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MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT

Tampa, July, 2024 – The United Soccer Association (USA League) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kai Velmer as its new Executive Director, effective immediately. Velmer brings a wealth of experience and a passionate vision for the future of soccer in our community.
With a distinguished career in sports management and a deep commitment to the development of soccer at all levels, Velmer is poised to lead the USA League into a new era of growth and success. His previous roles include six years with the Tampa Bay Rowdies administration, four years with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, and six years with the Women’s Premier League.

For the last four years, he has been the President of one of the largest youth soccer organizations in the US, the Florida Youth Soccer Association, (FYSA), where he demonstrated exceptional leadership and a keen understanding of the sport. He also serves as Pinellas County United Administrator as well as Vice President of Soccer Assistants, helping clubs grow and spread their message online. His experience and dedication are simply unmatched.

“We are delighted to welcome Kai Velmer to this new role in the USA League family,” said Allan Langford, President of the United Soccer Association. “His innovative approach and dedication to the game will undoubtedly drive our organization forward and inspire our players, coaches, and families.”
As Executive Director, Velmer will oversee all operational aspects of the USA League, including program development, community engagement, and strategic partnerships. He will work closely with the board, staff, and stakeholders to enhance the association’s impact and reach.

“I am honored to join the United Soccer Association and eager to contribute to its mission of promoting and advancing soccer in our community,” Velmer said. “Together, we will build on the strong foundation already in place and create new opportunities for players of all ages and abilities.”

The United Soccer Association looks forward to the dynamic leadership and fresh perspectives that Velmer will bring to the organization. His appointment marks a significant milestone as the USA League continues to champion the growth and enjoyment of soccer in the State of Florida.

To reach Kai, please contact: [email protected]

IN PERSON & VIRTUAL MEETINGS

The United Soccer Association is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: USA Virtual Ref Assignor Meeting. Time: Jul 14, 2024 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada). Meeting ID: 554 438 0255 Passcode: 049340

The 2024/25 Senior Coaches in-person meeting will be held on the 20th of July at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 4328 Garden Vista Dr., Riverview, FL 33578. All girls U15-U19 coaches from 9:00-10:30. All boys coaches U15-U19 from 10:45-12:30.

The 2024/25 Junior Coaches in-person meeting will be held on the 10th of August at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 4328 Garden Vista Dr., Riverview, FL 33578. All girls coaches U9-U14 from 9:00-11:00, all boys coaches U9-U10 from 11:45-1:00, all boys coaches U11-U14, from 1:00-2:30.

The Tampa Bay Rowdies and the United Soccer Association have teamed up to provide USA League coaches and players with great educational opportunities, as well as promotions and discounts that will allow our members to experience and learn from professional soccer coaches and players.

The United Soccer Association is pleased to announce the Tampa Bay Rowdies Summer Camp Grant for players from United Soccer Association affiliated clubs. For the next weeks, 5 players at each of their Recreational and Elite camps will be able to attend at no charge.

Elite Promotions and the United League Association have teamed up to award 10 game tickets to this extraordinary game. What to do to win? If you are a USA League player, click “like” on any of our Stateside Cup posts on Social Media and we will raffle the tickets and announce the winners Sunday, July 28, 2024.

Results from our 2024 Championship Tournament

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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USA Soccer is one of the longest-standing youth soccer leagues in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas.

Would you like to attend one of the Tampa Bay Rowdies Summer and Elite Camps FOR FREE? If you are a player in one of the United Soccer Association's affiliated clubs, email [email protected] with your name, club you play for, and which camp you would like to attend. We will be selecting 5 players for each camp to attend free of charge! Please visit www.rowdiessoccer.com/youthprograms/ for more info.

