Being an innovator has many definitions but generating the opportunity for change is always an intrinsic part.
The leading video analysis company, Hudl, has partnered with SportsEngine, Soccer.com, Sklz, and United Soccer Coaches and created the inaugural Innovator of the Year award. After 100s of applications, four finalists were selected who embodied the virtues of an innovator — each receiving $10,000 worth of prizes. Now it is time for a winner to be chosen.
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The winner, who will score a hefty $50,000 worth of prizes, will be someone who has made a significant impact on our world of club soccer in the USA.
Meet the Innovator of the Year Finalist Ruth Nicholson
With more than 20 years of experience in youth sports operations, Ruth has created an unparalleled resource that goes beyond the game to address challenges people face when building and running a club.
One of her three nominations put it simply, “Her understanding and insight is second to none!”
In a nutshell, Ruth Nicholson’s work is constructively disruptive in a field begging for improvement. With more than 20 years on-the-ground youth sports experience and operational expertise, her program GO! delivers practical resources that address the typical challenges people face when building and running a youth soccer club.