KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 29, 2019) – United Soccer Coaches is excited to announce a new partnership with LA Galaxy Orange County as the newest member of the United Soccer Coaches Elite Member Club Program.

Through this collaborative partnership, United Soccer Coaches will provide a suite of coaching education tools and resources to LA Galaxy Orange County coaches and staff. These benefits include individual membership and resource access for their coaching staff, including insurance coverage, age appropriate training ideology and access to the 2020 United Soccer Coaches Convention in Baltimore.

“LA Galaxy OC is delighted to become an Elite Member Club with United Soccer Coaches, allowing us to continue to provide the very best ongoing professional development opportunities for our coaching staff,” said LAGOC Director of Operations Tim Woodcock. “This partnership, and the mission of the association, aligns perfectly with LAGOC core values of nurturing people and advancing the game. We are delighted to be the first club in Southern California to embark on this groundbreaking partnership, working to create life lessons, experiences and opportunities, for a bigger game at play”

“We are delighted to partner with LA Galaxy Orange County,” said Andrew McGinnis, Institutional Membership Manager for United Soccer Coaches. “Our organizations share a similar philosophy and given their previous involvement in our Convention as attendees, crafting an official relationship made complete sense.”

About United Soccer Coaches: Founded in 1941 and headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., United Soccer Coaches is the trusted and unifying voice, advocate and partner for coaches at all levels of the game. The largest community for soccer coaches in the world, we unite coaches of all levels around the love of the game and we elevate the game through advocacy, education and service. To learn more, visit UnitedSoccerCoaches.org.

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About LA Galaxy Orange County: LA Galaxy Orange County is the official Alliance Club of MLS’s most successful franchise, the LA Galaxy, and are based in Irvine, California. As a member of the Alliance Club Program, LA Galaxy Orange County operate male and female teams from U8 to U18 and deliver expert coaching & player development models while providing clear pathways to the highest levels of soccer.

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For more information on the United Soccer Coaches Member Club Program, contact Andrew McGinnis at amcginnis@unitedsoccercoaches.org.