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New Mexico Youth Soccer Association Extends Partnership with Sports Connect to Advance the Game Using Innovative Technology

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico Youth Soccer Association (NMYSA), the governing body for US Youth Soccer in the state, has announced a multi-year partnership extension with Sports Connect as part of its mission to grow and advance the game of soccer in New Mexico. As the exclusive technology provider of NMYSA, Sports Connect will continue to provide technology solutions for the state association, affiliated leagues and clubs, and the participating players, coaches, families, and volunteers.

Sports Connect is a key component of the U.S. Soccer Connect mission of growing participation and advancing the sport of soccer in conjunction with U.S. Soccer. The U.S. Soccer Connect initiative consists of leading services powered by Stack Sports connecting every level of the soccer pathway. It represents the largest commitment of technology and sport resources to any project in American sports history.

"We are proud to extend our partnership with Sports Connect as the Exclusive Technology Provider of New Mexico Youth Soccer," said Gloria Faber, Executive Director of NMYSA. "Extending this long-standing partnership with Sports Connect ensures our affiliated clubs are utilizing the most innovative solution on the market. Over the years, our clubs have received unmatched customer support as well as consistent enhancements to make their experience even better each season."

As an exclusive partner of NMYSA, Sports Connect will serve as the participation growth platform for both the state office and its member clubs.

"We are humbled by the opportunity to continue our partnership with the New Mexico Youth Soccer Association with a goal of growing the sport in the state," said Adam Abney, General Manager of Sports Connect. "NMYSA has been fostering a safe and fun environment for the development of New Mexico's youth through the game of soccer for decades, and we are proud to serve alongside their mission through innovative technology and best-in-class support."

Affiliated clubs partnering with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, have access to a full suite of features, including Mobile-First Registration, seamless data integration with NMYSA, safety and compliance tracking, professional website designs, data insights, secure online payment processing, and more.

About New Mexico Youth Soccer Association

The New Mexico Youth Soccer Association is a 501(c)(4) not-for-profit corporation and National Youth State Association of the United States Soccer Federation. As members of US Youth Soccer, they represent, govern and serve 18 member leagues and their 45 club affiliates. NMYSA has almost 24,000 registered players, coaches and administrators in a service area that extends throughout New Mexico and into west Texas, southern Colorado and eastern Arizona for certain programs. New Mexico Youth Soccer Association provides rewarding recreational and competitive opportunities for boys and girls 5-19 years old. For more information, see https://www.nmysa.net/.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on four key pillars - Grassroots Engagement, Participation Growth, Recruiting Pathways, and Elite Player Development. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://www.stacksports.com/.

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PushSave is Excited to Announce Two-Year Agreement with Washington Youth Soccer as its Preferred Fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. -- Washington Youth Soccer and PushSave are proud to announce their two-year partnership agreement. Over the next two years PushSave will serve as Washington Youth Soccer's managed services fundraising solution. Through this partnership, PushSave will provide Washington Youth Soccer and its member associations and clubs the opportunity to capitalize on PushSave's unique and innovative way to raise money.

Currently working with thousands of sports teams and clubs across the U.S., PushSave will continue to deliver best-in-class, contactless and community-driven fundraising. PushSave is a digital coupon book and donation platform (all in one) offering great value to the organizations for raising money as well as for the consumers who support the organization. PushSave's technology is highly automated and simple to use right from a cell phone. The PushSave system eliminates the volunteerism that is typical with traditional fundraising and streamlines how organizations can raise the necessary funds to operate.

"We were pursuing a simple and effective way for associations to raise money when we discovered PushSave. We believe this system will bring significant value to our members and we are thrilled for this partnership," said Nick Perera, Executive Director of Washington Youth Soccer.

"We are grateful for the opportunity to serve Washington Youth Soccer and all of their member associations and clubs," said Mark Teckenburg, Chief Executive Officer of PushSave. "We are committed to ensuring every kid has the opportunity to play the great sport of soccer, regardless of their financial situation and our number one objective is to help grow the sport of soccer in Washington and across the U.S."

Learn more: https://www.pushsave.com/teamupwithus

About Washington Youth Soccer

Washington Youth Soccer is a nonprofit organization bringing soccer opportunities at all levels of the game to kids ages 5-19 across the state. Our organization is comprised of 33 Member Associations and over 150 clubs that facilitate recreational, select and regional programs as well as TOPSoccer (soccer programming for players with disabilities). Additionally, we run four annual State Cup Tournaments, state level leagues, an Elite Player Development program, and several soccer outreach programs. Learn more: https://washingtonyouthsoccer.org/.

