Posts tagged "Soccer"

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Youth Soccer Headers: When Is It Safe?

Headlines, column inches, viral videos, and white papers have been dedicated to the concussion problem facing football players in the United States. For the most part, technological breakthroughs, practice limitations, and rule changes have only been able reduce head injury risk, not eliminate it. Football...

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Parental Expectations of Soccer Clubs

The club soccer landscape has become increasingly competitive in the United States over the past decade. And with that uptick in competition, parental expectations are on the rise. Parents are more discerning than ever when it comes to which soccer organization they choose for their...

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State Soccer Mandates: Florida & Texas

The youth soccer industry has taken its marching orders from state associations, governing bodies and national organizations for decades. As a result, many youth soccer programs feel as though their technological options are limited. Our Soccer Captain, Adam Manning, has heard the following on the...

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Youth Soccer Superstar Signs With Nike

In 2017, 11-year-old Olivia Moultrie became the youngest women’s soccer player to publicly accept an academic scholarship to play collegiate soccer. Recently, at 13-years-old, Olivia became the youngest female soccer player to forgo her academic scholarship as she announced she would be represented by Wasserman...

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Atlanta United Is Revolutionizing Youth Soccer

Professional leagues and teams have become increasingly interested in youth and community engagement over the past three years. Atlanta United is a shining example of an organization committed to both its community and to growing the sport of soccer at the youth level. LeagueApps is...

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Soccer Summit Held Before NYCFC Game At Yankee Stadium

Internally here at LeagueApps we strive both as an organization and as individuals to be true students of the game. To that end, we’ve made it a top priority to facilitate as many collaborations and conversations between our robust list of partners. Sharing knowledge, spotting...

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Inside An Elite Soccer Club

Steve Lucey owes a great deal to the game of soccer. It has provided him with a vocation. From his earliest days playing pick-up games in England to his founding of the Arsenal FC in Southern California, there’s no separating Lucey from the game. It’s...

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The Future Of Soccer In The Sunshine State

The 2018 Florida Youth Soccer Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place over the weekend in Orlando. The educational event united soccer organizers, coaches, administrator and thought leaders from around the state of Florida. The AGM provided attendees with the opportunity to learn from exciting...

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Why A 50-Year-Old Club Soccer Organization Turned To LeagueApps

Ballistic United Soccer Club (BUSC) is an out-and-out institution in California. In 1968, BUSC was founded to serve the humble footie needs of the Pleasanton community. The organization started with seven club teams. Today, it serves 154 separate teams, with over 1,600 registered players. Here...

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Making The Right Choice For Your Youth Soccer Organization

If you’re a soccer organizer, you’ve heard of both LeagueApps and SportsEngine. But how do you compare the two and make the best decision for your organization? While both companies serve the same market, there are fundamental differences in the products and the companies themselves....