The SoccerWire Podcast covers the biggest youth, college, and National Team soccer news and information in the United States.
Ep 31: Rod Underwood on the Lack of Diversity in the US Soccer Landscape
Rod Underwood has a storied career in soccer having been a player, coach, and scout at many different levels. Underwood joins The SoccerWire Podcast host Charles Boehm this week to discuss the many paths his career took him and his vast array of experiences. The two discuss what both player and coach development mean for clubs, the questionable move from US Soccer to dismantle the Development Academy, and Underwood’s experience as a Black youth and now adult in soccer.
Ep 30: The Power of Video Analysis Through InStat with the University of Washington Men’s Soccer Head Coach Jamie Clark
Episode 30 of The SoccerWire Podcast features the University of Washington Soccer Head Coach, Jamie Clark, joining Resident Analyst and Host, Charles Boehm. The two chat how the video analysis program, InStat, has aided universities (and youth level - link to GA announcement in the article) in training, match preparation, and now recruiting. They also discuss the year-long schedule, the intriguing cases of college ‘one-and-done’ players, and the impact Jamie’s father, Bobby Clark, had on him as a coac
Ep 29: Training Compensation and Solidarity Payment Processes with Crossfire Premier Attorney Lance Reich
Crossfire Premier Attorney, Lance Reich, joins SoccerWire Resident Analyst, Charles Boehm, for Episode 29. Charles gives an intro into the crazy world of FIFA training compensation & solidarity payments before chatting with Lance about how this translates into the U.S. youth soccer landscape and how Crossfire Premier has gone about getting their money from the DeAndre Yedlin transfer from Seattle Sounders to Tottenham Hotspurs, and how other youth clubs are working to get the money that is owed to them.
Ep 28: Navigating Youth Soccer with Former MLS Goalkeeper and Current MVLA Executive Director Joe Cannon
Charles Boehm is back as the SoccerWire Resident Analyst and Host for Episode 28 of The SoccerWire Podcast with special guest, Joe Cannon. The former MLS Goalkeeper and Current MVLA Executive Director joins Charles to chat about his transition into youth soccer, what his club is doing to help develop players, U.S. youth soccer development challenges and solutions, the effects of COVID on his club, and more.
Ep 27: Growing US soccer base and promoting the sport w/ US Youth Soccer CEO Skip Gilbert
SoccerWire Resident Analyst Charles Boehm is back with special guest, US Youth Soccer CEO Skip Gilbert. The two chat about Gilbert’s career path to becoming CEO of US Youth Soccer + how his past experiences will help advance USYS. Gilbert intends to focus on building the base of US soccer + focusing on shaping the future starting with rec players. He shares details of how USYS was able to strike a partnership with MLS, future plans for ODP and the National League, and touches on how USYS’ pay to play mo
Ep 26: State of the NWSL with Yael Averbuch and Alyse LaHue
SoccerWire Resident Analyst Charles Boehm is back with two big guests in former US and NWSL player and current NWSL PA Executive Director, Yael Averbuch, plus Sky Blue FC GM, Alyse LaHue. Averbuch joins the show to discuss the NWSL PA and its work for players now & after their playing career. LaHue shares how Sky Blue has adapted to become a leader in the new digital landscape forced by stay-home measures in place for COVID-19. She also discusses the growth & success still ahead for the NWSL and Sky Blue.
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Volume is so low you can’t bloody here some things. Audio in particular is poor. Sounds like it was recoded in a garage. Other that that, it’s ok. Hit and miss depending on who their interviewing. Tony Arman interview was a definite drop off in quality