February 14 – US Club Soccer has extended its technical partnership with LaLiga North America that was first signed in August 2015.
“In 2019 and beyond, the two organizations plan to increase their Players First commitment by creating additional coaching development opportunities, extending LaLiga scouting to US Club Soccer members, offering exclusive benefits to Players First-licensed clubs and others,” said a US Club Soccer press release.
The co-operation with LaLiga has been focussed on providing a pillar of the club organisation’s coach education commitment. It has embraced LaLiga Formation Methodology, a coaching education series that has 14 courses –from introductory to intermediate levels and soon, an expert level, Close to 1,500 coaches have participated from more than 400 clubs and organisations.
“The partnership with LaLiga has been so beneficial for our members. We knew from the beginning of our partnership that LaLiga North America genuinely wanted to help improve soccer in the United States, and they’re delivering on that promise,” said US Club Soccer CEO Kevin Payne.
“We believe we’ve only scratched the surface in terms of our collective impact and are excited to bring even more resources to our members from the best professional league in the world.”
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