About PushSave

PushSave® is a customized mobile coupon book designed to support youth organizations and non-profits across the U.S. with a simple, EASY to promote fundraiser. Our mission is to be THE MOST uniquely designed fundraising solution that brings obvious value to consumers, organizations, and merchants. Our managed services program is second to none in the fundraising industry and is ideal for minimizing volunteerism or adding additional work. PushSave is 100% contactless and community-driven. Learn more: https://www.pushsave.com/.

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Stack Sports Partners with Soccer Leaders to Launch National GOALS Council

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Industry thought leaders across youth soccer have partnered with Stack Sports to launch the GOALS Council, an innovative strategic advisory council. This council brings together forward-thinking stakeholders from across the country to solve pressing problems facing youth soccer today, and work together to better the sport for the next generation.

"GOALS stands for Growth, Organization, Advancement, & Learning in Soccer and represents Stack Sports' mission to invest in youth soccer in a deep sense, as we are truly invested in helping organizations increase participation and grow the game in our communities," said Andrew R. Hiatt, VP of Growth and Market Strategy at Stack Sports and former US Youth Soccer Chief Operation Officer. "We are thrilled to welcome our founding members of the GOALS Council, and are excited about their energy and commitment to youth soccer, and to see what areas of growth the council identifies first as we at Stack Sports are prepared to support in whatever ways possible."

The GOALS Council, a national strategic advisory group founded by Stack Sports and industry luminaries, is an action-oriented group of leaders in the soccer space working together to better the sport for the next generation. This ideas incubator will look to collaborate and address key issues facing the sport. The Stack Sports commitment is to move forward council ideas in the industry via our efforts, connections, partnerships, and resources. The Council has selected "growing the game and increasing engagement" as the primary goal in 2022.

Roberto Aguas, CEO of Copa Holdings and President & Executive Director of Coaching of FC Copa Academy / New Jersey Copa FC, has been selected to serve as the founding chairperson of the GOALS Council.

"It is an honor to serve as the founding council's chair and work closely with these industry luminaries. I accepted this role as I am deeply committed to the council's mission of growing and retaining the players in the sport of futbol we love," said Roberto Aguas. "I look forward to working with the council members and Stack Sports to continue to shine a light on the most important issues and areas we would like to improve in years to come."

In addition to Roberto Aguas, the founding class of the GOALS Council includes:

* Laura Halfpenny, Executive Director of Georgia Soccer

* Joel Dragan, Executive Director of Florida Youth Soccer Association

* Gordon Henderson, Chief Executive Officer of Ohio Soccer Association

* Miriam Hickey, Executive Director of High Country Soccer Association

* Joe Guerra, President of The Soccer Club of Guilford, Inc.

* d'Alary Dalton, CEO and Founder of Alta California Sol and Sol Soccer Club

* Diego Bocanegra, Head Women's Soccer Coach at University of Houston

* Mark Botterill, VP of Sales at Augusta Sportswear

The inaugural GOALS Council meeting will be held at the United Coaches Convention in Kansas City, Missouri on January 19, 2022. Subsequent meetings will be held each quarter throughout the year.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations, including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars, rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars - Play, Improve, and Engage.

To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/.

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AYSO and Sports Connect Renew Partnership with a Mission to Grow Participation in Youth Soccer

TORRANCE, Calif. -- The American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is pleased to announce that it has renewed its official partnership with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, as the Exclusive Registration and Member Management Platform for an additional four years. This partnership is aimed to create a more simplified registration and back-office experience, allowing AYSO volunteers and staff to focus on growing the game of soccer in their local community.

Sports Connect provides innovative solutions developed exclusively for AYSO programs, including custom website designs, in-site access to AYSO player cards, real-time custom reporting, integrated background checks, and a live sync and instant access to the AYSO National Data Center. Additionally, Sports Connect has equipped the AYSO Office with added insights into their membership at the regional level, setting the foundation that allows AYSO to study and learn from their regions and make data-driven decisions that can transform the future of soccer.

"AYSO's vision and mission is not only provide the opportunity all to play but to enrich the lives of children and families through the beautiful game and Sports Connect is building innovative solutions that help make running and growing our programs possible," said Matt Winegar, AYSO Transitional National Executive Director. "We look forward to working with a partner like Sports Connect that supports our mission."

Sports Connect has served as a trusted partner of AYSO since 2016, providing registration solutions to the sections, areas, and regions as well as supporting the participating players, families, and volunteers. As part of the partnership renewal, Sports Connect now provides additional member management solutions for the governing body, including a more seamless learning management and player safety experience.

