Sounders, Washington Youth Soccer lent support, so why did U.S. Soccer nix Byer’s youth pilot program?

Tom Byer, known for instilling technical skills among youth, had the plug pulled on his U.S. Soccer pilot program before it even got off the ground. He explains his side of the story on the Planet Fútbol Podcast. Source: Why did U.S. Soccer nix Byer's youth pilot program? Byer was asked on the podcast whether... Continue Reading →


In memory of Karl Grosch | Washington Youth Soccer

Source: In memory of Karl Grosch | Washington Youth Soccer We are saddened to learn of the passing of WA soccer pioneer, Karl Grosch. Washington Youth Soccer will be eternally gratefully to Karl and Helga Grosch for their work in the formation of youth soccer in Washington. Karl loved the sport, loved the kids and... Continue Reading →

What is Washington Youth Soccer thinking? Email from US Youth Soccer details break in relationship

It's not a judgement, but rather a genuine question: What is Washington Youth Soccer, led by CEO Terry Fisher, thinking? has requested clarification from Fisher in regards to an email posted recently on So far he has not responded. UPDATE: Washington Youth Soccer issues a response In the email, apparently signed by US Youth... Continue Reading →

Washington Youth Soccer Futsal League to kick off in Seattle

The inaugural Washington Youth Soccer Futsal league, in cooperation with Seattle Futsal, will run two seasons in King County during the 2015-2016 season. Team and individual applications will be accepted.  For questions or more information, contact league administrator, Branko Dugalic, at or 253-944-1601. Futsal is a sport that is a derivative of soccer and played... Continue Reading →

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