Soccer America's 2019 Interview Archive

Our archive of 2019 Q&As includes interviews with men and women who play a variety of roles at several levels of the game.

Ed Foster-Simeon
On the U.S. Soccer Foundation's 'mini-pitch' progress: 'Transforming the USA's soccer landscape'

Carlos Cordeiro
U.S. Soccer in transition: A thank-you to Glassdoor, and move into the 21st century

Paul Ratcliffe
On winning at Stanford, Sigi Schmid's influence, and an Argentine connection

Earnie Stewart
On the Chicago policy, coaching vacancies, staying in touch with young players and the Development Academy

Carlos Cordeiro
On the mounting cost of legal fights, workplace issues and the CEO search

Anson Dorrance
On U.S. Soccer's good moves, its bad moves, and college success

Barry Pauwels
On U.S. Soccer's Belgian-Dutch leadership, Raphael Wicky's expertise, and the Youth Task Force

Benji Joya
Finds ideal career move with Oakland Roots

Earnie Stewart
On the USA's Under-17 disappointment, hiring YNT coaches, and the Latino issue

Klaas de Boer
On scouting for U.S. Soccer: The Development Academy operates in a bubble

Eric Quill
On winning USL League One, FC Dallas' youth setup, and U.S. U-17s

John Hackworth
On U.S. Soccer changes, the Under-17 World Cup, and winning with USL's Louisville City

Sasho Cirovski
On the hopeful prospects of reforming men's college soccer

Julian Araujo
How the LA Galaxy's 18-year-old defender, rocketed into the pros

Martin Jacobson
Manhattan coaching icon on the magic of soccer

Andre Shinyashiki
Snowflakes won't stop Brazilian MLS Rookie of the Year

Dennis te Kloese
On the Galaxy's revival, his Dutch-Mexican influence, and American soccer's progress

Hugo Perez
Joins Mexican federation as youth national team scout

Cole Bassett
Teenager aims high after stellar start to MLS career with Colorado Rapids

Pete Zopfi
U.S. Youth Soccer's chair on adding Latinos to Youth Task Force and the federation's 'growing pains'

Landon Donovan
On Latino exclusion from U.S. Soccer Youth Task Force

Weston McKennie
Already an experienced, core player for the USA at age 21

Christian Lavers
ECNL president: 'Games between DA and ECNL clubs would be fantastic'

Alyse LaHue
Women's pro soccer is ready to ride the wave of a big cultural moment

Shaun Tsakiris
On coaching the USA's top young talent, and the perils of too much structure

Bernie James
Crossfire director details his disappointment in how U.S. Soccer runs the Boys DA

Miranda Nild
For Thailand's California striker World Cup was only the beginning

Nick Cushing
Manchester City coach on women's soccer culture in England and the USA

How Carli Lloyd, Lindsey Horan, Christen Press, Jill Ellis
Rate the rise of European women's soccer -- and what it means for the USA

David Clanachan
CPL commissioner on the aspirations of Canada's new league

Tiffeny Milbrett
On creating scorers, stoking individuality, and the '1v1 surprise'

Daniel Workman
On his new podcast, working on 2018 U.S. Soccer election and pro/rel petition

Anson Dorrance
On an extraordinary Women's World Cup, the 'iconic' Megan Rapinoe, and the case for college soccer

Rose Lavelle
Shows off her backyard skills on soccer's biggest stage

Mirelle van Rijbroek
On DA vs. ECNL, college soccer, girls YNT scouting, and Dutch success

Daryl Grove
On being a soccer podcast pioneer and the changing attitude of U.S. national team fans

Tab Ramos
On his young team that dictated play at the U-20 World Cup

Adam Belz
On the young generation that provides the USA with more 'lottery tickets' than ever

Bob Gansler
Past-to-present U-20 World Cup connections

Anson Dorrance
On the Women's World Cup, the USA's strengths and challenges, and the 'civil war' in girls soccer

Tom Sermanni
Former USWNT, WUSA and NWSL coach, on taking New Zealand to the Women's World Cup on short notice

Chris Richards
U.S. defender's Bayern Munich experience prepped him well for U-20 World Cup

Tommy Wilson
On the Philadelphia Union's youth movement, the USL, the DA, and his Scottish-USA connection

Steve Gans
Dissects the DA vs. ECNL turf war that is 'hurting kids and player development'

Chris Gloster
Jersey kid takes German experience to USA's U-20 World Cup quest

Fred Lipka
MLS's French Connection on American strides in youth development

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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