"We are honored to have the trust and continued partnership of AYSO, who shares our passion for growing the game of soccer," said Adam Abney, General Manager of Sports Connect. "This partnership renewal allows us to offer even more long-term, strategic solutions that make the local AYSO volunteer's job easier so they can focus on fostering a love of the game in their communities."

Sports Connect provides local AYSO Regions with Mobile-First Registration, robust email and SMS tools, secure online payment processing, comprehensive financial reporting, an integrated AYSO University (AYSOU) experience, and other seamless team management tools. This connected ecosystem will save volunteers' time spent on administrative tasks with the goal of increasing participation and improving the overall community experience.

About American Youth Soccer Association

Established in 1964, AYSO is a national non-profit organization that develops and delivers quality youth soccer programs, which promote a fun, family environment based on AYSO's Six Philosophies: Everyone Plays(r), Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, and Player Development. Today, AYSO has 1.6 million players, parents, siblings and volunteers. For more information, please visit https://ayso.org/ .

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations, including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars, rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars - Play, Improve, and Engage. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/ .

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Oregon Youth Soccer Makes a Five Year Commitment to Grow Participation with U.S. Soccer Connect

PLANO, Texas -- Oregon Youth Soccer Association, the governing body for US Youth Soccer in Oregon, and U.S. Soccer Connect powered by Stack Sports have announced a five-year extension of their long-standing partnership.

For over 10 years, Stack Sports has served as a trusted partner of Oregon Youth Soccer, providing sports management technology solutions for the state association, its member clubs and associations, and the participating players, coaches, families, and volunteers.

"We are excited to continue our partnership with U.S. Soccer Connect to further our vision of providing the tools our volunteers and staff need to manage their clubs, so they can focus on bettering young players on and off the field," said Roberta Cloutier, Executive Director of Oregon Youth Soccer Association. "Extending this partnership ensures our members have access to dependable club management technology to keep their season running smoothly."

Currently powering over 20,000 clubs as well as 50 National Governing Bodies and State Associations, Stack Sports will continue to deliver best-in-class technology and service through the U.S. Soccer Connect platform, an exclusive version of Sports Connect developed in conjunction with U.S. Soccer. The platform provides club management solutions including athlete safety features, Mobile-First Registration, email and text, comprehensive financial reporting, automated coach compliance, and direct integration with the U.S. Soccer Federation.

"We are thrilled for the opportunity to continue collaborating and developing innovative solutions for years to come with Oregon Youth Soccer and its member clubs," said Adam Abney, General Manager of Sports Connect. "We greatly value long-term partners like OYSA that commit the time and resources needed so that we can continue to grow the game of soccer together."

This connected ecosystem of U.S. Soccer Connect was built to reduce the number of administrative hours spent by volunteers and staff annually and will continue to improve the connectedness of the game globally.

In addition to Oregon Youth Soccer's partnership with U.S. Soccer Connect, the state is also deeply committed to teaching life skills through Stack Sports' Skyhawks Sports Academy, the leader in providing safe, fun, and skill-based sports experiences for kids.

​​About Oregon Youth Soccer Association

Oregon Youth Soccer Association ("OYSA"), founded in 1974, is a nonprofit youth organization that administers, supports and grows soccer across the state of Oregon. The organization's mission is to foster an environment that promotes the physical, mental and emotional development of Oregon's youth through the sport of soccer. For more information, visit https://oregonyouthsoccer.org/.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations, including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars, rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars - Play, Improve, and Engage. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/.

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Utah Youth Soccer and Stack Sports Extend Partnership 5 Years to Grow Participation in Youth Soccer

SANDY, Utah -- Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing provider of sports technology, continues its momentum in Soccer with a 5 year partnership extension with long-term partner Utah Youth Soccer Association.

With U.S. Soccer Connect, an exclusive version of the Sports Connect platform developed in conjunction with U.S. Soccer, Stack Sports will continue to deliver best-in-class participation growth technology and service to Utah Youth Soccer Association. U.S. Soccer Connect will provide the operating system and integrated solutions for the state association, its member clubs and leagues, and the parents, players, coaches and teams participating in Utah Youth Soccer Association's soccer community.

"We couldn't be more excited to continue our journey with Utah Youth Soccer Association. Our team has worked side-by-side with them for over fifteen years, as they've steadily grown their player count year after year through smart use of technology," said Tom Arnett, General Manager of U.S. Soccer Connect. "UYSA has been the gold standard for growing the game through partnership, and we are honored to continue with them on that path."

"UYSA is excited to extend our nearly twenty-year partnership with Stack Sports. Throughout our history with Stack, we have experienced firsthand the unmatched level of customer service, product offerings, and vision that Stack offers," said Bryan Attridge, Utah Youth Soccer CEO. "Our membership's positive experiences are dependent on a system that is reliable, seamless, and nimble, and Stack's dedication to the user experience is unmatched in the industry. We couldn't be happier to partner with Stack for another 5 years."

