US Club Soccer’s Christian Lavers: Hope for open leadership in 2016

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13 Jan US Club Soccer’s Christian Lavers: Hope for open leadership in 2016

Christian Lavers, Executive Vice President of US Club Soccer and President of the ECNL, is featured in with a conversation-igniting article. Lavers hopes for “open leadership” in the beautiful game in 2016.

Always an appropriate conversation, the long-form article is especially timely on the eve of the 2016 NSCAA Convention – widely considered as the “World’s Largest Annual Gathering of Soccer Coaches.”

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“As we begin 2016, soccer in the United States has a risk of becoming dominated by this type of decision-making process,” Lavers wrote, referring to sweeping adjectives, “with opinions positioned as fact and conclusions derived in a vacuum devoid of diversity of background, experience and perspective.”

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