U.S. Soccer is the governing body of soccer in all its forms in the United States. As an organization it has played an integral part in charting the course for the sport through the United States for more than 100 years.
Each year U.S. Soccer offers more coaching education classes throughout the country, increasing the number of licensed and qualified coaches. These coaches learn and implement the latest U.S. Soccer initiatives.
Coaches are encouraged to visit U.S. Soccer's Learning Center to register for courses, participate in online courses, create session plans and access session plans.
U.S. Soccer released their latest Player Development Initiatives in 2016. These initiatives included:
1. Birth Year Registration
2. Small-Sided Games