Soccer America 2019 Archive: Who we've been interviewing

Our recent Q&As have included World Cup-bound Julie Ertz, American Ajax veteran John O'Brien and U.S. U-20 coach Tab Ramos.

Julie Ertz
On 'Chase Your Dreams,' her youth coaches, defending the World Cup title, and the NWSL

Tab Ramos
His U-20 World Cup roster selections, taking Weah and Cerrillo but not Araujo, Amaya and Amon, and injury worries

Paul Bravo
Takes the Oakland Roots' helm to complete Bay Area homecoming

Andrew Wooten
The USA's hottest forward, hopes to get national team call


John O'Brien
American Ajax veteran on the popularity and complexities of Dutch soccer

Mark Krikorian
On DA vs. ECNL, Florida State success, the NWSL and the Women's World Cup

Cedric Cattenoy
Frenchman on producing pros for the Chicago Fire, and the strengths and challenges of American youth soccer

Raphael Wicky
On the USA's U-17 World Cup quest, his playing career, and his coaching evolution

Lorne Donaldson
On how the ECNL vs. Development Academy turf war has created a 'toxic environment'

Keith Tabatznik
On youth national team scouting, ODP, and pay-to-play

Tom Byer
On coaching licenses vs. culture, and prepping kids for organized soccer

Keegan Pierce
An American in London working for Spain's LaLiga

Ted Chronopoulos
Pateadores' director on the Development Academy, Latino talent, and soccer 'homework' for kids

Marc Nicholls
On the Seattle Sounders' youth movement, the USL avenue, and inspiration from Uruguay

Liz Lima
Youth club director on empowering girls, crucial coaching traits, and club vs. high school

Thom Meredith
The backstage star of American soccer

Steven Goff
On soccer reporting during the sport's rise in the USA

Tony Lepore
On how U.S. Soccer scouts talent for its boys national teams

Richie Burke
Washington Spirit coach on leading a 'rebirth of the franchise'

Ray Reid
On three decades of college coaching, MLS, U.S. Soccer's DA, and advice for youth coaches

Kenny Farrell
NPSL chairman on the importance of improving adult soccer in the USA and a player-centric approach at the youth level

Laura Georges
Women in taking the lead in French soccer

Tab Ramos
On exciting generation of U.S. U-20s, MLS's interest in leaving DA, and YNT coaching vacancies

William Gordon
America's Soccer Story: Appreciating the builders

Becky Sauerbrunn
On her off-field leadership, player power, and Carlos Cordeiro

Ricardo Villar
Entrepreneurial spirit drives former MLS midfielder-turned-Florida Cup promoter

Al Miller
A pioneer's soccer path from a one-room schoolhouse near Hershey to coach of NASL champion Philadelphia Atoms

2018 Archive: HERE

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