United Soccer Coaches Team with Target

By Sean McCaffery, February 4, 2019

Target who have partnered with MLS clubs on mini pitches, have now pitched in with USC and their efforts by way of $90,000 worth of grants for coaching education in the deployment as they put it, of Urban Soccer Initatives's nationwide This is being do with the KIDS in the GAME & Target Corps. Youth Soccer Grant Initiative. Starting by the end of March, these Urban Soccer Diplomas and others of its' ilk wil be done in various cities. NYC will of course have it done in Manhatten, not all cities, thank goodness have MLS teams, this allows it to get out to different possibly underserved markets. CEO of USC, Lynn Berlina-Manuel infrmed, "Target's investment in quality coaching education will have a multiplier effect. Hundreds of improved coaches could impact 10's of thousands of young players. " Those going through the educational programs are to pick up on best practices for youth development and soccer with special emphasis on training in non-traditional settings. Each attendee will be able to back the USC Commitment to Culture which they rolled out late last year.