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Would you like to attend one of the Tampa Bay Rowdies Summer and Elite Camps FOR FREE? If you are a player in one of the United Soccer Associations affiliated clubs, email marketing@usa-soccer.org with your name, club you play for, and which camp you would like to attend. We will be selecting 5 players for each camp to attend free of charge! Please visit https://www.rowdiessoccer.com/youthprograms/ for more info.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #youthsoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #fifa #futebol #premierleague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #rowdies

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In collaboration with the Tampa Bay Rowdies and with the compromise of providing extended first-class training for our players, the Rowdies have provided a substantial discount to USA League participants. This exclusive Summer Camp/Elite Camp discount code has been sent to our 2024/25 club's contacts. Please pass along this code to all your players.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #YouthSoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #FIFA #futebol #PremierLeague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #Rowdies
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In collaboration with the Tampa Bay Rowdies and with the compromise of providing extended first-class training for our players, the Rowdies have provided a substantial discount to USA League participants. This exclusive Summer Camp/Elite Camp discount code has been sent to our 2024/25 clubs contacts. Please pass along this code to all your players.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #youthsoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #fifa #futebol #premierleague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #rowdies

The 2024/25 Senior Coaches in-person meeting will be held on the 20th of July at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 4328 Garden Vista Dr., Riverview, FL 33578 starting at 9:00 am. Visit www.usa-soccer.org for more info.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #YouthSoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #FIFA #futebol #PremierLeague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #Rowdies
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The 2024/25 Senior Coaches in-person meeting will be held on the 20th of July at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 4328 Garden Vista Dr., Riverview, FL 33578 starting at 9:00 am. Visit www.usa-soccer.org for more info. 

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #youthsoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #fifa #futebol #premierleague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #rowdies

We are getting everything ready for the 2024/25 season. Our annual virtual Ref Assignors Meeting will be held on July 14, 2024 at 7:00 pm. Please visit www.usa-soccer.org for more info.

Join Zoom Meeting
ecs.page.link/xk41G
Meeting ID: 554 438 0255
Passcode: 049340

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #YouthSoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #FIFA #futebol #PremierLeague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #Rowdies
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We are getting everything ready for the 2024/25 season. Our annual virtual Ref Assignors Meeting will be held on July 14, 2024 at 7:00 pm. Please visit www.usa-soccer.org for more info.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://ecs.page.link/xk41G
Meeting ID: 554 438 0255
Passcode: 049340

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #youthsoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #fifa #futebol #premierleague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #rowdies

The Rowdies in collaboration with the United Soccer Association are excited to partner again with 5v5 Soccer for a fun-filled tournament on July 13 open to boys and girls ages U-6 to adult. All teams are guaranteed to play four games during the day, with each participant also receiving a complimentary ticket to the Rowdies match that night. Save $50 on registration by signing up before July 3. Register today and start building your team now at ecs.page.link/huZCo ... See MoreSee Less

The Rowdies in collaboration with the United Soccer Association are excited to partner again with 5v5 Soccer for a fun-filled tournament on July 13 open to boys and girls ages U-6 to adult. All teams are guaranteed to play four games during the day, with each participant also receiving a complimentary ticket to the Rowdies match that night. Save $50 on registration by signing up before July 3. Register today and start building your team now at https://ecs.page.link/huZCo

In collaboration with the Tampa Bay Rowdies and with the compromise of providing extended first-class training for our players, the Rowdies have provided a substantial discount to USA League participants. This exclusive Summer Camp/Elite Camp discount code has been sent to our 2024/25 club's contacts. Please pass along this code to all your players.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #YouthSoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #FIFA #futebol #PremierLeague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #Rowdies
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In collaboration with the Tampa Bay Rowdies and with the compromise of providing extended first-class training for our players, the Rowdies have provided a substantial discount to USA League participants. This exclusive Summer Camp/Elite Camp discount code has been sent to our 2024/25 clubs contacts. Please pass along this code to all your players.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #youthsoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #fifa #futebol #premierleague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #rowdies

The Tampa Bay Rowdies and the United Soccer Association have teamed up to provide USA League coaches and players with great educational opportunities, as well as promotions and discounts that will allow our members to experience and learn from professional soccer coaches and players.

The Tampa Bay Rowdies, their President Ryan Helfrick, Head Coach Robbie Neilson, and United Soccer Association President Allan Langford believe this collaboration will benefit all the Florida clubs affiliated with the USA League. The Rowdies are committed to strengthening our soccer communities through education and our Association will allow our coaches and thousands of players to learn from the best.

Be on the lookout for great opportunities, discounts, offers and activities between our organizations. For more info, visit www.usa-soccer.org
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Los Tampa Bay Rowdies y la United Soccer Association se han asociado para brindarles a los entrenadores y jugadores de la USA League excelentes oportunidades educativas, así como promociones y descuentos que permitirán a nuestros miembros experimentar y aprender de los entrenadores y jugadores de fútbol profesionales.

