US Club Soccer Partners with DICK'S Sporting Goods
15 Jul, 2019
US Club Soccer– a prominent member of the U.S. Soccer Federation and the leading organization developing soccer clubs across America – welcomes DICK’S Sporting Goods, a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer, as its Official Sporting Goods Partner.
The strategic partnership provides US Club Soccer members with a valuable resource for their soccer-related equipment and sporting goods needs. US Club Soccer members will receive special discounts to DICK’S Sporting Goods stores throughout the country and online, while DICK’S Sporting Goods is presented to US Club Soccer’s growing community of members through various digital, social and on-site marketing efforts.
“DICK’S Sporting Goods is a solution to our members’ needs both on and off the field,” says Kevin Payne, US Club Soccer CEO. “This is a partnership between two like-minded organizations, and we look forward to DICK’S Sporting Goods contributing to the Players First experience.”
“We are thrilled to enter into this strategic partnership with US Club Soccer,” adds Mark Rooks, Vice President of Relationship Management & Community Marketing of DICK’S Sporting Goods. “We stand with US Club Soccer’s commitment to developing young athletes both on and off the field.”
US Club Soccer’s mission is to foster the growth and development of soccer clubs throughout the country to create the best possible development environment for players of all ages in every club. The primary vehicle for accomplishing that ambition is Players First: a branded, holistic club soccer experience for parents and players that emphasizes the development of each individual to his or her full potential, and helps parents make better choices about where their children should play.
US Club Soccer also prides itself on fostering the safest environment for players in youth sports. They’ve implemented best-in-class background checks for all registered staff, and require personnel to complete a Sideline Sports Doc/US Club Soccer online injury recognition course, as well as SafeSport online training.
About US Club Soccer: A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer fosters the growth and development of soccer clubs in order to create the best possible environment for players of all ages.
Anchored by Players First and its five pillars of Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety, US Club Soccer offers registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms, player identification and a variety of other programming, resources and services.
US Club Soccer is sponsored by Nike and supported by LaLiga through a technical partnership.