Members of the Utah Youth Soccer Association will be able to take advantage of U.S. Soccer Connect's athlete safety features, deep insights tools, digital marketing hub, comprehensive financial reporting, automated coach compliance, and direct integration with the U.S. Soccer Federation. This connected ecosystem will save staff and volunteers thousands of administrative hours annually and will continue to improve the connectedness of the game globally.

If your state soccer organization is looking to grow participation through technology and partnership, take the next step at https://www.sportsconnect.com/us-soccer-connect-state-directors/.

About Utah Youth Soccer

UYSA is a non-profit corporation established January 9, 1978 as a 501(c)(3) with a mission to be the leader in promoting, developing and governing youth soccer in Utah; providing quality educational and developmental opportunities for all members. UYSA is sanctioned by the U.S. Soccer Federation and US Youth Soccer to be the governing body of soccer in Utah. We are also recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee as the governing body for youth soccer in our state. For more information about UYSA please visit https://www.utahyouthsoccer.net/.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations, including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars, rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars -- Play, Improve, and Engage. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/.

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New Jersey Youth Soccer Extends Partnership With Stack Sports To Streamline The Registration Process With Best-in-class Technology

TRENTON, N.J. -- Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing provider of sports technology, today announced a two-year extension of its strategic partnership with New Jersey Youth Soccer, the governing body for US Youth Soccer in New Jersey.

Stack Sports will continue to deliver best-in-class technology and service to New Jersey Youth Soccer through its U.S. Soccer Connect platform, an exclusive version of Stack Sports' Sports Connect platform developed in conjunction with U.S. Soccer. The U.S. Soccer Connect platform provides the operating system and technology solutions for the state association, its member clubs and leagues, and the parents, players, coaches and teams participating in NJYS's soccer community.

"In a time with so much change and uncertainty, Stack Sports has remained a reliable partner committed to the success of our members. Continuing our partnership further aligns us with the tech leader in this space and will provide our members with stability, partner-focused improvements, and best-in-class technology. We are looking forward to a bright future for soccer in New Jersey," said Evan Dabby, Executive Director at NJYS.

"We are both motivated and humbled about the opportunity to continue innovating and delivering unique experiences for years to come with New Jersey Youth Soccer and its soccer community. Developing deep strategic partnerships is fundamental to our goals of growing sports participation and making sports easy for everyone involved, and our relationship with New Jersey is a perfect example of that," said Tom Arnett, General Manager of Sports Connect.

Members of NJYS will continue to benefit from U.S. Soccer Connect's exclusive functionality such as athlete safety features, mobile-first player registration, digital marketing hub, comprehensive financial reporting, automated coach compliance, and direct integration with the U.S. Soccer Federation. This connected ecosystem will save staff and volunteers thousands of administrative hours annually and will continue to improve the connectedness of the game globally.

About New Jersey Youth Soccer

New Jersey Youth Soccer, a 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with U.S. Youth Soccer and the U.S. Soccer Federation, is comprised of more than 100,000 players from 5 to 19-years-old; 20,000+ coaches; and thousands of volunteers. Members collectively support the sport of soccer through training, practice, competition and the spirit of good sportsmanship. The association features recreational, travel soccer programs at multiple skill levels; Olympic Development Programs (ODP); tournaments including the National Championship series; coach and referee training and certification programs; and TOPSoccer, a program for children with special needs. To learn more about NJYS go to www.njyouthsoccer.com/about_us.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations, including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars, rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars - Play, Improve, and Engage. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit http://www.stacksports.com/.

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Andrew Hiatt Joins Stack Sports Leadership Team to Shape Soccer Development

PLANO, Texas -- Stack Sports announced today that Andrew R. Hiatt (Drew) will be joining the Stack Sports leadership team as the VP of Growth and Market Strategy. In his role, Hiatt will partner with clubs, leagues, and associations to grow soccer participation through Stack Sports' wealth of technology solutions and services, including its U.S. Soccer Connect platform, a comprehensive member management solution developed in conjunction with U.S. Soccer.

Hiatt brings nearly fifteen years of executive experience in youth soccer, most recently serving as COO for U.S. Youth Soccer (USYS). Prior to his time at the national office, Hiatt served for over a decade as CEO of Utah Youth Soccer (UYSA), during which time he led the organization to year over year membership and revenue growth resulting in a 60% player increase between 2008 and 2019.

