PLAYERS FIRST

ON WHITE - Players First logo (screened)Players First is a branded, holistic club soccer experience for parents and players, which emphasizes the development of each individual to his or her full potential, and helps parents make better choices about where their children should play.

logoA National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer is an organization committed to the development and support of soccer clubs in the United States.

PILLARS:

CLUB DEVELOPMENT

Soccer clubs are the foundation on which American soccer will maximize growth and long-term success on the field. Players First provides an array of resources to aid in the growth and development of clubs.

COACHING DEVELOPMENT

Clubs should encourage their coaches to continually seek out new educational opportunities, and Players First provides resources to help coaches to grow.

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

Players First provides tools to clubs and coaches to encourage their players to individually invest in their own development.

PARENT ENGAGEMENT & EDUCATION

Players First provides a framework for parents to understand how to value their child’s soccer experience, replacing the reliance on match outcomes, which has served to hinder proper player development methodology.

PLAYER HEALTH & SAFETY

Players First provides resources to help clubs and coaches better ensure the health and safety of their players.

RESOURCES:

In order to help members adopt Players First, US Club Soccer is providing a suite of best-in-class resources, which add value to clubs, coaches, parents and players.

COMING SOON:

• Players First licensing for clubs
• Club search tool to find US Club Soccer members in your area, including Players First-licensed clubs