls meant back...


Fall Grants Cycle Now Open!

by Nora Hall | September 3, 2014


As much as I love summer, nothing can compare to fall. With cool weather, crunchy leaves, and the return of soccer season, what’s not to love?  At the Foundation, fall also means that it’s grants season, and there’s nothing we enjoy more than helping o...


Small Space, Big Impact

by Jim Hannesschlager | August 12, 2014


I consider myself pretty lucky. I am a huge soccer fan – I have been since I was a kid – and now I work for the U.S. Soccer Foundation.  But while my work is focused on soccer, it’s not always fun and games; this job requires a lot of long hours and ha...

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      Former Marketing & Communications Fellow

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      Marketing & Communications Fellow

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      Compliance Coordinator 

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      U.S. Soccer Foundation Board Member

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      Former Grants Coordinator

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      President & CEO

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      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.

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      Senior Programs Manager

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