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    The Utah native has been a player, run a team, and served as a conference delegate and league ambassador.
  • B.J. Callaghan on behind-the-scenes USMNT coaching, the scouting process, and his path to the 2022 World Cup
    Amid the post-World Cup transition period, assistant coach B.J. Callaghan provides continuity to the U.S. player pool.
  • MLS 2023: The top 15 young Americans
    The league, launched in 1996, enters its 28th season with an accelerated youth movement.
  • MLS's pro/rel dilemma
    How does MLS ever change its format or open its closed system even if there are benefits to pro/rel?
  • Fan-pleasing U.S. women have a 'few things to fix' ahead of World Cup
    Five months ahead of its World Cup quest, the USA beat Brazil in a festive Texas atmosphere.
  • How the German men's national team can regain the love of its public
    There's more to this than mere results. There's also the question of identification.
  • Tom Atencio on the joys of working in the youth game, the growth of American soccer culture, and his move to Hawaii
    The Hawaii Soccer Academy's Director of Coaching spent a decade on U.S. Club Soccer's board of directors.
  • Darrius Barnes on MLS Advance: 'To grow the game and bring people together'
    Among the former MLS players involved in MLS's DEI work is Darrius Barnes, now President of Charlotte FC's MLS Next Pro team.
  • Everything's good. Really. Everything.
    A sensitive reader last week lamented the negative tone of this column. In the interests of balance, we will be reporting only positive news!
  • Danielle Slaton on keeping soccer in her life forever, the Apple TV appeal, and her playing career highlights
    Slaton was part of the first all-female broadcast team to cover a game in one of the USA's five major men's pro leagues.
  • Pep's London trip lament: Laughable yet thought-provoking
    A trip from Manchester to London is "exhausting"? In the United States, that's considered a "derby."
  • Justin Bokmeyer takes on MLS Next leadership role with NBA and U.S. Army experience
    The West Point grad helped orchestrate the Basketball Africa League launch and guide the growth of the international NBA Academy program.
  • What is the 'spirit' of soccer? And where can I find it?
    I hate to shatter IFAB's delusions, but soccer is no longer played by gentlemen in the nineteenth century.
  • Manhattan SC's Ray Selvadurai on the challenges and rewards of guiding an inner city soccer club
    Now its director of coaching, the son of Sri Lankan immigrants has been with Manhattan SC for 25 years.
  • Enrique Duran on leading LAFC's young hopefuls and the Carlos Vela effect
    The 2022 MLS Cup champion aims to bring homegrown players to the first team via its MLS Next Pro team, LAFC2.
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