Development Academy is also an educational tool for coaches

February 1, 2009
CarlisleBy Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
Editor's note: This is Part 2 of a five-part series examining the structure and organization of the U.S. Soccer Federation and its youth programs. Coming in Part 3 on Thursday is a look at the coaching set-up of the Development Academy.

Soccer might be a players' game, but behind every great performer is a coach -- in many cases more than one -- who helped them get to the top. And while the primary goal of the U.S. Soccer Federation's Development Academy is to aid the players, it's also ...

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