"We fully understand that this is a long-term project, While clubs develop new strategies to eliminate expenses for players, ultimately the burden of some of the costs falls to the families. We
don't want that to be a reason to not be a part of our program."
-- Development Academy Technical Director John Hackworth
on reducing player
expenses. U.S. Soccer is teaming up with the U.S. Soccer Foundation and Nike to launch a Development Academy scholarship program.