Los Tampa Bay Rowdies, su presidente Ryan Helfrick, el entrenador en jefe Robbie Neilson y el presidente de la United Soccer Association, Allan Langford, aseguran que esta colaboración beneficiará a muchos clubes de la Florida afiliados a la USA League. Los Rowdies están comprometidos a fortalecer nuestras comunidades de fútbol a través de la educación y nuestra Asociación permitirá que nuestros entrenadores y miles de jugadores aprendan de los mejores.

Estén atentos a grandes oportunidades, descuentos, ofertas y actividades entre nuestras organizaciones. Para más información, visite www.usa-soccer.org

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #YouthSoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #FIFA #futebol #PremierLeague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #Rowdies
... See MoreSee Less

The Tampa Bay Rowdies and the United Soccer Association have teamed up to provide USA League coaches and players with great educational opportunities, as well as promotions and discounts that will allow our members to experience and learn from professional soccer coaches and players. 

The Tampa Bay Rowdies, their President Ryan Helfrick, Head Coach Robbie Neilson, and United Soccer Association President Allan Langford believe this collaboration will benefit all the Florida clubs affiliated with the USA League. The Rowdies are committed to strengthening our soccer communities through education and our Association will allow our coaches and thousands of players to learn from the best. 

Be on the lookout for great opportunities, discounts, offers and activities between our organizations. For more info, visit www.usa-soccer.org
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Los Tampa Bay Rowdies y la United Soccer Association se han asociado para brindarles a los entrenadores y jugadores de la USA League excelentes oportunidades educativas, así como promociones y descuentos que permitirán a nuestros miembros experimentar y aprender de los entrenadores y jugadores de fútbol profesionales.

Los Tampa Bay Rowdies, su presidente Ryan Helfrick, el entrenador en jefe Robbie Neilson y el presidente de la United Soccer Association, Allan Langford, aseguran que esta colaboración beneficiará a muchos clubes de la Florida afiliados a la USA League. Los Rowdies están comprometidos a fortalecer nuestras comunidades de fútbol a través de la educación y nuestra Asociación permitirá que nuestros entrenadores y miles de jugadores aprendan de los mejores.

Estén atentos a grandes oportunidades, descuentos, ofertas y actividades entre nuestras organizaciones. Para más información, visite www.usa-soccer.org 

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #youthsoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #fifa #futebol #premierleague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #rowdies

Would you like to attend one of the Tampa Bay Rowdies Summer and Elite Camps FOR FREE? If you are a player in one of the United Soccer Association's affiliated clubs, email [email protected] with your name, club you play for, and which camp you would like to attend. We will be selecting 5 players for each camp to attend free of charge! Please visit www.rowdiessoccer.com/youthprograms/ for more info.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #YouthSoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #FIFA #futebol #PremierLeague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #Rowdies
... See MoreSee Less

Would you like to attend one of the Tampa Bay Rowdies Summer and Elite Camps FOR FREE? If you are a player in one of the United Soccer Associations affiliated clubs, email marketing@usa-soccer.org with your name, club you play for, and which camp you would like to attend. We will be selecting 5 players for each camp to attend free of charge! Please visit https://www.rowdiessoccer.com/youthprograms/ for more info.

#unitedsoccerassociation #FYSA #floridasoccer #youthsoccer #soccer #soccerreferees #futbol #fifa #futebol #premierleague #competitivesoccer #recsoccer #boyssoccer #girlssoccer #rowdies

Love each other as much as possible. Our families are hurting today. Rest in peace Isaac.It is with a heavy heart that we announce the tragic passing of Isaac Breese. A member of Florida West FC and the Olympic Development Program, Isaac was not just an outstanding goalkeeper, but also a cherished teammate, friend, and son. Our thoughts and prayers are with Isaac’s family, friends, and loved ones during this incredibly challenging time. FYSA will work to honor his memory by upholding the values he embodied and striving for the excellence he passionately pursued. Isaac Breese will always be a member of the FYSA and ODP families, and his legacy will live on in the hearts of everyone who knew him. To read more about what an extraordinary indiviual Isaac was, and all he accomplished in just 17 short years, please visit the link in our bio. ... See MoreSee Less

Love each other as much as possible. Our families are hurting today. Rest in peace Isaac.

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My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. R.I.P Isaac.

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