Youth Soccer Briefs From Across The USA.
Volunteer Of Year
Four regional Volunteer of the Year winners are candidates for the US Youth Soccer National Volunteer of the Year awards.
Delaware Soccer’s Melody McNulty of Newark, Del., is the Region I winner, while Minnesota Soccer’s Abdirizak Said (St. Paul, Minn.) is the Region II winner.
The Region III Volunteer of the Year is Zoe Unger from Boca Raton, FL, and the Region IV winner is Sue Hughes from Gresham, Oregon.
Unger has been a long-time volunteer for TOPSoccer and since her 13th birthday she has planned a service project each year to benefit the program. She is now a senior in high school. Hughes works with Eastside United FC’s TOPSoccer program.
Four US Youth Soccer regional tournaments will hold their championships to qualify representatives for the 2013 US Youth National Youth Championships, which will be held July 22-28 in Overland Park, Kansas.
For the first time US Youth Soccer will hold a national championship at the Under-13 level in 2013.
Region I will hold its championships for U12-19 boys and girls, June 27-July 2, in Kingston, RI. T…