March 3, 2023
The US Youth Soccer University is the first-ever gathering of educational resources designed to educate members on a multitude of subjects so they can perform better on and off the field of play. MYSA are currently implementing their bespoke instance of the University and will first onboard coaches to the University before expanding to players, administrators, parents and officials. Missouri Youth Soccer’s mission is to promote, foster and perpetuate the game of soccer in the state of Missouri. Through the USYS University, MYSA is promoting important education pathways within the game of soccer, alongside broader topics designed to help those involved with the game.
The University will bring together content from partners like TrueSport, Hospital for Special Surgery, Soccer Parenting, US Center for Safe Sport, Mojo and US Center for Mental Health and Sport. Alongside that, there will be a number of unique courses designed and developed by US Youth Soccer. Missouri Youth Soccer will leverage the national curriculum to offer a number of courses tailored to players, parents, coaches, administrators and officials.
The University has two subscription tiers, freemium which contains introductory courses and access to the platform, and premium, which also includes exclusive course content for $5 per annum. Learners will be able to sign up to the University and select the subscription model that best suits their needs.
VP Sales & Revenue at etrainu, Cameron O’Riordan said “we’re excited to welcome Missouri Youth Soccer Association to the USYS University. MYSA’s commitment to embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion to build community through the sport will open a safe environment where players, parents, coaches, administrators and officials can excel.”
Missouri Youth Soccer Executive Director, Nik Bushell said “this platform allows us to provide additional value along with current and relative information to our member clubs, coaches, players and parents in a format that is available to them 24/7 at their convenience. Whether it is injury prevention or addressing mental health in youth sports, Missouri Youth Soccer wants to bring the information to its members in an easy to understand format.”
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About Missouri Youth Soccer Association
Missouri Youth Soccer Association (MYSA), is dedicated to promote, foster and perpetuate the game of soccer in the state of Missouri. At its core, MYSA’s mission is to provide children from all walks of life the opportunity to play and learn valuable life lessons from participation in the world’s most populous sport. MYSA strives to complete its mission through the fair and neutral administration of our member clubs, leagues, and tournaments.
Missouri Youth Soccer Association is the state affiliate and member of U.S. Soccer and U.S. Youth Soccer. The MYSA is responsible for implementing our affiliate programs, policies, and services for the state of Missouri.