Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Foudy among U.S. Youth Soccer inductees
February 19th, 2010 3:25AM
Subscribe to Youth Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  women's national team, youth boys, youth girls

MOST COMMENTED

[AWARDS]Julie Foudy, who won 1991 and 1999 world championships and 1996 and 2004 gold medals with the U.S. women's national team, was among four inductees into the U.S. Youth Soccer Hall of Fame.

The 2009 class included two founding members, Karl Grosch and Jimmie Wofford, along with former chairperson, Mavis Derflinger.

The third class will be honored at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Feb. 26 as part of the U.S. Youth Soccer adidas Workshop in Fort Worth, Texas.

Foudy helped the Mission Viejo Soccerettes from Cal South win the U.S. Youth Soccer under-16 girls national championship in 1986.

Grosch wrote the initial U.S. Youth Soccer constitution, bylaws and rules and regulation in 1974 with fellow Hall of Fame member Don Greer and Robert Nessler.

Wofford, who discovered soccer when a local professional team visited her children’s school, served as the first US Youth Soccer Region III director from 1974-1979.

Derflinger teamed with Rael Vodicka to form the Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS) and in the early 1980s became the first female board member of the USSF.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
Ayo Akinola scores five in three U.S. U-17 wins    
Ayomide Akinola scored five goals and had three assists in three U.S. U-17 boys national team ...
Roster: U.S. U-15 girls head to final camp    
The U.S. U-15 girls national team, coached by Mark Carr, head to the final training camp ...
U.S. U-16 girls tie Netherlands, 3-3    
The U.S. U-16 girls national team, amid its 12-day camp in the Netherlands, tied the Dutch ...
U.S. U-16 girls head to Netherlands    
Coach Jaime Frias has named a 20-player roster for the U.S. U-16 girls national team's Sept. ...
NSCAA launches new youth coaching courses    
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) is offering new coaching education programs that focus ...
Roster: U.S. under-16 boys train in Northern California    
The U.S. under-16 boys national team is in Davis, California, for a week-long camp that ends ...
U.S. U-17 girls beat Venezuela twice    
Six different players scored eight goals for the U.S. U-17 girls national team in 4-0 and ...
Roster: U.S. U-18 women train in Chula Vista    
A 26-player U.S. U-18 women's national team squad is training under Coach April Heinrichs Sept. 3-10 ...
U.S. U-19s are in Serbia for three-game tournament    
Eight current pros are in the U.S. U-19 men's national team that is in Subotica, Serbia ...
Mallory Pugh returns to U-20s    
Mallory Pugh, the 18-year-old attacker who played in three games at the Rio Olympics and scored ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives