US Youth Soccer, etrainu Announce New Education Training Partnership

September 8, 2022

US Youth Soccer (USYS) is excited to announce a partnership with etrainu as its national online learning partner to help grow USYS University.

The US Youth Soccer program is the first-ever gathering of educational resources designed to educate members on a multitude of subjects so they can perform better on and off the field of play. etrainu are global leaders in online learning and work with some of the largest sports organizations in the world including the PGA Tour, National Lacrosse League, and Surf Life Saving Australia.

US Youth Soccer will work with etrainu to develop a platform that builds exceptional community-based education solutions to the youth soccer ecosystem, playing an integral role in USYS’ vision of bringing communities together through the power of soccer and creating lifelong fans of the sport.

“We are thrilled to offer the USYS Family an endless ability to continue learning with the help of etrainu,” said US Youth Soccer CEO Skip Gilbert. “We are on a mission to provide world-class support, resources, and leadership, helping every constituent fulfill their goals on and off the field of play. This platform checks every box, and we cannot wait to roll-out learning solutions that benefit our membership at every level. etrainu is a difference maker for youth soccer.”

With the wide collection of players, coaches, club officials, referees, and parents, the ability to provide an appropriate curriculum that allows the user to learn on the go is more important than ever before. USYS University will be able to better focus on improving the educational experience and collective passion for the game with etrainu’s help. Learning will now be easier for all users with instant access, direct integrations into membership platforms, and a library full of ever-growing content.

In partnership with Stack Sports and etrainu, USYS University will be seamlessly integrated with Sports Connect and give administrators a single source of truth in their membership platforms. This innovation will continue to make soccer easier and more accessible for the USYS members.

“We are extremely excited to partner with US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sport organization in the United States,” said etrainu CEO Paul Hoon. “We look forward to delivering a world-class online learning solution that will help players, parents, coaches, referees, and club officials thrive in their roles. We believe this will help USYS on their mission to provide world-class support, resources, and leadership to their members on and off the field of play.”

Paul Hoon, CEO at etrainu and Skip Gilbert, CEO at USYS
Paul Hoon, CEO etrainu (left) with Skip Gilbert, CEO USYS (right)


About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer)

US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sport organization in the country, is on a mission to provide world-class support, resources, and leadership, helping every member fulfill their goals on and off the field of play. US Youth Soccer registers nearly 2.5 million players annually. Through its programming, resources and leadership, US Youth Soccer is advancing the game for its 54 Member State Associations, 10,000 clubs and leagues and nearly 1 million administrators, coaches, and volunteers. US Youth Soccer connects families and communities to the power of sports and its shared love of soccer. US Youth Soccer provides a path for every player, offering programs that provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game.

About etrainu

etrainu are global leaders in community education solutions. Through a sophisticated learning management system and engaging online courses, etrainu is building exceptional communities through education. With a number of industry leading integrations, etrainu has created an end-to-end solution for sports organizations. etrainu’s education solutions are made easy through creativity, innovation and technology, and their commitment to their sports partners is reflected in the long-term relationships they have with them. etrainu have partnered with some of the largest sports organizations in the world, including US Youth Soccer, American Youth Soccer Organization, PGA Tour, National Lacrosse League, Surf Life Saving Australia, Gymnastics Australia, AusCycling and other national governing bodies.  

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