"Drew's extensive track record of growing the sport through partnerships and innovation make him a perfect addition to our leadership team," said Tom Arnett, General Manager of Sports Connect and U.S. Soccer Connect. "We've worked with Drew for a number of years in his previous roles, and his integrity, creativity, and understanding of the youth soccer landscape are unmatched. He makes our entire team better on day 1."

"As CEO of UYSA, my team strived for excellence by providing greater programming, member benefits and player safety throughout our organization," said Hiatt. "Our ability to manage data and create partnerships through technology platforms was critical to our success. I am thrilled to join the leadership team at Stack Sports. I have personally used these technology solutions and believe in them, and I will work diligently to foster the advancement and growth of sports organizations through technology."

For Stack Sports, adding Drew to their leadership team further cements them as the leader in participation growth technology for soccer organizations.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars -- Play, Improve, and Engage.

To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/.

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Stack Sports and PA West Chart Long-Term Future With 5 Year Partnership

PLANO, Texas -- Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing provider of sports technology, today announced a five-year extension of its strategic partnership with PA West Soccer, the governing body for US Youth Soccer in Western Pennsylvania.

Currently powering over 20,000 clubs as well as 50 National Governing Bodies and State Associations, Stack Sports will continue to deliver best-in-class technology and service to PA West through its U.S. Soccer Connect platform, an exclusive version of Stack's Sports Connect platform developed in conjunction with U.S. Soccer.

The US Soccer Connect platform will provide the operating system and integrated solutions for the state association, its member clubs and leagues, and the parents, players, coaches and teams participating in PA West's soccer community.

"In a time with so much change and uncertainty, we know we can count on Stack Sports to be there. This long-term partnership will support our goals to continue to grow the game of soccer through innovative thinking and great programing. We are looking forward to a bright future for Soccer in Western Pennsylvania," said Tim McCoy, Executive Director of PA West.

"We are both motivated and humbled about the opportunity to continue innovating and delivering unique experiences for years to come with PA West and its soccer community. Developing deep strategic partnerships is fundamental to everything we do, and our relationship with PA West is a perfect example of that," said Tom Arnett, General Manager of Sports Connect.

Members of PA West will be able to take advantage of U.S. Soccer Connect's athlete safety features, mobile-first player registration, digital marketing hub, comprehensive financial reporting, automated coach compliance, and direct integration with the U.S. Soccer Federation. This connected ecosystem will save staff and volunteers thousands of administrative hours annually and will continue to improve the connectedness of the game globally.

About PA West Soccer

Pennsylvania West State Soccer Association (PA West Soccer) is the National State Association of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), the United State Youth Soccer Association (USYS), and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). PA West State Soccer Association has a current membership of over 130 youth clubs and eight adult leagues with 40,000 youth players, 2,500 amateur adult players, 7,000 active coaches, 1,600 referees and thousands of volunteers involved across the western half of the state of Pennsylvania.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations, including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars, rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars -- Play, Improve, and Engage.

To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/.

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Temecula United Adds Aaron Kiely to Staff

TEMECULA, Calif. -- Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of former Fulham FC Academy player and former Arsenal FC South coach, Aaron Kiely, as their new Technical Director and Head Coach.

Coach Aaron Kiely has been a fixture in the Temecula Valley soccer community for five years and has amassed a great following among players and parents. The charismatic Englishman is licensed by USSF, UEFA and the English FA and has 12 years of coaching experience at an elite level. Coach Aaron played and coached at Fulham Football Club's Academy in England before moving to the U.S.

He played NCAA D1 soccer at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut before becoming Assistant Coach at D2 Hawaii Pacific University.

"I am delighted to be part of Temecula United Soccer Club," said Coach Aaron.

"I've been watching the club's growth over the past few years and wanted to join the club as a coach. The more we spoke and the more I learned about the club and the club learned about me, it became clear that we shared the same vision for the future. The opportunity to become the club's Technical Director was presented and I accepted," explained Coach Aaron.

Aaron will coach the premier B2004 teams at Temecula United and oversee the club's player development strategies and professional development for coaches. He follows former Canadian Men's National Team player, Greg Ion, as Temecula United's second high profile staff addition this year.

"I always knew Aaron was an excellent coach, but I rate his vision for and understanding of player development equally highly. He fits the long-term strategy that we have developed at the club," said Temecula United Club President Mike Richards. "We are proud to have him join our club."

About Temecula United Soccer Club:

Based in Temecula, California, Temecula United is a youth soccer club with players ranging from 6 years of age to 18 years of age in both girls and boys divisions. Established in 2005, Temecula United is one of the fastest growing youth soccer clubs in Southern California boasting more than 40 teams. Temecula United is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

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