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The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) STRIVE Award: USYS Needs Your Votes

The National Council of Youth Sports and AIG proudly recognize organizations that implement promising practices and policies to protect young athletes with their STRIVE Award. This award demonstrates that Sports can Teach Respect, Initiative, Values, and Excellence without compromising safety.

US Youth Soccer has been nominated to win this award based on the following recent health and safety initiatives that have been implemented by US Youth Soccer:

  • Athlete Incident Management System (AIMS)
  • Passage of its most comprehensive risk management policies to date
  • Piloting of an in-school physical activity program

At this time, US Youth Soccer is one of the five remaining finalists!

To help determine the winner, the public is encouraged to visit the NCYS website and vote for their favorite finalist. Each person can vote one time per day, and voting will close on December 12, 2019, at 5:00 pm EST.

Please visit the following URL and vote for US Youth Soccer today and again once each day through Thursday,
December 12! Please also encourage all of your members to do the same!


Andrew R. Hiatt
Interim CEO
US Youth Soccer